Born in 1963 in Milan, where he lives and works today, Claudio Bellini graduated in Architecture and Industrial Design in 1990 at the Politecnico di Milano. His innate prolific talent was apparent as of 1987, when he started working at Mario Bellini Associates, where his skills brought him to be an integral part of many important projects, spanning the globe and ranging from architecture to industrial to furniture design. In 1997 he founded with Mario Bellini "Atelier Bellini", an innovative consultancy dedicated to industrial design, with special interest in the relationship between new technologies and aesthetic research processes.