Robert De Fuccio, award-winning
designer, has had thirty-eight years of experience in the field of contract furniture. As the head of his own design firm, De Fuccio specializes in complete product
development from mechanical drawings to full scale prototyping. Since his firm was established in 1971, De Fuccio has been commissioned by sixteen major
corporations, including industry leaders such as Gunlocke,
Thonet, and Stow Davis. From his famous Triangle Chair to his
elegant new line of executive task chairs for Stylex, Inc.,
Robert De Fuccio has created dynamic furniture which suits the needs of manufacturers and consumers alike.
De Fuccio has been honored by his peers for his innovative yet practical furniture. Winner of the Rome Prize for design, he is an alumni fellow of the
American Academy in Rome. His Triangle Chair has been
honored no less than five times. Arthur J. Pulos, Chairman of the Board of the
Industrial Designers Society of America, called the chair "a beautiful and logical solution to a familiar product." Interior Design Magazine named it one of
the most significant furniture designs of the past fifty years. It has also won an Institute of Business Designer's Gold Award and an Industrial Design Magazine Annual
Product Award. And the Cranbrook Academy of Art included
the Triangle Chair in its Design Michigan exhibition. Robert De Fuccio's work was also selected to appear in the 18th Annual Industrial Design Review.
Robert De Fuccio's thirty eight years of experience in the field of contract furniture make him a valuable resource for both manufacturers and students. De Fuccio
has taught woodworking and design at the Philadelphia College of Art
, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, CO,
and the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in
Rockport, ME. He has also published in
Fine Woodworking magazine. As a consultant, De Fuccio has engineered a five million dollar furniture project for Coca Cola International. He oversaw all stages of furnishing company headquarters
in Atlanta, GA, including the writing of specifications for contracts; the detailing and engineering of chairs and case goods; the location of materials, subcontractors,
and suppliers; the monitoring of production in Korea; and US installation. De Fuccio has also worked as a technical consultant for Thonet, Stendig, and Stol of Slovenia.