Born in Turin, Piedmont, 1938. He started working in 1958 at the FIAT advertising office as a graphic designer, and later as an art director. In 1973 he joined the Nebiolo Research Group focusing on type design. In 1976 he left FIAT to become vice-director and later director of the advertising and the corporate identity of Iveco, holding this charge until 1984. The following year he established Brunazzi & Associati in Turin. He taught in Milan, Parma, Turin, and Urbino. Member of ADC Italia, ADI, and AIAP. He was awarded numerous recognitions including the 1979 Compasso d’Oro. He published various books about corporate identity and graphic design.