Designer Luta Bettonica was born in Milan, Italy. A founder of Studio Bettonica Leone, Luta Bettonica is also president and artistic director at innovative design house Cini & Nils. Passionate about design, she works closely with her Architect and Designer father Franco Bettonica, from whom she learned and developed her unique design style. Graduating in Industrial Design from the European Institute of Design, she began working as a freelance designer. In 1996 she founded Studio Bettonica Leone in Milan, together with Architect Giancarlo Leone. Following a successful spell working in the field of architecture, interior design and industrial product design, In 2002 Luta Bettonica became artistic director at Cini & Nils. In 2013 she became company president at Cini & Nils further embracing the passion for aesthetic research and design innovation.