Born in Padua in 1950. After his studies in Venice in 1947 (Liceo Artistico, I.U.A.V. and Università Internazionale dell'Arte) he focused on design, dividing his professional activity between Florence, Venice and Verona. His restless and highly personal attitude marked 30 years of Italian design. He collaborated with an significant number of companies (especially in the furniture industry) in an attempt to combine theory, aesthetics and design techniques to create long-lasting and unmistakably Italian products.