Born in La Spezia in 1954, Stefano as an architect and designer was taught by Buti at Florence University. In the early 80's he founded the King-Kong Production Group along with Guido Venturini. His explosive talent enables him to win the title of 'Super & Popular' designer in the 90's. A technical designer par excellence, with the capacity to understand public sentiment like no other designer. Much of his work has been with plastic, including his first transparent objects in plastic from the "Family Follows Fiction" series (1993) for Alessi.