Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain in 1961. She initially studied at the Architecture Faculty at the Polytechnic in Madrid. Patricia Urquiola finished her studies at the Polytechnic University in Milan in 1989, where she also worked as assistant of Achille Castiglioni from 1990 to 1992.
From 1990 to 1996 Patricia Urquiola furthermore worked at the office of product development for De Padova, where she worked together with Vico Magistretti. Afterwards she became the responsible force in the Piero Lissoni founded Milan studio "Lissoni Associat".
Patricia Urquiola opened her own studio for design, installations and architecture in 2001. Here she works for the "who is who" of Italian design and has for customers companies such as B&B Italia, Driade, Molteni, Moroso or Foscarini.
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