- founded in, place
- 1964, Milan, Italy
- Gruppo MID is a collective which was founded in Milan by Antonio Barrese, Alfonso Grassi, Gianfranco Laminarca, and Alberto Marangoni in 1964. The planning of works was done as a collective. Since 1966 member of Associazione per il Disegno Industriale (ADI) and shift of activities towards design. Alternative names MID Ricerche visive and MID Design were used after 1966. Barrese left the collective in 1972. From 1972 Grassi, Laminarca and Marangoni collaborated as MID Design / Communicazione Visiva until 1992.
Exhib.: 1964, Venice Biennale. 1965, »MID Gruppo di ricerca«, Galleria Il Centro, Naples. 1966, »KunstLichtKunst«, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.