Stefano Gaggero was born in Savona in 1971. After gaining his high school arts diploma he choose Milan as the city where he would continue his studies in the field of design.
He graduated in Industrial Design in 1995. From 1995 to 2002 he collaborated with architect Ferruccio Laviani, for whom he created showroom designs for groups like De Padova, Ros, Kartell and Moroso. From 2002 to 2006 he worked with architect Paola Navone dealing with the image sector and conducting research on trends and materials.
He also collaborates in designing collections for Egizia, Reichembach, Gervasoni and Abet Laminati. From 2006 he worked as a freelance design consultant for Gruppo Deroma, designing the new indoor-outdoor plant pot collections. In 2008 he became a consultant for the Vittorio Bonacina’s group and designed the Orlando sofa. He also oversees the updating of the colour and fabric portfolios. On top of his habitual designer work, since 2006 he has also been doing styling for a few companies.