Product designer and artist Elena Salmistraro lives and works in Milan. She graduated from the Polytechnic University of Milan in 2008 and founded her own practice Alko studio together with architect Angelo Stoli in 2009, where she has been working on architectural and design projects ever since.
In 2010 she registered her own fashion and design brand, Alla’s, and took part in the exhibition “L’anima sensibile delle cose” – The sensitive soul of things” – at Triennale Design Museum
in Milan. She has worked as a product designer and artist/illustrator for various companies in the creative industry, such as Seletti, Bosa, Okinawa, Yoox, Massimo Lunardon, 13Ricrea, Rivaviva, and Alla’s, to name just a few.