Simone Bonanni was born in Pordenone (Italy), August 1989. He graduated from Istituto Europeo di Design (Milan) in 2011 with the Atmo project, awarded with the Honourable Mention at the 23rd ADI Compasso D’oro Award (Targa Giovani). In the same year, he began his professional career working at Valerio Sommella Design Studio in Milan. In 2012, he left Milan and joined the Marcel Wanders team (Amsterdam, NL). Here he worked as product designer and project leader for 3 years. Back from The Netherlands in 2015, he settled down in Milan and founded Simone Bonanni Design Studio. In 2016, the project Skyline, an innovative kitchen hood designed in collaboration with Attila Veress, received the Special Mention at the Elica/Cristalplant Design Contest 2016. He is currently working on several projects for selected Italian and international brands while also teaching at Istituto Europeo di Design and IED Master in Milan.