Claudio Bellini (1963) was born in Milan. This is where he both lives and works today. Claudio Bellini graduated in architecture and design in 1990 from Politecnico de Milano. In 1987, he started working for his father at Mario Bellini Associates. Claudio Bellini started his own studio "Atelier Bellini" in 1997. The studio mainly works with industrial design and takes a keen interest in the relationship between new technologies and the aesthetical process. Claudio Bellini has received many honours and awards for his design work. He is an associate professor at the university in Genova and hold lectures at universities all over the world.