Born in Amsterdam, Bob Noorda works in the field of visual communication, corporate identity, packaging, product and interior design.
He gains several awards and prizes among which four “Compasso d’Oro”: in 1964 for Milanese underground signals, in 1979 for Region Lombardy logo, 1984 for Fusital coordinated image and in 1994 for his career.
He also obtained the golden medal for his activity in the field of design in Rimini. He was graphic design professor at Umanitaria of Milan, ISIA of Urbino and IED of Milan. From 1996 to 2001 he has been professor of visual communication at Design Faculty of Polytechnics of Milan. In 2005 he was conferred the Honoris Cause Degree in Design by Polytechnics of Milan.