Gaetano Pesce

Sculptor, designer, and Italian architect.

Dear members,

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Gaetano Pesce. An extraordinary talent in the realms of design and architecture, he was honored with the Color Award in 2023.

Gaetano Pesce’s artistic journey traversed a multitude of disciplines, from crafting iconic buildings to sculptural pieces that defied conventional perception and challenged the very essence of materials. With his boundless creativity and visionary spirit, Pesce profoundly influenced the way we perceive and inhabit the spaces around us. Beyond his creative endeavors, he will be remembered for his unwavering passion and commitment to nurturing future generations of designers and architects. Through his teaching and mentorship, he inspired countless young minds, leaving an indelible mark on the fabric of design culture.

His departure leaves a palpable void in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing and collaborating with him. Yet, his creative legacy endures through the timeless resonance of his works and the enduring inspiration he imparted to all who were touched by his vision.

Gaetano Pesce’s legacy transcends the bounds of time, remaining an eternal beacon of innovation and creativity in the world of design. His daring ingenuity will continue to shape and inspire generations to come, ensuring that his spirit lives on in the hearts and minds of all who cherish his remarkable contributions.


Marcello Picollo President