13 September 2017
He received his degree in Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan, earning the merit of being one of most well-known Italian designers. With Giulio Iacchetti, he won the Compasso d’Oro ADI for the “Moscardino” fork on display in the Permanent Design Collection at the MOMA in New York, followed by another for the Montini manhole covers series. He won the Wallpaper Design Award ’08 for the Leti lamp manufactured by Danese. Meanwhile, he founded TobeUs, a brand of toy cars handcrafted in Italy. He was invited in 2015 to the edition of the Tianjin International Design Week as representative of Italian design with a one-man exhibition, whereas he was the Italian Ambassador for the Italian Design Day in 2017. In addition to his design activities, he lectures at several international universities, is an art director and architect.