Saarines studied architecture at Milan Politecnico in 1951 and worked as an interior designer in the studio of Marco Zanuso until 1963. In 1979 he opened his own design firm in Milan. He worked in the search for alternative materials with the intent to produce less expensive furnishings. She collaborated with companies such as Knoll, Artflex, Arteluce and Stilnovo. Recebeu o Compasso d’oro awards de 1970 e de 1979. he received the “Compasso d’Oro” Awards 1970 and 1979. Many distinguished examples of her work can be found in museums and international exhibitions.