Born in Carimate, he graduated in Milan in 1993 and immediately started working with Cappellini. Besides his activity as consultant for furniture brands, Carlo Colombo took part in the renovation of public and private showrooms, offices, restaurants and villas; one of the most interesting project is the Hong Kong Louvre Gallery, a space open to highest quality design items. In 2004 he received the “Designer of the Year” award in Tokyo.