Who

Dialogue between different languages and cultures.

This is the design approach os STEFANO SANDONA' and SABRINA BETTINI.


Their creations result from the influences of elements of contemporary culture: graphics, the digital world, movement. Inspiration is drawn from travel, architecture and landscape and translated into sinuous objects, coloful and sensory.


Born in Padua in 1974 and educated in the arts, Stefano is a designer capable of synthesising aesthetics, innovation and function into timeless designs with strong appeal.

Sabrina, born in 1978, is a Brazilian from Sao Paulo with a degree in architecture from FAU Mackenzie and IUAV in Venice;she gained her practical experience working in architecture firms and construction companies in Brazil and Italy.

 

Partners in life and at work, they founded Sandonà Design studio in 2006 in Italy, and become  SandonàBettini in 2021.

Activities range from industrial design and product consulting to the exhibition of architecture, with a particular focus on forniture.

 

They have received prestigious international awards including the GOOD DESIGN of Chicago Athenaeum, IF Design of Hannover, RED DOT Essen, EUROPEAN DESIGN PRIZE.

What

Product design

Strategic design consultancy

Art direction

Exhibition design

Awards

 

2019 EUROPEAN PRODUCT DESIGN AWARD, GOLD PRIZE, Zero-G chair.

2016 GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Lilia chair.

2015 IF International Forum Design Award, Akami chair.

2014 FX AWARDS London – Shortlist, Akami chair.

          INTERIOR INNOVATION AWARD Koln, Akami chair.

          INTERIOR INNOVATION AWARD Koln, Panama chair.

2013 REDDOT DESIGN AWARD for Panama chair.

          IF International Forum Design Award, Octo stool.

          GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Tatu chair.

          GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Akami chair.

          DESIGNPREIS DEUTSCHLAND Nominee, Moema wood chair.

          DESIGNPREIS DEUTSCHLAND Nominee, Claire chair.

2012 GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Octo stool.

          GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Blog chair and stool.

          INTERIOR INNOVATION AWARD Koln, Moema wood chair.

          DESIGNPREIS DEUTSCHLAND Nominee, Big Bang chair.

          DESIGNPREIS DEUTSCHLAND Nominee, Freedom stool.

2011 GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Coupè chair.

          GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Joe stool.

          GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Claire chair.

          REDDOT DESIGN AWARD, honorable mention Claire chair.

          INTERIOR INNOVATION AWARD Koln, Freedom stool.

          DESIGNPREIS DEUTSCHLAND Nominee, Moema chair.

          DESIGNPREIS DEUTSCHLAND Nominee, Extreme chair.

          DESIGNPREIS DEUTSCHLAND Nominee, executive chair Moon.

2010 GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum, Big Bang chair.

          FX AWARDS London – Shortlist, Freedom stool.

          REDDOT DESIGN AWARD for Moema chair.

          REDDOT DESIGN AWARD for Extreme chair.

          INTERIOR INNOVATION AWARD Koln Nominated Alhambra chair.

2009 GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum for Moema chair, stool.

          GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum for Extreme chair.

          GOOD DESIGN AWARD Chicago Athenaeum for executive chair Moon.

          YOUNG E DESIGN Milan, special mention for Extreme chair.