Born in London, Binfield graduated from St.Martin’s School of Art and and Pentagram, with Alan Fletcher. After that she moved to Rome and then to Milan, where she currently lives and works.
Over the last few years she has been working in graphic design, illustration, and has created several personal works.
A monograph of her work was published by Edizioni Charta (1995).
The awards and acknowledgements she has received include: Best Illustrated Book of the year with N.3. Che mistero nasconde il giardino dei vicini?, published by Topipittori (2005, two awards), D&AD British Design and Art Direction, European Illustration, Art Directors’ Club Italiano and Associazione Illustratori Italiani.
Throughout her career, she has collaborated with various schools where she painted murals with students. In 2013, she created an installation commissioned by the Politecnico and by the Municipality of Milan in piazza Leonardo da Vinci. She has exhibited her projects in several exhibitions in Italy and the UK.