Ivan Palmini was born in Civitanova Marche Italy in 1960, where he lives. When he completed his architectural studies in Venice in 1983, he began his interior design career. In 2003 the ADI (Italian Design Association) selected him to do a project for the nationally recognized and prestigious Golden Compass. Palmini has been co-operating with Babini since 1996. He also designs for the product lines CUBIKO and RIGA.