Denis Santachiara was born the 4th of May 1950 in Campagnola, Reggio Emilia, Italy. He began his design career by focusing on linguistic/poetic potentiality in the artificial world. He experimented with new technologies for new industrial processes with the goal of developing a new aesthetic value. He always worked at the frontier between art and design, and his work has been shown at the Biennale of Venice, the Documenta 8 in Kassel, Triennale of Milan in 1982,84 and 86, the Centre Pompidou,the Louvre and the Grand Palais in Paris, at the Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, at the Chicago Atheneeum, the Vitra Museum, the Berlaghe Museum in Amsterdam, the MoMA in New York... In addition he has won several awards for design and exhibition planning. Denis Santachiara works currently in Milan.