Paola Navone Paola Navone graduated in 1973 in architecture from the Turin Politecnico. Between 1970 and 1980, she worked alongside Alessandro Mendini, Ettore Sottsass Jr. and Andrea Branzi in the Alchimia group. She received the prestigious Osaka International Design Award in 1983.
Born in Turin, moved to Milan, She travels a great deal, bowing to a natural inclination to cross boundaries. She has switched easily between the roles of architect, designer, art director, interior designer, critic, teacher and organiser of exhibitions and events. She has handled art direction at Gervasoni since 1998.