Born in 1962 in Salerno / South Italy, Emma Silvestris works and lives in Bari today. After her Bachelor of Arts degree, she focused on the subjects foreign literature and arts history in which she researched and taught.
Silvestris works as designer since 1990 in Bari/ Italy. As one of the most versatile and flexible designers, Silvestris combines soft, feminine lines with precise and elegant geometry using ancient symbols in her works.
She designed the sculptural fruits bowl "Mediterraneo" for Alessi in the year 2005.