Paolo Francesco Zanotto received a Bachelor Degree in Architecture Politecnico di Milano in 1979.
From 1980 to 1981 he collaborated with ICITE-CNR and was in charge of research on performance legislation. From 1981 to 1987 he worked with Studio G14 in the industrial design and he partecipated in different projects in the fields of furniture and retail outlet design. At the same time he started working as a consultant at Asolo Sport, designing products such as shoes and backpacks. In 1987 he won the Compasso d’oro , designing technical shoes for alpine hiking “ASF101” produced by Asolo Sport.
At the same time as his design work, he began his activities as an architect, renovating both private homes and show rooms , as well as collaborating an architectural projects with other professionals.
In 1987 Paolo Zanotto together with Ms Renata Fusi and Ms Silvana Rosti, opened “Studio Fusi Rosti Zanotto”, which closed at the end of 2003. During these years he worked in architecture , the building renewal sector, interior design and in product design. In 1991 he won an other Compasso d’oro.
From January 2004 he has been working with Ing. Gianni Gambaro, Arch Daniele Borin, Arch. Daniele Rotondo in a project team, working in the fi eld of architecture, building renewal and interior design.
Since 2004 he has also been working as a consultant for art direction and design for various companies in the fields of furniture and sport product design.