Born in Bogota, Colombia in 1976, he graduated from the Faculty of Industrial Design at the University of Bogota, and studied for a Master's in Design at the Domus Academy of Milan. In 1997 he won the Santo Domingo prize for the best Colombian design students. Between 2000 and 2004 he worked as a designer for the Giovannoni design studio. He has been a professor at the Domus Academy of Milan and the European Design Institute of Turin. He has held conferences at various universities in Italy and Colombia. He lives and works in Milan.