Annalisa Caricato was born and studied in Bari. Turned eighteen years old, she left the family and she moved to Rome in order to study as a designer in one of the most prestigious university of the industrial design.
Graduated with the highest marks at the I.S.I.A in Rome, in 2000 she realized her first workshop at Valextra Italia in Milan. After this experience in Milan, she had the possibility to collaborate in Philadelphia (New Jersey) as a consultant for NaitoToys a Japanese company of accessories and clothes for children. After the experience overseas, she had several and prestigious collaborations in Italy with international entities: from 2003 as Junior designer for Tod’s, from 2008 to 2011 as Accessories Senior designer for Dolce & Gabbana, Salvatore Ferragamo and Valentino and, not least, the experience as Creative Director for Guess Europe.
Citizen of the world and contested between the most important brands of the international luxury, Annalisa moved to Switzerland where she started to collaborate with other very important brands such as Ungaro, Bulgari and Mandarina Duck.
Annalisa Caricato is her first project as independent designer, entirely produced in Italy. Today she lives and works at Hauterive in the Neuchatel Canton with her husband, watch designer, and two wonderful children.