Toni Cordero was born in Lanzo Torinese in 1937. He took his architecture degree in Turin, and in 1962 opened his first design office. His architectural work includes Turin’s ”Delle Alpi” stadium with the collaboration of Hutter, Ossola and Majowiecki, a building based on advanced timber technology in Turin’s Mandria Park in 1997 and the Staff International factory in Noventa-Vicenza in 1996. Among his many important interior design projects we can cite: the Olivetti head offices in Ivrea (1997); the chain of Kenzo boutiques in Europe and the USA (1981); the renovation of the Gio Ponti Montecatini building in Milan, and the conversion of a London place of worship into an apartment hotel and gallery; the 1983 restorations of the Hotel Splendido in Portofino and the Hotel Marini in Via del Tritone in Rome; the 1984 restoration of the former Banco Mediceo del Filarete building, in via dei Bossi in Milan; the boardrooms of the Fiat head offices in Corso Marconi in Turin (1986); the project for remodelling and extending the Turin Automobile Museum (1987); the Blumarine boutique in via della Spiga in Milan and the CP Company store in New York (1989); the Alberto Biani shop in Paris (1990); the renovation of the New York Industries offices and showroom in Milan (1994). His furniture and lighting design work includes collaborations with Acerbis, Driade, Artemide and Sawaya & Moroni. He died in Turin in April 2001.