Born in Genoa in 1972, he graduated with honours in Architecture and completed a PhD in Urban Planning. Initially he was a project architect winning some important international competitions such as Europan in 2005. In the same year he started work as editor with Domus and then went on to be columnist and Guest Editor for a number of other leading design and architecture magazines including Interni, Elle Décor and Mark. He has produced communication, curatorial and research projects for a wide range of companies, designers and leading organizations in the world of design and architecture at an international level including Stefano Boeri Architetti and ADI among others. A member of AIS (Associazione degli storici italiani del design), he has been a professor/lecturer at the Domus Academy in Milan and now teaches at the Milan Polytechnic.