Elena Cutolo studied architecture in Naples and Barcelona and she graduated in 1992. In 1993 she moved to Paris working for Reichen&Robert studio of architecture. Since 1998 she is being living in Milan where she began to collaborate with Sottsass & Associates for architectural projects. From 2002 she works with Ettore Sottsass being in charge of interior decoration projects, exhibition design and object and furniture design. As a designer she makes projects for several companies. In 2005 he started the collaboration with Venini.