Born in Taranto in 1963, Leonardo Rossano graduated in Architecture in 1991 at Florence University, with a thesis about Industrial Design. He was a teachers assistant to professor Roberto Segoni until 1997. From 1992 to 1998 he collaborated with Claudio Nardi's studio, taking part in the design projects including projects for boutiques for Dolce & Gabbana, G. Ferre and Valentino. Since 1998 he has been a free-lance professional designer of furniture, objects, fair stands and company communication and image. Among his clients: Alivar, La Palma,TMA, RF- Yamakawa. He was the art director for "Clerpem", manufacturer of seats and components for trains and cars, from 2000 to 2001. He is also an interior design and architect professor at Florence University, where he teaches subjects such as Furniture Product Design and Theory and History of Industrial Design.