Tito Agnolio worked as a lighting and furniture designer and teaches in Milan. Some of his plays are held in a permanent collection of MoMa in New York.
He was born in Lima, Peru in 1931 and moved to Italy after World War II. He studied architecture in Milan and teaches at the Instituto d'Arte in Lissone. During the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Agnoli designs for luxurious Italian brands like Arflex, Bonacina, Matteo Grassi, Poltrona Frau, Ycami and Oluce. In the 1960s, he creates well-known designs such as: The Model 9000 Sofa by Arflex; The sculptural Wicker P3 Lounge Chair and P3S Lounge Chair; The stainless steel sorbet Chair and Punto e Virgola chair for Pierantonio Bonacina, as well as the 1970s Korium chair for Matteo Grassi.
In 1974, Agnoli designs in collaboration with his wife many leather sofas and loungers, which had great commercial success. Agnoli is nominated twice for the prestigious Compasso d'Oro Award and wins a gold medal at the Neocon Show in Chicago in 1986.
Tito Agnoli dies in February 2012 in Milan.