Ettore Mocchetti is an Italian architect and interior designer. He graduated in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic, specializing in “graphic design” and “interior design” and cultivating two passions: journalism and architecture. In 1975 he worked with Oscar Niemeyer for a publication on new ideas for urban projects. Between 1970 and 1977 he directed the magazine Epoca, and between 1998 and 2004 he has planned and directed the Condé Nast Traveller. He has contributed to the re-organization of the historical centre in Varese and to the new urban planning of the Eolian Islands in Italy. Since 1980, he has been director of the magazine AD: Architectural Digest, one of the most influential interior design journals in the world.