Emanuela Frattini Magnusson

Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer / United States / Bloomberg LP; EFM Design

Emanuela Frattini Magnusson is a Milan-born architect and designer based in New York. Since October 2013, she has held the position of Global Head of Design at Bloomberg LP. There she works at the intersection of design and planning to create an expression of the corporate culture that matches the mission of the company at an international scope.

Prior to her work at Bloomberg LP, she was founder and principal of EFM Design, an award-winning, multi-disciplinary practice established in 1991. The firm’s output spanned architecture, interiors, product design, brand development, and graphics. She has also been the founder and principal designer of Articolo, a collection of European produced furniture, the creative director of Spinneybeck leather and the founder, CEO and designer of Manù, a line of luxury leather goods. Emanuela is a Board Member and Treasurer of Operation Design, a not-for-profit that promotes design education in public schools.

Throughout her career, she has created award-winning, top-selling products for leading manufacturers, including her Propeller Tables for Knoll, and a collection of accessories sold exclusively through the Museum of Modern Art. Emanuela has also served as a visiting faculty member at Parsons School of Design and at Yale University School of Architecture. Her architectural and design work has been widely published in the United States and Europe. Trained in architecture at the Milan Politecnico, she also holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited.

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