- Senior Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, Museum of Modern Art New York, USA
Graduate, Milan Polytechnic School of Architecture. Formerly: 1987-91, Contributing Editor, Domus magazine; 1992-94, Editor, Abitare. Since 1994, with Museum of Modern Art, New York, working in various exhibitions concerned with architecture and design including: Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design (1995); Safe: Design Takes on Risk, devoted to objects designed to protect body and soul (2005-06); Design and the Elastic Mind, about the relationship between design and science (2008); Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects (2011). Current project: MoMA's Research and Development initiative. Author: several books, including upcoming volume about world food as design. Recipient of awards.