Architect and designer of furniture and lamps. One of the founding members of the ADI (Association for Industrial Design) in 1956. He was a great connoisseur of wood craftsmanship and he considered the wood the best material to represent his essential style and design. He collaborated with Gio Ponti until 1954. In 1970 he designed with Livio Castiglioni the lamp-snake for Artemide. He also worked for Cassina, Bernini, Fantoni.