Rafaella Castagnola is a designer and photographer born in Lima, Peru.

After graduating from the Pratt Institute with a BFA in Communications Design and a minor in Art History, she worked as a graphic designer at the creative studio NR2154 and then at MTV. She is currently pursuing a degree in New Media Narratives at the International Center of Photography to develop her photographic practice.

She sees graphic design and photography as a means to tell stories and explore interesting subjects, both personal and commissioned.