Odo Fioravanti studied Industrial Design at the Design Department of the Milan Polytechnic. Since 2003 he has worked as an industrial designer, also experimenting graphic and exhibition design. His projects received prestigious design awards. He taught in many design schools and academies: Milan Polytechnic, IUAV Venice, Domus Academy, Istituto Marangoni, NABA, SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design, HEAD Genève. His objects have been featured in many international exhibitions. In 2010 the Design Museum of the Triennale di Milano featured the personal exhibition Industrious Design about his work. In 2011 he won the XXII Compasso d’Oro Prize ADI with the Frida wooden chair by Pedrali. He also works as a freelance journalist for design magazines trying to explore and to change the boundaries of design as a discipline.