was born in sao paulo, Brazil in 1971

studied industrial design in sao paulo at FAAP - Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado , at first worked In an lighting architecture office and since 2003 is the creative director of lumini

won several awards, as Red Dot design award and best of the best award / iF design award / iF Gold award / Good design award and mcb design award

was participant in exibitions as Designmay Berlim / bienal Saint Etienne and Bienal of brazilian design

In 2005 one of his lamps was immortalised on a postage stamp , in 2011 was published a book of his work written by the renowed journalist adelia borges.

 participated as juror on important design awards as museu da casa brasileira design award in Brazil and If design award in germany