He trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara and later enrolled at the Isia in Florence where he graduated in industrial design in 1990. He moved to Milan where he worked as assistant in Enzo Mari's studio.
In 2000 he exhibited at the Salone Satellite and won the first prize of the Design Report Award. In 2009, Beppe Finessi curated his first solo exhibition at the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan and the following year a second solo exhibition was set up at the Milan Triennale entitled "Between game and landfill" this time curated by Enzo Mari.
In 2011 he won the 1st Social design Prize promoted by ADI and in 2013 he took part in the 6th edition of the Triennale Design Museum with an installation dedicated to Vico Magistretti.
In 2014 and 2015 he designs the set-ups of the annual exhibitions at the Magistretti Foundation.
Parallel to his work as a designer, he carries out teaching activities at some universities and design schools. He has collaborated with Droog Design and with some Italian companies such as Driade, Fontana Arte, Danese, Zani & Zani, Azzurra Ceramiche, Up Group, Zava Luce, Antonio Lupi and Bufalini. In 2020 he designed the staging of the anthological exhibition of Enzo Mari curated by Hans Hulrich Obrist and Francesca Giacomelli which was held at the Milan Triennale. Some of his projects have entered the permanent collection of the Triennale Design Museum, the London Design Museum and the Montreal Museum of Fine Art.