Dattola was born in Brescia where he graduated with honors in Economics at the University of Brescia, and he attended the Professional School of Art Furniture. He worked in different carpentry shops in order to get a broader overview of the different styles and methods of work, before founding his own carpentry shop where he started to produce tailored made furniture.

He loves to shape things, he works manually with passion and wood is the perfect material to represent himself. His creations are exhibited in Milan, London, Paris, Amsterdam, New York, Miami, Eindhoven, and Rome.