Biagio Cisotti was born in Aradeo, Lecce, and lives and works in Florence where he obtained a degree in architecture in 1980. In 1990 he founded, together with other Florentine architects, MADE, an association and exhibition space for the promotion of initiatives associated with architecture and design. He teaches industrial design in Florence, at the ISIA since 1989, and at the architecture faculty in 2003 and 2016. In 2000 he held a design master class in Montevideo (U). He lectures in Europe and in South America and he hold a Design workshop in Marrakesh (2013). He acts as art director for several Italian companies. Sandra Laube was born in Frankfurt (D), and lives and works in Florence. She obtained a degree in industrial design in 1993 at the ISIA, Florence. In 1992 she spent a semester at the College of Art and Design of Minneapolis (USA) and worked for a period at the 3M headquarters in that city, in the communication and image department. She teaches in Florence at Polimoda. She has held courses at the Florentine branch of the Fashion Institute of Technology di New York, the University of Florence aswell at ISIA Fashion. She works in the graphic fields. The partnership between the two designers commenced in 1992; their projects have been selected for important design awards, exhibited in various museums and published, on a national and international level. A solo exhibition on their work, “Wohnperspektiven”, was held in Rottweil (D) in 1996. In 2014 Forma publishes the book “Hypridizing and commutation” presenting their work.

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