Italo Lupi graduated in architecture from the Milan Polytechnic and mostly does architecture for exhibitions and cohordinated projects of editorial and graphic design. Corporate image consultant for la Rinascente, IBM Italia and Milano Triennale. Former art director of Domus magazine, editor-in-chief and art director of Abitare from 1992 to 2007. He did the graphic design for exhibitions and museums with the architecture of Mario Bellini (Museo della Storia di Bologna, Palazzo Grassi, Stupinigi, Triennale di Milano), Achille Castiglioni (padiglioni RAI and Bticino, PittiImmagine, Museo Correr in Venice,layout of 14th Triennale), Guido Canali (the “Settecento”exhibition in Palazzo della Pilotta, Parma). With Migliore e Servetto he designed the Look of the City for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and for the celebrations of 150th anniversary of the Italian unity, whose symbol is the great light installation on the Mole Antonelliana.
Among the many awards: two Compasso d’Oro, German Design Award 2011, Certificate of merit of Typomundus in Prague, Bronze Medal from Los Angeles International Design Award 2012, first prize Pen Club/Fedrigoni. Hon Royal Designer RSA (London), Hall of Fame of the Art Directors Club Italia, member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale).