Ernesto Messineo graduated in Industrial Design at the Milan Polytechnic in 2003. In 2007 he began his professional activity collaborating with various companies such as Colombo Design, Damast, Vifra, Curti Lamiere, Forma&Cemento and Ghidini Pietro Bosco.

Since 2012 he has been collaborating with Studio Irvine as senior product designer focusing in many design projects of product, furniture, lighting and tableware.

Since 2021 he has been teaching product design at ISAD in Milan.

He also participated and participates on national and international competitions. He won some of them such as “fresh e.motion”, “Curti Metallo”, “The copper and the house 2010”, “Design your Sound” and “Colombo Design calls for creativity”.

His works have been published in magazines such as Interni, Abitare, Ottagono, Blu&Rosso, Designer, DDN, ITS News, Case e Stili, Cose di Casa and in the books “Toys for chefs” and “Annual Young Blood 2010”.