Giulio Cappellini was born in Milan in 1954. In 1979 he obtained a degree in architecture and then went on to attend the Bocconi University School of Business Management in Milan. In 1979 he joined Cappellini S.p.A., where he initially focused on its corporate image before taking over the company’s management. Giulio Cappellini personally handles the image and products of the Cappellini brand, not only in his role as Art Director but also as a designer. He was recently selected by Time magazine as one of the ten global trendsetters in the field of fashion and design and as ambassador of excellence of Italian design worldwide.