An architect who lives and works in Milan. He was editor of Casabella magazine and editor-in-chief of the design magazine MODO.
He was a member of the Radical Design groups. He helped coordinate the Visual Arts-Architecture section at the Venice Biennale in 1975-76, as well as organising the Europe/America exhibition.
He curated the Raccolta del Design at the Triennale di Milano in 1980, and the exhibition Le Case della Triennale/The Houses of the Triennale in 1983. He curated the Design section of the exhibition Il Futuro delle Metropoli/The Future of the Metropolis at the XVIII Triennale in 1989.
As a designer, he has worked on projects for FontanaArte, Cappellini, Poltronova, Luceplan, Barovier & Toso, Artemide, Danese and Zeus, amongst others.
His works are held in the permanent collections at MoMA, the Centre Pompidou, FRAC/Orléans, the Triennale di Milano and the Savona Ceramics Museum.