Iacchetti has been an industrial designer since 1992, and designs for many brands including Abet Laminati, Alessi, Casamania, Danese, Elica, Fontana Arte, Foscarini, Magis, Meritalia and Moleskine. The distinctive characteristic of his work is the research and definition of new object typologies, like the Moscardino, the biodegradable spoon/fork designed with Matteo Ragni for which, in 2001, he was awarded the Compasso d'Oro. 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 design to the large-scale retail trade. In May 2009 the Triennale di Milano held a solo exhibition entitled “Giulio Iacchetti. Disobedient objects “. In November 2012 he launched 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. In 2014, he won his second Compasso d’Oro for the design of the manhole covers Sfera, for Montini.