Michele De Lucchi was born in 1951 in Ferrara and graduated in architecture in Florence. During the period of radical and experimental architecture he was a prominent figure in movements like Cavart, Alchymia and Memphis. For Olivetti he has been in charge of Design from 1992 to 2002.
He designed lamps and furniture for the most internationally renowned companies, as well as buildings, interiors and exhibition plannings all over the world.
His professional work has always gone side-by-side with a personal research in the fields of architecture, drawing, technology and crafts.