Federica Capitani studied industrial design at the University of Genoa. Between 2002 and 2005, she worked for internationally renowned Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola, before joi- ning Marcel Wanders’ team in Amsterdam in 2005 and assuming responsibility for product and furniture design. After a long period of time spent working in Japan, Capitani founded her own design studio in London in 2009. Her crea- tions include functional product designs as well as major furniture and lighting projects. Capita- ni teaches at the Royal College of Art and KLC School of Design in London.