Architect Paolo Schianchi was born in 1966 in Parma, Italy. An art director and designer, he works for international firms in the field of bathroom and interior design, manages exhibitions and competitions, and writes for prominent architecture and design magazines. In 2006, he was appointed lecturer in product design at the University of Milan.

Paolo Schianchi’s work combines technical perfection and aesthetics in a pure, concentrated language of form. To him, innovation begins with the tangible optimisation of the object’s function, in the interaction of technology, materials and design.