Luca Poncellini

Course Leader of the MA in Design – Interior Design


Course leader of NABA’s MA in Interior Design since 2012, Luca Poncellini is an architect and designer with a PhD in the history of architecture and town planning.

He taught in the Faculty of Architecture of Politecnico di Milano from 2007 to 2011. He was a  partner in the architecture office Cliostraat in Torino until 2009, when he launched his own practice based in Milan. In these positions he designed and lectured in several countries: Italy, Germany, Thailand, Japan, Usathe United States, China, the Netherlands, Hungary, Russia, Turkey, Algeria, Senegal, and Switzerland.

His works have been exhibited at the Biennale di Venezia (“Dreams and Conflicts”, 2003 , and; “L’Italia cerca casa”, Italian Pavillion, 2008), at Villa Manin Contemporary Art Centre (“Luna Park Fantastic Art”, 2005), at Van Alen Institute in New York (“The Good Life Design”, 2007), at ETH in Zurich (“Italy Now”, 2007), and at MA*GA – Museum of Art Museo Arte Gallarate (“Abitare Minimo”, 2012). He co-curated the retrospective exhibition “Laszlo Hudec,” organized by the General Consulate of Hungary in Shanghai in 2008.

Poncellini is also a writer, publishing essays and articles published in several Italian and international magazines. He is author of the book “Laszlo Hudec,” published in Hungary and China in 2010 and 2013.