With a degree in Architecture at the Politecnico of Milan, Barbara had her first job experience in Milan. Her training in France ( Paris) and India was crucial for her path and her career. With a post graduate qualification in lighting design, in 2000 she founded the “B+V architettura e lighting design” studio, based in Rimini. They specialise in hospitality, wellness, retail and private residences. Her philosophy combines the research for new materials, the study of innovative solutions, and an eye to the light together with a careful understandind of the client’s needs. She collaborates with the University of Architecture of Milan as a lecturer for the courses of “Industrial and InteriorDesign” and “History and Theory of Restoration”.