Dario Cestaro is a paper engineer and writer of children's books.
He has specialized in pop-up books, creating the concept, story and
illustrations as well as handling the technical
aspects. His preferred media are watercolor, collage and computer graphics. He has also had considerable experience as a stage designer. Franca Lugato has spent years promoting
Venice's artistic historic heritage, working with various museums and cultural institutes. In 1996, with Alessandra Bassotto, she founded the ARTEmisia group, which develops innovative approaches to museum didactics.