After his degree in Industrial Design he started working at studio Zanuso. Later, he worked as a consultant for Design Group Italia and became a business partner at studio Arduini Bonfanti e Salvemini. His main field of work is the design of durable goods, also produced with complex technologies, with special focus on the development and experimentation of innovative systems. Interested in design issues applied to disability and Design for All (Inclusive Design) he founded EIDD in Dublin – European Institute for Design and Disability (now Design for All Europe), of IIDD – Italian Institute for Design and Disability and of Hbgroup – Human Basic Design. Occasional collaborator with specialised magazines and design universities, he is a faculty member in the Industrial Design Degree at the University of Genoa. Winner of a Compasso d’Oro and of a National Award for Innovation, he has also received mentions in national and international design awards.