Giampaolo Benedini, graduated in architecture at the Politecnico of Milano, began his professional activity in 1973.
In the same year he is co-founder of Agape, taking the position of CEO until 1990 and art director until 20OO. With a few exceptions, all the products up to 2010 are of his own idea (about 200), continuing later in a less exclusive way. His are the plans for the Governolo and Correggio Micheli offices.
Angelo Mangiarotti's products in the Agape and Agapecasa catalogue were engineered by the Benedini Associati studio.
From 1974 to 1990 he is the art director and designer of all Schirolli production, office factory born in 1888.
In 1990 the studio took the name Benedini & Partners.
From 1991 to 1995 he is responsible for style and vice president of Bugatti Automobili. His, the style of the EB 110, the SS version and the concept of the EB 112.
From 1993 to 1996 he is Corporate Styling director of Lotus Group International, under his direction the Elise models and the GT3 version of the Esprit were born.
In 1999, the interior design, fittings and design division took the Benedini Associati name where Bibi Camilla Giampaolo and Maria Camilla Benedini are part of it. Numerous national and international magazines publish their projects, and various awards are won for quality of design.
Among the architectural projects: in the industrial field, the best known in Campogalliano for Bugatti Automobili, in Noale and Scorze for Aprilia; restoration projects at Corte Castiglioni, Palazzo Siliprandi, Palazzo Andreasi; a long list of building renovations and new buildings for homes and offices; set up of museum and cultural exhibitions in Palazzo Te, Casa del Mantegna and Palazzo Ducale in Mantua.
Bibi Benedini, from the beginning of the profession and entrepreneurial career of Giampaolo Benedini, covers not only administrative and management roles but she is also a selector of products for interior architecture and researcher of materials, finishes, color combinations and of course comparison in all projects. Thanks to her presence, to the ability to support any emergency in the initial years of Agape and to consolidate the professional development of Benedini Associati and Benedini Partners, she was instrumental in achieving the set goals.