Enzo Mari, born in Novara in 1932, works in different directions, from graphics to design and architecture. In 2002 the Faculty of Architecture of the Milan Polytechnic awarded him an honorary degree in industrial design. His works are exhibited at the Venice Biennale, the Milan Triennale, the Schloss Charlottenburg in Berlin, the M.I.C. of Faenza, at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome, at the MoMA in New York and at the Milan Triennale. For the caliber of his research, he was awarded many prizes including four Compasso d'Oro.