Born in Tremezzina (Como) in 1945, he graduated in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan in 1969. Technical Director of Kartell between 1973 and product development manager in the labware and complementary furnishing divisions. Since 1979 he has been working as a freelance, collaborating with Brevetti Gaggia and from 1981 he worked on design for Alfa Romeo Auto for four years. He is currently working as an industrial designer with various firms: Alias, Alessi, Arabia-Finland, Cinelli, Colombodesign, Italtel Telematica, JcDecaux, Mandarina Duck, Ideal Standard, Luceplan, Kartell, Omron Japan, Philips, and Vitra Olivetti. For TVS, he designed and created the elegant Maestrale line.