Born in Tremezzina (Como) in 1945. Master in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico of Milan in 1969. From 1973 technical manager of Kartell, in charge of the development of projects of furniture and plastic laboratory equipments. In 1979 freelance industrial designer for various companies: Alfa Romeo Auto, Alias, Alessi, Arabia-Finland ,Cinelli, Colombo design, Brevetti Gaggia, JcDecaux, Ideal Standard, Luceplan, Legrand, Mandarina Duck, Omron Japan, Philips, Olivetti, Vitra, etc. From 1983 to 1987 lecturer on industrial technology at Domus Academy. Some products are part of permanent collection of Museum of Modern Art of Toyama and since 1994 The Museum of Modern Art in New York, includes in its Design Collection "Light light " chair 1987 , "Soft light "chair 1989, "Longframe" 1991 by Alias , and "On-Off " lamp by Luceplan1988. He works and lives in Milan.