Architect, designer, Associate Researcher in product and fashion design strategies for luxury market at School of Arts of Nanjing University, from 2007 to 2018 at DIDA Department of University of Florence. Master in Business Design at Domus Academy Milan and PhD in Industrial design, Environment and History at Luigi Vanvitelli University Naples. From 2012 to 2018 senior researcher within joint research Labs between Academia and advanced craftsmanship SMES. From 2010 to 2017 Professor in Product Design Fashion Design at Bachelor program in Design of University of Florence. Academic coordinator at Fashion design department of IED-Istituto Europeo di Design in Florence from 2014 to march 2018.

He is actually professor of History of Western Design, Fashion and Luxury Culture, Design-Driven Innovation for Cultural Heritage and Design Laboratory at School of Arts of Nanjing University. His professional profile is focusing on relationships between design strategies and advanced craftsmanship processes. Moreover, his research is focusing on product values communication through design-driven innovation based on technology implementation within high-end manufacturing and production traceability.