Maurizio Vitta has been Professor of History and Culture of the Design at the Faculty of Design of the Politecnico of Milan and he also taught at the Academy of Brera. He has studied architecture and design, dealing with the multiform reality of the everyday object. Among his most recent books: Dell’abitare. Corpi spazi oggetti immagini (Milano 2008); Il progetto della bellezza. Il design fra arte e tecnica dal 1851 ad oggi (Milano 2011); Le voci delle cose. Progetto idea destino (Milano 2016).