Honorary Professor at Politecnico di Milano. Architect, he is presently president of the Triennale Design Museum in Milan for which he has developed the new concept of a changing museum and the different editorial lines on new Italian design, the masters and new looks on new design from far away countries. He is Industrial Design full professor, at the Design Faculty of the Politecnico di Milano, where, he is actually Dean of the School of Design after having covered for eight years the role of Head of INDACO Department (Dipartimento di Industrial Design, delle Arti, della Comunicazione e della Moda). Chief and Senior Professor of Textile Design degree course (Campus of Como, Politecnico of Milan) and Manager of Fashion Design degree courses (Campus Bovisa, Politecnico of Milan). He is one of the founders of the College of Design of the Politecnico and of the Interior Design PhD course. He lectured at the Universities of Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Barcelona, Montreal, Berlin,Shanghaj, Beijing, Orleans, Paris, Melbourne, Buenos Aires, Saõ Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Contract Professor at Milano Fashion Institute.