Architect and teacher of POLI.design
Alberto Zanetta was born in Milan. He completed his studies in Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy and has been active since the early 90’s in several interior design sectors such as home, restaurant, shop and beauty centre, lending particular attention to all the dynamics of his projects, from the direction of the work to the creation of furniture and special details like illumination systems and light effects. He has set up Zade Milano Architects studio. Specialized in beauty and wellness design in 2009, he has been collaborating with POLI.design, Consortium of Polytechnic University of Milan, where he teaches a Master’s courses entitled Design Experience for architects and designers. This course focuses in particular on the emerging markets like entertainment, hospitality, wellness and retail. Since 2011 He has been Teaching Assistant at Politecnico of Milan.
From 2014 he is currently responsible and coordinator of five Higher Education Courses:
Hotel Design Solutions, Wellness & Lifestyle Design for a Better Living, Ho.Re.Ca Design, Leisure Lounge & Restaurant Design, Showroom & Flagship Store Design. In these fields He has given numerous lectures in Italy at Politecnico of Milan and in China at Tsinghua University of Pechino, at Tongji University of Shanghai and at the Design Promotion Center of Shanghai and Shenzen.
He has been Ad Maiora Milano’s art director a company started in 2010 from a careful analysis of the market
of outdoor furnishings and accessories and it’s based on the observation of users needs and on a careful
reinterpretation of existing objects. (www.admaioramilano.com)
He win the second prize HORECA24 Innovation of the Year 2013 with Narsil a drink holder platform product
by Ad Maiora Milano.
Since 2015 He has been a part of the jury of the Italian pool Award.
From the 2018 He is the Art Director of the Arcreative Day, a new format dedicated to handmade objects
realized by the architects.
Currently engaged in the design of various hotels and spas in Veneto, Piedmont and Lombardy.