Claudio Bellini was born in Milan in 1963, the city where he still currently works and lives. He graduated in "Architecture and Industrial Design" from the Politecnico in Milan and he started his career in Mario Bellini Associates Studio, where he took part in a large number of architectural, industrial and product design projects together with international customers. Claudio and Mario Bellini founded "Atelier Bellini", specializing in the industrial design field and paying particular attention to the connection between new technologies and formal research processes. In 2006 Bellini created Claudio Bellini Design+Design, where he developed his design and architectural projects. Claudio Bellini now works as an Industrial Design professor at the Genoa University and, besides holding international conferences and talks, he has furthermore taken part in many design and architectural competitions as a judge. Bellini created for Frezza the "DR" veener executive desk and the "B.O.S."; in collaboration with John Bennet he designed the "TW collections" office operative system.