Born in a family of shoemakers, Tonino Cannucci began his activity as designer in 1982.
With the realization of his first finished prototypes, he began to participate in national and international fairs and to create collections for Italian and foreign footwear manufacturers.
This activity has grown and diversified over time, through the collaboration with national and international public and private bodies, responsible for the development of the footwear sector in the non-European countries. Simultaneously Tonino Cannucci has dedicated himself to teaching specific design programs for operators of the sector all over the world, on behalf of UNIDO, UNDP, NLDP, OSA, ICE, ASSOMAC.
His continuous research and update on applied technologies in several world countries have enabled him to carry out new footwear projects with innovationg solutions. In all the stages of the prototype production and of the special finishing - realized in his private laboratory, he has always been supported by his father Armando, his relatives and a high level team.
In thirty-five years of activity his collaboration has been extended to twenty-five countries.
Tonino Cannucci and his creations regularly appear in fashion magazines and newspapers. His collections are presented periodically in the two annual editions of the International Leather Fair Lineapelle in Milan and are always on view in the permanent historical exibition of his private showroom of San Lorenzo in Campo.
The seat of his activity as designer and his laboratory are currently still based in San Lorenzo in Campo - Italy - inside his company Impuls.