Talexi was born in Genoa (Italy) where he also studied illustration and advertising at the School of Visual Communication. He then moved to Milan where he began a successful career as a creative designer and visualiser, working for various advertising companies. During that time he also created various published cover books as a freelance artist.

Talexi then moved to London where he worked as concept artist and graphic designer on the award winning LUMINAL (Best Movie Award at the Rome Independent Film Festival ‘04). In 2005 he published his first horror illustration book “DARK DEMONIA”, written by Italian novelist Isabella Santacroce. At present Talexi is the Senior Concept Artist at Ninja Theory, working on HEAVENLY SWORD, one of the most anticipated original video games for Playstation3.