Manuel Franzan after graduation in marketing and graphic communications, started working in research and development department of Dainese spa.
In 2003 he began his collaboration to the product of Mtech spa,
Mastrotto Group, the world's largest tannery, where he specialized in knowledge of textile and leather.
In 2005 he received the award for best design "Motorbike" for the project to suit NKP whole skin (No Kangaroo Please) In 2005 he became CEO of Mtech Spa, until 2008, when he decided to open his own consulting firm in Design and Communication.
In 2009 he won MOTOCICLISMO's award for best innovation by motorcycle MF Bender, the first approved back protector is completely folded, and in 2010 was exhibited at the International Design Award "Best Good Design Asia" held in Tokyo thanks to his idea and product sold of first "fold-up" level 2 back protector in the world.
Franzan Design Studio joined in 2009 the Italian Association for Industrial Design (ADI).
Actually in the Studio there are other 4 persons collaborating each others, that follow indications depending from the requirements of customers, from the simple rough design of a concept, a model, to the complete correction of samples, using not only mannequines but also real models.
In recent years we have developed several types of protective elements, including helmets, boots, gloves and airbag, following not only the aesthetic but also the needs of the consumer and the regulations imposed by institutions of type approval.
2009 / Best innovation for motorcycle MF Bender
2010 / Best Young Design Award Europe
2010 / "Best Design" product UK Design Council
2010 / Good Design Product Expò Tokyo
2014 / "Most Wanted" product - Motorrad 2RAD
2018 / ISPO Winner - Winter Sports Munich