Stefano Giovannoni was born in La Spezia in 1954 and graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Florence in 1978. He lives and works in Milan. He taught and conducted research at the Faculty of Architecture in Florence from 1979 to 1991. He has been a professor at Domus Academy in Milan, at the Università del Progetto in Reggio Emilia and professor of Industrial Design at the Università di Architettura in Genoa. He works as an industrial and interior designer and architect. Some of his products and designs have been selected for prestigious international exhibition.