Michele De Lucchi was born in 1951 in Ferrara and graduated in architecture in Florence.
During the period of radical and experimental architecture he was a prominent figure in movements like Cavart, Alchimia and Memphis.
De Lucchi has designed lamps and furniture for the most known Italian and European companies, as Artemide, Olivetti, Alias, Unifor, Hermès, Alessi.
He designed and restored buildings for big national and multinational company worldwide, numerous art and design exhibitions, he planned buildings for museums as well as many architectural projects for private and public client. He recently realized a number of projects for the city of Milan: the pavilions for Expo 2015 (Padiglione Zero, Expo Center, Intesa Sanpaolo) and UniCredit Pavilion in piazza Gae Aulenti.
His professional work has always gone side-by-side with a personal exploration of design, technology and crafts.
In 2000 he was appointed Officer of Italian Republic by President Ciampi, for services to design and architecture. In 2001 he has been nominated Professor at the Design and Art Faculty at the University in Venice and in 2008 he was nominated Professor at the Design Faculty of Politecnico of Milan.