Gae Aulenti

Gae Aulenti

The genius of Italian architecture, Gae Aulenti, left her mark in many cities around the world with her personal style. Her design pieces brought art in- and outside of many homes. Aulenti’s prosperous career includes significant commissions of interior architecture, such as the renovation of Paris Gare d’Orsay, the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona in 1995, Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome in 2000, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco in 2003 and the Turin Palavela in 2006.
Her creativity earned her much recognition like the Légion d’honneur (FR) in 1987 and the Japanese Imperial Praemium in 1991. She attained chairs at Politecnico di Milano and IUAV, and collaborated with big names in the design world, comprising of Olivetti, Max Mara, Knoll and Fiat.