He obtained his diploma at Istituto d’Arte in Cantu’ (CO) and he soon started his experience as designer with Giorgetti SpA in 1968, where lately he assumed the direction of the Research Center. In 2006 he left Giorgetti to start his career as designer. At present he is Art Director and Designer of Penta Illuminazione. In 2011 he designed a collection for Giorgetti, thus returning as designer. Now he designs for furniture companies like: arflex, Besana, Gruppo Industriale Busnelli, Ivano Redaelli, Mobilidea. He has also realized stands and showrooms for companies in the furniture and fashion industry. These collaborations have formed Umberto Asnago as a personality capable to face with professionalism the rapid evolutions of the furniture market.