Trained in fashion design at Central Saint Martins College of Art, London, Di Mainstone creates interactive couture garments that playfully explore human behavior. Di has collaborated with a broad range of artistic researchers and her interactive couture has been exhibited internationally. She also guest lectures with ITP students at NYU, Design students at Parsons and textile futures students at Central Saint Martins College of Art.
Di Mainstone participated in the Test_Lab: Topology on April 17, 2008. She, later in 2008, during her artist-in-residency at V2_, developed the Sharewear project, which led to the Sharewear Performances during September 3 - 27, 2008.