Patricia Urquiola is a Spanish designer, born in Oviedo in 1961. She studied at the University of Architecture in Madrid and continued her studies at the Polytechnic of Milan, graduating in 1989. She received the formation in Italy following the teachings of great masters such as Bruno Munari. From 1990 to 1992 she worked as assistant in the industrial design course of Eugenio Bettinelli and Achille Castiglioni. Until 1996 she worked as head of the product development department of Maddalena De Padova, where she met the famous designer Vico Magistretti with whom she collaborated. She then became responsible for design at the Lissoni Associati studio and in 1998 began his collaboration with the company Moroso, for which she designed a new conception of the seat with interchangeable furniture components. In 1998 she opened his own studio in Milan, continuing to deal with design and architecture. Together with Eliana Gerotto, an industrial designer and interior decorator, she designed for Foscarini the modern Caboche lamps, precious furnishing accessories, a synthesis of technology and creativity.