Maurizio Ferrari was born in Monza, Italy in 1956. He obtained a degree in Architecture and completed his postgraduate degree in Museography and Museology at the Polytechnic of Milan. His professional activity began in 1985 when he opened his own studio of architecture and design. In the same year, he began a collaboration with a number of lighting firms for the planning of lighting systems, including the coordination of 'company image', visual communication, catalogues, advertising campaigns, and fair stands for numerous international initiatives in the sector. A number of completed projects have been placed on display in museums and at design exhibitions and have achieved notoriety both nationally and internationally.