Born in San Mommé, Tuscany, 1923. He studied architecture and started working as a graphic designer in 1945. During the 1950s he moved to Milan. In 1964 he designed the worldwide famous Serie 64 furniture line. From 1965 to 1967 he worked as the art director of Casabella, designing the whole magazine. During the 1960s he worked on several exhibitions and restorations in Genoa, developing an innovative modular display system. Fronzoni is the undisputed master of minimalist design and his work has been exhibited in Italy and abroad, and is part of the permanent collection of MoMA New York. He taught for several years at the Istituto Statale d’Arte (ISA) in Monza, and at the Umanitaria School and his own school-aterlier in Milan. He died in Milan, Lombardy, 2002.