Biagio Cisotti was born in Aradeo, Lecce. He lives and works in Florence where he graduated in architecture in 1980. In 1990, with a group of other Florentine architects, he founded MADE, a cultural and exhibition centre association which promotes ideas in the field of architecture and design. Sandra Laube was born in Frankfurt, Germany, and moved to Florence in 1986. The following year she enrolled at ISIA where she qualified in 1993. In 1992 she spent a term at “The College of Art and Design of Minneapolis”, USA. In 1992 they founded Studio Cisotti Laube. The office has established its reputation in various fields of design ranging from furniture and objects to exhibition and graphic design. Cisotti Laube has collaborated with some of the leading names in the Italian and International design industry.