Marco Zanuso Jr. was born in 1959 in Milan, where he lives and works.
He graduated in Architecture in Florence, where he got in touch with radical architecture and its references: Superstudio, Michele De Lucchi, Andrea Branzi, Ufo, Alessandro Mendini, and Ettore Sottsass.
After graduating, he worked with Marco Zanuso Sr. and at the Milan Polytechnic as an assistant to Enzo Mari and Achille Castiglioni.
In 1991 he opened his firm in Milan with Daniele Nava, which provides consulting and design of residential buildings, offices, private homes, and displays. His clients include Expo, Carrefour, Abet Laminati, Mondadori, Nava, and the Milan Triennale.
As a designer he cooperated with Memphis, Fontana Arte, Bonacina 1889, Cappellini, De Padova, Design Gallery, Driade, Fragile, and with Galerie Italienne in Paris. He also developed projects and experimental works for small-scale Italian manufacturers and craftsmen, which were gathered in the book Works-Progetti published in 2017 with Corraini.