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Alberto Rosselli (1921-1976) is an architect, designer and teacher born in Palermo, in Italy. He studies at the Architecture Faculty of the Polytechnic School in Milan and graduateds after the war, in 1947. Early 1950s, he studies the Design for Industry section in the architecture, art and design journal : Domus, created in 1928 and directed by Gio Ponti. From 1951, in addition to his architect profession, he notably designs products and furnitures, and works for companies like Cassina, Kartell and Saporiti. In collaboration with Gio Ponti and engineer Antonio Fornaroli, Alberto Rosselli creates the P.F.R. (Ponti, Fornaroli, Rosselli) in 1952, in Milan. Between 1954 and 1963, he founds and directs the Stile Industria magazine. In 1954, he also creates the Compasso d’Oro Prize with Marco Zanuso. He co-foundes the Italian Association of Industrial Design: ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale), in 1956. From 1963, he teaches at the Architecture Faculty of the Polytechnic School of Milan. Alberto Rosselli marks the history of Italian edition in the domain of design. His essays, his role as University professor and his creations shows its constant search for innovation. He died in Milan at the end of the 70s and receives posthumously in 1987 the Golden Compass prize, of which he was a member of the jury since the first editions.