Giorgio Topan was born in Padova in 1958 and graduated in Architecture in 1982 from the IUAV University in Venice. After working for Zanussi/Electrolux in Porcia (PN) from 1986 to 1989, in 1991 he founded "Studio Associato" together with Gianantonio Perin, collaborating actively with many office furniture firms, both national and international, and receiving numerous prizes. Whilst designing, Perin and Topan pay attention to uniting mass production with aesthetic values and functional aspects. They have designed for Frezza the DIGIT, FORMA and ONO executive lines and the VOGUE reception. In 2015 Topan continues his activities with "Studio A Topan&Partners", specializing in office and home product design, graphic design and lighting.