After graduating in architecture at Florence University, Cristiana Vannini moved to Milan in 1991 to become chief executive of the Lighting Design Centre of Targetti Group.
From 1992 to 1996 she collaborated with Alessandro Mendini undertaking exhibition design projects and supervising publishing activities. Between 1996 and 2000 she collaborates on special editorial projects for the international design magazine Domus. In 1996 she established her own studio Cristianavannini | arc, an interior design practice composed by a young and trendy team, providing client-focused high-quality architectural services in various internal design fields, from hospitality to private houses, from workplaces to exhibit, events and retail. Among clients, information technology, mass market and real estate companies, as well as cultural private and public institutions. As a product designer, she has been consulted for lighting and furniture design companies, as well as taking part in exhibitions in Italy and abroad. Cristiana Vannini is visiting critic at Politecnico di Milano, Scuola Politecnica di Design, Domus Academy and Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence.
1998/2013 _ Founder and partner vc a, team of qualified architects and designers with a strong concern for innovation and research
2007/2010 _ Founder and partner Scialuppa, design management firm
2017 / currently _ Founder and creative director of Fassamano, fashion reading glasses brand
Member of IDEA, Italian Association of Exhibition Designers
Member of AREL, Association Real Estate Ladies
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