Elena Cutolo was born in Naples in 1966, she studied architecture in Naples and Barcelona and graduated in 1992. In 1993 she moved to Paris to work with the Reichen & Robert architecture firm. Since 1998 he has lived in Milan, began his collaboration with the Sottsass Associati studio for architectural projects and, from 2002 to 2007, with Ettore Sottsass dealing with interior design projects, exhibitions and design. In 2008 he opened his own studio in Milan. As a designer he designs for companies such as Morellato, Venini (Limited Editions), Glas Italia, Altreforme, Bosa, Purho and Seletti.