Tobia Repossi studied Architecture at Politecnico di Milano and Product Design at Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole in Copenhagen.
He is a registered architect with twenty years of experience in industrial and product design.
He worked for major European and Asian market leading companies among which Tencent, ZTE, Huawei, TCL, as well as small startups.
He designed products for interior and outdoor, as well as furniture, electronic appliances and accessories.
His works have been selected for the Compasso d’Oro Prize, Design Index, Mediastars, Modern Decoration Award, A’Design Award and Red Dot Award and published in magazines and newspapers.
He’s been ranked number 22 in the world for Electronic Appliances by DAC, number 40 designer in China by World Designer Rankings and 106 in the world.
He’s been teaching Design at Politecnico di Milano Faculty of Design, IED (European Institute of Design), ARUCAD (Arkin University for Creative Arts and Design in Cyprus) and Director of the Arkin Innovation Hub of Arucad Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design.
He co-founded IDA (Italian Design Association) that reunites all the Italian professionals in China and promotes the culture of Italian design.
He gave public speeches in many Universities, Design Conferences and TED events.
He established successful design and communication companies like ZonaUno design Agency, TR & Partners in Shenzhen and Mobili in Cartone a cardboard furniture company that sells products all over Europe.
He’s Director of the Arkin Innovation Hub, research centre of ARUCAD Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design.