The award-winning Monica Graffeo is an industrial designer born in 1973 in Italy. She began her education in classical studies, before earning her specialization in industrial design from Scuola Italiana Design of Padua. While in school and after, Graffeo worked with Gabriele Centazzo, a successful designer, and learned a lot from him. Throughout her career, she has collaborated with an array of successful design companies, creating stunning pieces that have earned her many awards. She also founded a design company, Disguincio, with friends.
Today, Graffeo does freelance work in the industrial design field, as well as acts as a design consultant to companies like Lago. Her designs are both stylish and functional. She pays incredible attention to detail. In addition to designing, she also has a background as an art director and teacher.