Andrea Branzi is an Italian architect and designer, born in Florence in 1938 where he graduated in architecture in 1966. Since 1973 he has lived and worked in Milan, where he was a professor at the Milan Polytechnic until 2009. In 1964 he founded together with Paolo Deganello, Massino Morozzi and Gilberto Coretti the Archizoom Associati, an avant-garde group known internationally for having designed furniture with innovative design such as the superonda sofa in 1966, the safari sofa in 1967 and the mies armchair in 1969. These furnishing accessories are now preserved at the Centro Studi and the Archive of Communication of the University of Parma and the CCI of the Center Georges Pompidou of Paris. In 1982 Andra Branzi opens his own studio to dedicate himself to architecture, urban planning and design, participating in important projects such as the modern art gallery and the recovery plan of the San Francesco block in Arezzo, the city of Tokyo for the Mitsubishi project and the project of research for Vitra offices. As a designer Branzi collaborates with numerous Italian companies such as acerbis, artemide, cassina, alessi, lapis, pioniere, unitalia, up & up, interflex and zanotta. For Rotaliana Andrea Branzi signs Goccia, an elegant modern chandelier made of blown glass that recalls the shape of a pendant jewel.