Roberto Rota was born in Milan in 1980. He studied Architecture at the Politecnico of Milano, where, after graduating with honors, he began an academic career as didactic researcher and contractor at B.E.S.T department, in the Sustainable Design unit. Actually he is Visiting Lecturer at the GSSI in L'Aquila, teaching Advanced Tools for Design. He writes for Italian and English design magazines and a he is consultant in Design Driven Innovation for the Chamber of Commerce of Bergamo. With Italian companies he exhibited at international furniture fairs and collaborates with the Nilufar Gallery in Milan. In 2015 he opened ATE ROTE Design Office.