1891. Gio Ponti was born. Famous designer and "universal" architect from Milan. Founder of Domus in 1928, he organized the 5th Triennale in Milan, and was a supporter of the Compasso d'Oro award. Ranging from scenic designs for theatres to chairs, from kitchen tools to ocean liners' interiors, from Pirelli skyscraper to lamps, Gio Ponti is a catalyst figure of pure innovation. He died in 1979 in Milan.