Borsani, Osvaldo

(1911 - 1985)

Osvaldo Borsani was an Italian architect and designer. He studied at the Politecnico di Milano and after completing his degree, he joined the family business, Atelier Varedo (later Arredamento Borsani) as a furniture designer. Throughout the 1940s and early 1950s, Borsani produced a large body of work including storage pieces and seating.

In 1953 Osvaldo and his brother Fulgencio founded a firm called Tecno, which became known for its technology and research-based approach to furniture design.