Mauro Olivieri was born in 1959. He graduated in architecture in Genoa and in 1986 opened the office Laboratorio Maio, a creativity and image centre which not only takes care of architectural design but it also produces interior design, production design, food design, graphic design, communication, landscape scene, floral decorations.
He is devoted to the research and study of new materials and production technologies and a new method of approach to the interior design, nowadays recognized internationally. Becomes art director of important Companies working in accessories and food fields. He has carried out some important renovations of "spazio casa" (home space), with some awarded examples; among these Gèrard Gayou’s home (well-known design and art critic) in 1998 in Siviglia. “… I want the control of the signs to free myself with them”.