Born in Spain, Patricia Urquiola studied in Madrid under Achille Castiglioni and graduated at Politecnico di Milano . She wend on to work with with De Padova and Lissoni Associati. Born in Venice, Italy, Eliana Gerotto began her career in Milan as a graphic designer. She earned her degree in Communication Techniques at Fondazione Davide Campari in Milan. She works in graphics, industrial design, set curation and interior decorating.