Libero Rutilo was born in Montreal. As a boy, he lived in Rome, Naples and Canada. In 2005, he moved to Milan to work with Alessandro Mendini, later he started a cooperation with several design studios. Ekaterina Shchetina was born in Krasnodar, southern Russia. Already as a young girl, she revealed a strong artistic talent, which leads her to the Belle Arti. Subsequently she moved to Milan, where she completed her studies and began working in the field of interior design. In 2012, Libero & Ekaterina founded the Designlibero study for product and interior design. Their works stand out for their originality and creativity receiving awards and honorable mentions in international design competitions and they are published in many magazines.