From Elle Decor Magazine: From architecture to graphics to furniture, the typical Piero Lissoni product is modern and elegant, sexy and sly—much like the man himself. With his longtime design partner, Nicoletta Canesi, this Milan-based architect and designer—who also operates a studio in New York—has built everything from private villas to corporate headquarters and hotels (one of their latest: a swank renovation of Amsterdam’s historic Conservatorium Hotel). Lissoni is perhaps best known as a prolific designer of contemporary furniture, housewares, and kitchen systems for such iconic brands as Alessi, Boffi, Living Divani, and Kartell. Wherever he roams, this jet-setting bachelor has an eye for perfection. “I love beauty,” he says. “I am Italian, don’t forget.