Born in Milan in 1976, Colonello is a designer who is associated to an experimental concept of design being the product of technological innovation. After graduating in Interior Design and completing his Masters, Colonello began his career in 1998 and started gaining recognition in various international competitions such as Cevisama, Young &Design and Intérieur. In 2002 and 2003 he presented his furniture collection at the Salone Satellite in Milan.
In 2006, Colonello designed the coat hook Ambrogio for Moco, a division of Minottiitalia Trading and was invited to exhibit his works at the “Idee” show at East & Studios in Milan. In the same year Colonello was selected, at the Milan Triennale, as a young designer with promise to take part in the “The New Italian Design” exhibition.
In 2007 Colonello’s Single kitchen for Boffi was shown at the “Avverati” exhibition during the Milan Furniture Fair and his most recent projects include an art gallery in Milan and some residences in Como and Milan.
For Boffi, he designed in 2004 the Single kitchen (and in 2005 this mono-block kitchen had been awarded as Best Kitchen for small spaces in Wallpaper* magazine and included in the ADI Design Index 2005).; in 2008 he designed the On/Off Kitchen Block.www.albertocolonello.com