Claudio Bellini (born 1963 in Milan, Italy) graduated in 1990 with a degree in architecture and industrial design from the Politecnico in Milan. Much of his work is inspired by his father and well-known designer, Mario Bellini. Bellini's work covers a variety of mediums, from architecture to products. Some of his clients include Caimi Brevetti, Commune di Palermo, Ersa, Francebed, Frezza, Giordano Torresi, Haworth, Heller, Olivari, Plank, Poltrona Frau, Riva 1920, Smartech Italia, Societe immobiliere, and Zollverein School. Claudio Bellini's chair designs have been produced by Poltrona Frau, De Sede, Driade, and Walter Knoll. He has worked as an art director for a number of international brands. Over the course of his career he has won a several honors, including multiple Red Dot, IF and Good Design awards. Today Bellini hosts lectures all over the world and has been published extensively.