Cristina Celestino was born in Pordenone in 1980. After graduating from the Università Iuav in Venice (Higher Institute of Architecture of Venice), in 2005 she began to work with several prestigious firms and focused her attention on interior architecture and design.
In 2010 she moved to Milan, where she founded her brand, Attico Design. As an architect-designer, Cristina Celestino designs projects both for private clients and for companies such as Fendi/Fendi Casa, Fornace Brioni and CC-Tapis, as well as providing creative direction, interiors, and fixtures for Sergio Rossi..
Cristina Celestino has won numerous international awards, including the Special Jury Prize "Salone del Mobile Milano Award" in 2016 and the ELLE DECO International Design Awards in the Wallcovering category in 2017 with Plumage for Botteganove and in 2019 with Giardino delle Delizie for Fornace Brioni.
In September 2022, Cristina Celestino was elected "designer of the year" by Maison & Objet, which devoted an entire space to her during its September edition, around a project called "Exotic Palace".
Cristina Celestino has imagined for Maison Matisse a collection inspired by Henri Matisse's painting Intérieur aux eggplants (1911), composed of several seats (sofas, armchairs), coffee tables, folding screens, household linen, wallpapers and decorative objects.