Giulio Iacchetti s’occupe de design industriel depuis 1992. Il associe à son activité de concepteur, celle de professeur dans de nombreuses universités et écoles de design, en Italie et à l’étranger.
Il a reçu de nombreux prix internationaux. Avec Matteo Ragni, il a obtenu en 2001 le prix Compasso d’Oro pour le couvert multifonctions biodégradable "Moscardino" qui fait aujourd’hui partie de l’exposition permanente de design du MOMA de New-York.
In 2009 he was awarded the prize for innovation – Premio dei Premi – by the President of the Italian Republic for the Coop Eureka project, which brought the design in the large-scale retail trade.
May 2009 the Triennale di Milano held a solo exhibition entitled “Giulio Iacchetti. Disobedient objects “. In November 2012 he launches Internoitaliano, the “factory network” made up of many craftsmen labs with whom he signs and produces furniture and accessories inspired by the italian way of living. He had also pursued his personal research project into new design topics such as the symbol of cross from which came the exhibition titled Cruciale held by the Diocesan Museum, Basilica di Santo Stefano Rotondo in Rome and by Castello di Lombardia in Enna, Sicily.
2014, he won his second Compasso d’Oro for the design of the manhole covers Sfera, designed with Matteo Ragni for Montini.