Born in Milan in 1930. He studied at the Academy in Brera and then attended Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan which he left to run his father's concern. In the early 50s he devoted himself to informal painting and took part in the MAC, Movement of concrete art. In 1964, he was awarded the In-Arch prize for the furniture project of a hotel. He was awarded the Compasso d'Oro prize in 1967 and in 1981, the SMAU prize in 1981. He developed for Bayer "Visiona 69", a habitat suggestion shown at the Moma in New York.