Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016
On the occasion of the awards ceremony for the 24th ADI Compasso D’Oro edition, Franco Moschini, President of Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH, was honoured with the prestigious ADI Compasso d’Oro Career Award.
Established in 1954, ADI Compasso d’Oro Award is the oldest and most influential international design award.
Moschini is the undisputed protagonist of Gebruder Thonet Vienna GmbH rebirth. He is a part of a great European history that merges tradition and innovation, renewing its style lines through continuous project research. His approach which anticipates modern design has contributed to the definition of the visual grammar of contemporaneousness.
The motivation for the award assigned to Franco Moschini was: “For constantly being in search of excellence in arts and design, transforming a prestigious historical brand into a modern company where design, technology, craftsmanship and tradition come together in perfect harmony while maintaining the high quality of the products. For creating a research centre in the heart of the Marche Region where the best Italian and international designers have succeeded in creating iconic products appreciated worldwide. For having continuously combined the entrepreneurial and cultural aspect, constantly engaged in training projects involving skills and local territories”.