Marco Maran was born in Siena in 1963. His design comes from incessant research, synthesis and continuous improvement of ideas.
He co-operates with several well-known design firms and his works have appeared in many national and international shows. He has received many prizes and mentions for his projects:

1995 – First Prize Young & Design for Sinuè

1996 – Second Prize Young & Design for Zip

1997 – Grandesign International Prize and Prize IIDA Product Design Achievement Awards for Chiacchiera

2003 – Chicago Good Design Award for So Happy

2004 – First Prize Sidim, Montreal, for So Happy and Nuda&Cruda

2005 – First Prize Catas for the most innovative chair with X3

2006 – Tokyo Good Design Award for Ricciolina and So Happy

         – Selection for Body to Body for ADI DESIGN INDEX

2008 – Chicago Good Design Award for Body to Body

         – Grandesign International Prize for Lovely

2011 – Selection for 3x2 for CHRISTMUST 2011