Domenico Santoro and Francesca Puddu earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design and a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. After many collaborations with renowned architecture and design firms, they found Studio Pastina in 2012.
Pastina collaborates with brands, private clients and galleries, always applying a personal design vision and working on a wide range of projects, involving product and furniture design, interiors and art direction. In 2013 they started their own collection of objects and small furniture, produced in small series and named Italian Goodies Collection. From 2014 they have been teaching and lecturing in universities and design institutes.
Pastina has received the German Design Award 2020 and has been invited to participate to DDP Design Fair in Seoul. The studio has been selected to exhibit at Salone Satellite and for Ambiente Young Talents Design Award 2016. Works by Studio Pastina have been exhibited at Maxxi, Salone del Mobile, Ambiente, La Biennale di Venezia and many other design events and they are regularly published on the most important international design magazines.