Designer Sara Ferrari

Sara Ferrari is an Italian designer who likes to travel and explore different cultures.

In 2009 he founded Sara Ferrari Design in London, spending the first four years of her career, which began immediately with a strong recognition in the international arena, thanks to the winning of several competitions and the design of products with a strong media success.

In 2010 the Stone Leaf project won the special mention from the "Zanotta-Cristalplant Design Contest" competition, while in 2001, concurrently with her return to Italy, the designer received the honorable mention from the YOUNG & DESIGN competition for the project BACO, a sofa designed for the young Milanese company D3co.

In October 2013 he won the competition announcement of the Ivano Becchi Professional Project and won a scholarship with which she started a research project on the theme "design and emotions" at the Technical University of Delft, in the Netherlands. At the end of the residence, thanks to the relationships built with the university team, he began his teaching activity in several courses and workshops including one in collaboration with the Italian brand Alessi, thus extending his stay abroad.

During the period in Holland, Sara continues to work for several Italian companies including Olimpia Splendid, leader in the field of air conditioning and heating, for which she designs MIA, a customizable pellet stove that in 2014 won the GOOD DESIGN AWARD from Chicago Athenaeum and in 2015 the RED DOT Design Award. 

Also in 2015, on the occasion of the Milan furniture fair, Sara received the third prize from the historic YOUNG & DESIGN competition, with the Lybra lamp project. Her work has been exhibited and sold in various institutions including the Milan Triennale, The Others in Turin, Somerset House and ICA in London and the Peel Gallery in Texas.

Among the schools of Design and University where she taught or held lectures there are the Technical University of Delft (TU Delft), the HKU Academy of Utrecht, the University of Bologna, the Italian Design School of Padua, NABA (New Academy di Belle Arti) of Milan and the Polytechnic of Milan.

At the moment she lives and works in Milan, where the activity of designer continues to support the teaching activity. She also supports Professor Roberto Verganti for projects related to innovation, as part of the Project Science team.