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Andrea Ponti

Product Designer

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Andrea Ponti is an Italian designer specializing in product design. Since 2013 he has been living in Hong Kong where he founded Ponti Design Studio Limited. After graduating in product design from the Politecnico of Milan, Italy in 2006, Andrea lived seven years in Japan. As a researcher with Kyushu University, he was on various internship programs with leading Japanese companies including Honda, Toyota, and Mitsubishi Electric. Fascinated by rational and minimalist design, he could learn directly from some of the greatest contemporary Japanese designers such as Toshiyuki Kita, Chiaki Murata, and Junzo Yamashita. Andrea has organized many exhibits and events for the Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy on the theme of product design between Italy and Japan. He has won many international prizes and awards, including first prize at LG Mobile Design Awards 2012 for the revolutionary design of a smartphone for blind people.

Currently, Andrea collaborates with numerous global brands such as Philips, Tesla and Dainese as well as for a variety of local companies from Hong Kong, China and overseas. His projects are featured in leading international design media.
Education
Milan, Italy
Sep 2003Jul 2006
Product Design | Bachelor Degree
Milan, Italy
Sep 2006Jul 2008
Product Design | Master Degree
Fukuoka, Japan
Sep 2008Apr 2009
Product & Transportation Design | Researcher
Experience
Parma, Italy
Jan 2007Jun 2008
Architecture Studio Schianchi
Product Designer (Internship)
Osaka, Japan
Apr 2009Aug 2010
Kyoto, Japan
Aug 2010Mar 2013
Product Designer
Central, Hong Kong
Mar 2013Present
Awards
Languages
 
Italian (Native), English (Fluent), Japanese (Fluent), French (Advanced)