Renato J. Morganti


Renato Jaime Morganti, an Italian-Spanish visual artist, has studied music, decoration, sculpture, art, design, and architecture. In 2005, he graduated with honours in architecture from the Polytechnic University of Milan; previously, in 1999 he graduated in sculpture from the HdK in Berlin (now UdK Universität der Künste Berlin), where he later obtained a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts (2000).

Founder of the artistic group USURP Berlin (1998) and of the interdisciplinary laboratory 6k | sixca Milano (2000), in 2010, while he was carrying out his artistic research, he also launched mar | meta art, an interdisciplinary project focused on the development of design and concept-design projects based on collaborations and a systemic and meta philosophy. He was awarded with international prizes: his project for “Pavilion”, modular shading structures produced by Paola Lenti, won the INTERIOR INNOVATION AWARD 2015, German Design Council; 2014 ADI DESIGN INDEX 2014, Milan; nomination for GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2015; MIAW Muuuz International Design Awards 2014, Paris; 2013 GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design.

He collaborates with companies specialising in interior and urban design, such as Paola Lenti and Metalco.

In 2019, on the occasion of the launch of the Carlo table design by Tono Morganti, included in the De Padova collection, he collaborated on its reinterpretation.