Valerio Sommella, born in Cortona in 1980. He graduated cum laude in Industrial Design at Politecnico of Milan in 2004 and, in the same year, he started working with Stefano Giovannoni. In 2007 he moved to Amsterdam to join Macel Wanders design team. Since 2009 he lives and works in Milan designing a wide range of products, from lighting to consumer electronic appliances for both Italian and international companies. Since 2010 they work together developing lighting products and systems for important Italian lighting companies.