Pia spent time in India, Bahrain and England when she was growing up, before graduating from the University of Chicago. She is the co-founder of 57st. design; a vertically-integrated, contemporary furniture brand based out of Chicago. Pia’s work, along with her co-founder Sam Devenport, emphasises simplicity of form and a considered approach to material, construction and manufacturing. Pia believes that good design is ethical- both socially and economically sustainable.