Sergio Calatroni was born in Santa Giuletta, Pavia, Italy in 1951. He lives and works in Milan, Tokyo and Marrakech. He attended the "Accademia di Belle Arti" of Brera in Milan, specializing in set design. Since 1975 he has worked in the field of architecture, industrial design, interior design, graphics, corporate image, creative direction, communications and journalism. He has worked as art director of fashion shows and installations for: Luciano Soprani, Gillette Italia, GFT, Carshoe, Trussardi, Mario Buccellati, Hanae Mori, The Tokyo University, Tivioli, World etc. Graphics and communications for: Fausto Santini, Alfa Romeo, Issey Miyake, Miami Shoji, Marina Spadafora, Shiseido, Arfango, Luciano Soprani, Sealup, De Padova, Jogan, The Tokyo University Museum, Carshoe, Ristorante Fujitaka, La Tartaruga Edizioni, Hankyu Department Store / The National Trust, Stephanemarais, etc. He is one of the founders of the Zeus group, the Zeus Art Galleries in Milan and New York. He also founded the publishing house Afro City Editions Milan, for theoretical research on architecture, design and art. His works have been exhibited in major museums in Italy and abroad. His Black Plastic vase is included in the permanent collection of the Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf im Ehrenhof, Germany.