Stefano Giovannoni was born in La Spezia in 1954 and graduated in Architecture in 1978. He lives and works in Milan.
He taught and conducted research at the Faculty of Architecture in Florence. He has been a professor at Domus Academy in Milan, at the University of Progetto in Reggio Emilia and at the Architecture University in Geona.
He works as an industrial, interior designer and architect. He has worked with companies such as Alessi, Cedderoth, Deborah, Fiat, Flos, Hannster, Helit, Henkle, kobuyo, Inda, Laufen, Lavazza, Magis, Oras, Oregon Scientific, Seiko, Siemens, 3M, Toto, Ntt Docomo, Veneta Cucine, Amore Pacific, etc.
He has designed hugely successful products including the Girotondo and Mami series in steel for Alessi. His bestsellers include the Bombo range for Magis. Some of his works are in the permanent archives of Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and of MoMA collection in New York.