During his studies at Milan Polytechnic, where he graduated in architecture in 1969, Giuseppe Cormio worked in the office of urban planner Ambrogio Brusa. He then started his professional career, devoting himself to residential, both new construction and renovations of existing units.
He designed interior furnishings for domestic use as well as offices. He was charged by noted groups with the creation of installations at the Fiera di Milano, these included Plast in 1994 and 1997. In 1985 he published “The House Without Barriers”, a study realised in Finland and Norway on the theme of disability, together with other collaborators. In the ‘70s, he designed lamps and objects for important companies in particular sectors.