Massimo Iosa Ghini is well-known Italian architect and designer. He designs furniture, collections, and objects and provides art direction services for top Italian and international design companies. In 1985, he co-founded the avantgarde comics group Valvoline. His experimental comics and illustrations have been published in international magazines like Alter Alter, Frigidaire, Heavy Metal and Fashion News. In 1991, his comic 'Sillavengo' appeared.