Born in Spain in 1961, Particia Uquiola is a Milan-based interior architect and designer. Educated at the Technical University of Madrid, Urquiola completed a thesis with acclaimed architect Achille Castiglioni prior to graduating and going on to lecture at the institution.
Since 1990, Urquiola has worked for various design firms, including De Padova and Lissoni Associati where she was head designer. She has collaborated with large production companies such as Alessi and Kartell, and has released three solo collections for B&B Italia. Today, Urquiola works from her own studio, and continues to produce and exhibit ground breaking designs.