Industrial and product designer with more than 15 years of work experience, Marco de Santi graduated in Master in Product Design at Milano Design in 2008.
Marco started his career as a product designer in 2007, when he founded the multidisciplinary design studio Studio Natural in Lucca, Tuscany, in partnership with Alessandro Paoletti.
Since 2007, Marco has focused his work on product, retail and exhibit design, gaining recognition for his various award-winning products.
Two-time winner of the iF Design Award, in 2011 and 2017, Marco was also the winner of the Lucky Strike Design Award in 2009, of the Good Design Award in 2011, and of the Young & Design Competition in 2013, to name a few of his most important achievements. In 2016, he also received a mention of honor at the 24th ADI Compasso d'Oro international design competition.
In the same year, Marco founded and became the creative director of Migrasurf, a brand dedicated to the creation of functional, sustainable and durable surfboard bags.
Marco has always been curious and fascinated by the techniques of industrial production and the interaction between product and the users. He strongly thinks that the design process is a synthesis of a long team work that will lead to the creation of good projects.