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 founded 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. From 2013 to 2016 they ran their own collection of objects and small furniture, produced in small series and named Italian Goodies Collection. In 2014 and 2015 they have been teaching and lecturing in IED Roma in product design courses.
Pastina has received several International design awards, like Red Dot Design Award 2021, Adi Design Index 2020 and German Design Award 2020. 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.