Piero de Longhi qualified as Art teacher in 1968 and began his professional career in graphic design. During the 70s, a period rich in its ferment of activities and suggestions, he was fascinated by the industrial design of which he understood the enormous communicative potential. His constant research of forms, which combines taste and a sense of time, led him collaborate with Cattelan Italia, when it was founded in 1979. During the 80's and 90's he linked his name to products, that are nowadays some of our classics. Attracted by the evolution of the tools, materials and construction technologies, he has faced up to the demand, that contemporary design requires: create evergreen products, which withstand the succession of fashion and trends.