Born in Padova, Paolo De Luicchi graduated in Architecture at the Milan Polytechnic College.
In 1988 he had his "il tavolo interattivo" (the interactive table) on display in the Palazzo dell'arte, Triennal of Milan, during the exhibition "il gioco delle parti".
Between 1989 and 1993 he worked with the studio Sottsass Associati on various architectural and industrial design projects.
In 1994 he started working with the studio Michele De Lucchi in Milan on important architectural projects in the north east of Italy, such as the historical archives centre of Enel (national electricity board) in Mestre. In 1998 he opens his studio in Padova "delucchiworkshop".
He teaches Industrial Design at the Università del Progetto of Reggio Emilia.