Product designer and artist, Elena Salmistraro lives and works in Milan. She graduated from the Polytechnic University of Milan in 2008. She has worked as a product designer and artist/illustrator for various companies in the creative industry, such as Seletti, Bosa, Yoox, Okinawa, Alla's. She was chosen to take part in "The New Italian Design", a travelling exhibition hosted by Triennale Design Museum and curated by Silvana Annicchiarico and Andrea Branzi, with stopovers in San Francisco, Santiago de Chile and Cape Town. Her works were exposed during "The New Aesthetic Design", an exhibition at the Shanghai Biennale in 2013. In 2015 took part in the exhibition "ANIMAlità" curated by Silvana Annicchiarico in collaboration with Bosa Ceramiche at Triennale of Milan.