Head of Department
Born in Schio (Vicenza) in 1955. He moved to Milan in 1979 to work with Ettore Sottsass, becoming his partner the following year, together with Matteo Thun and Marco Zanini. That same year, 1980, marked the creation of Memphis, of which Cibic was one of the designers and founders, under the guidance of Sottsass.
In 1989, he went out on his own, founding, together with Antonella Spiezio, Cibic & Partners, providing his personal design services for his own projects and for other companies, as well as expanding into the field of interior design and architecture projects in Italy and abroad. In 2001 entered in Cibic & Partners Luigi Marchetti and, in 2003, Chuck Felton.
With respect to design, his most important projects include:
Ottone Meloda: Design for new faucet collection
Citizen_City: Design Research, 2003
Cappellini: Stool, 2002
Artemide: Click, 2002
QBX: Decorating elements, 2002
Foscarini: CocÚ lamp, 2000 and Lampoon lamp, 2002
Paola C.: Art direction and Design, 1999
Standard: Line of furniture and accessories for interior decoration, 1991
Memphis: Design movement, 1981-1987
1x1: Exhibition of unique objects, 2002, Galleria Antonia Jannone, Milan
New Stories New Design: Design manifesto on the invention of new works with studentsí projects, 2002, studio Cibic&Partners, Milan
Not For Sale: Design Research, 2001, studio Cibic&Partners, Milan
Aldo Cibic Designer: Monographic exhibition at Lamec, 1999, Basilica Palladiana, Vicenza
Smart Home Fitness: Exhibition of alternative fitness equipment, 1998, spazio Erica Calvi, Milan
He is a teacher at the Domus Academy, at the Milan Polytechnic (Faculty of Architecture) as part of the Industrial Design degree and at the Venice University of Architecture, as part of the Industrial Design degree.
Since January 2005 he is director of the Design department at Fabrica. He divides his time between Vicenza, where his family live, Milan, where Cibic & Partners is based, and Treviso.