(Rome, Italy, 1955)
Stefano Casciani is an Italian writer, designer, curator and industrial consultant. He moved to Milan from Rome in 1979. At the age of 24 he became editor of Domus magazine, and at 25 he was Art Director of Zanotta. He published his first book, Mobili come architetture. Il disegno della produzione, in 1984. He built his career as a designer, but also as a cultural divulger at international levels, through exhibitions, publications and conferences on art, design, and architecture, which earned him a series of major awards. In 2000 he received the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award for the RAI Lezioni di Design program. Casciani has been deputy director of Domus for several years and has been a member of the Scientific Committee of the Bisazza Foundation since 2011. In the same year, with Skira he published the book Flâneur. Scritti sparsi di architettura, arte e design: an extensive collection of his writings from 1979 to the present. In 2012 he founded the quarterly magazine Disegno. La nuova cultura industriale. He also served as scientific director of the arcVision Prize – Women and Architecture, promoted by Italcementi Group.