Architect and designer.
Graduated in Milan in 1985 at the Faculty of Architecture with Prof. Marco Zanuso, with a degree in Industrial Design, she graduated simultaneously at IED in interior architecture. Since then she works with her own studio in Biella as a freelancer.
She works as a visiting professor at universities and design schools. She has written about architecture and design texts, realized conferences in Italy and abroad. Her projects have been published by magazines. She wrote “Abitare nel Biellese” commissioned by the Province of Biella. In 2008 he created the show “D come Design” for the enhancement of women’s design (Turin, Orta, Alessandria d’Egitto) and edited the book and exhibition “POP Design” at the Spinning Wheel of Caraglio (CN). She has made urban renewal projects (Piano del colore del Piazzo), urban planning, preservation and restoration of many buildings bound by the Superintendent, private home projects, custom furnishings. In the field of design she has worked for companies in the furniture industry realizing the artistic direction of projects and products, stands and equipment at major trade fairs. Continuously participates in numerous International Juries for the selection of projects and products.
Alongside the professional carries out activities in support of the project quality. She was president of the order of architects of Biella, for two terms collaborating with the National Council of Architects. From 2003 to 2008 she was president of ADI – Delegation Piemonte and Valle D’Aosta and part of Torino World Design Capital Organizing Committee. From 2008 to 2014, for two terms, she has been National President of ADI – Association for Industrial Design. Component of the Italian Design Council (Ministry of Heritage and Culture), on behalf of ADI founder of CIDIC (promotion center of the Italian-Chinese collaboration on design), curator of exhibitions in Italy and abroad for the promotion of the Compasso d’Oro Award (Bruxelles 2014, Lima and Bogota 2015). From September 2014 to February 2016 she served as the Editorial Board of the international magazine of architecture and design PLATFORM. She is member of the Scientific Committee of the Fondazione Politecnico di Milano and Consult (Faculty of Architecture and Design) of the Politecnico di Torino. It is currently President Elect of ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) for the 2017/2019 biennium.