Born in 1975 in Montebelluna, Italy, Stefano Bettio earned a degree in mechanical and technical materials science and began work in the research-and-development division of office furniture maker Brado. Here he designed his first chairs, which became a success, and further developed his knowledge of materials and three-dimensional modelling. After several years Bettio began work at Palluccoitalia, working in the engineering and research-and-development division of the brand Bellato. Here he worked with a wide range of materials, acquiring additional design expertise. In 2005 Bettio began work as a freelance designer for furniture makers including Bellato International, Biebisedie, Klab design, Henge07, Mimo Salotti, Studio 999design.it, DeDe Design, Metalmeccanica Alba, Jin Stirrup.