Paolo Buffa

Paolo Buffa (1903-1970) was an Italian architect and designer renowned for his elegant, Art Deco-inspired furniture designs. After studying architecture and engineering, he founded his own design firm in the 1930s. Buffa's furniture pieces were known for their attention to detail, sophisticated style, and use of high-quality materials. He drew inspiration from Art Deco and Neo-Classical styles, incorporating luxurious materials like brass, marble, and exotic woods into his designs. Despite being overshadowed by contemporaries like Gio Ponti and Carlo Mollino, Buffa's furniture designs remain highly sought-after by collectors and design enthusiasts today.