The Maxalto collection has been designed by Antonio Citterio since 1995. A prolific architect, Citterio currently works in the industrial design sector with companies such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto, Technogym, and Vitra. In 1987 and in 1994 he was awarded the Compasso d’Oro-ADI. Since 2006 he has been a professor of Architectural Design at the Mendrisio Academy of Architecture. In 2008 he was honored by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London, receiving the title—Royal Designer for Industry.