Fabio Calvi (1969) studied at the Brunel University of West London and graduated in architecture at Polytechnic University of Milan. He was assistant of architect Gianfranco Frattini and then of Ferruccio Laviani. For eight years he was art director of all exhibits, shops, and events by Flos. Paolo Brambilla (1973) studied at UPC of Barcelona and graduated in architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan. He was Junior Lecturer of Interior Design at the same university and he has been member of the board of the Chamber of Architects of Milan.
In 2006 Fabio Calvi and Paolo Brambilla set up an office for design and architecture in Milan. They design shops, fair stands and products for many brands like Barovier & Toso, FontanaArte, Flos, Grohe, Molteni & C., Serralunga, Olivari, Tonelli and Zanotta. In 2015 the firm was selected by Triennale di Milano for the Gold Medal for Italian Architecture and the same year won the competition LC50 organized by Interni magazine and Cassina for an installation dedicated to Le Corbusier. An exhibition design for Zanotta was selected by ADI Design Index among the best projects of the year 2016.