Paola Navone has had a long, versatile career, during which she has worked e.g. as an architect, designer and interior designer. She has collaborated with companies like Alessi, Knoll and Serax, among others. Navone was also a part of the design group Studio Alchimia together with Alessandro Mendini, Ettore Sottsassi and Michele De Lucchi, among others.
In her work, Navone draws inspiration from different cultures, as she is quite an enthusiastic traveler. She finds Oriental cultures and traditions particularly inspiring.