Andries van Onck
Andries van Onck worked as an industrial designer at Olivetti in Italy assisting Ettore Sottsass; 1965 he opened his own studio in Milan and his wife Hiroko Takeda joined him later. They created many products in different sectors, such as household appliances, furniture, machine tools and electronic equipment.
In 1976, he was member of the Board of ADI (Italian Designers Association). He opened his own design office in Milan in 1965 which is located today in Gavirate (VA).
Andries van Onck is member of the board of the ISIA (Higher Italian State Institute for Design) in Rome and professor of design at the State University "Politecnico" in Milan. He also teaches design at the ISIA (Higher Italian State Institute for Design) in Florence and Rome.
His work has been exhibited in several museums and exhibitions and is part of the permanent collections at Chicago, London, Paris and Amsterdam Museums.