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Stefania Morandi

Stefania Morandi - PROJECT MANAGER- BRAND DEVELOPMENT

PROJECT MANAGER- BRAND DEVELOPMENT

With an appreciation for details and the way things are arranged, Stefania's favorite style is contemporary design because she is able to maximize her imagination and creativity.Follow On Facebook

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Hometown - BRESCIA, ITALY (NOW RESIDING IN DALLAS, TX)

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BACKGROUND:

Hailing from Brescia, Italy, Stefania studied at the Politecnico di Milano and earned a degree in Interior Design.  She began her professional design work in Florence at Palazzo Strozzi before moving to Dallas in 2012.

Notable Projects:

-Lead Designer for Souk, Casa Rubia, Four Corners Brewery and 3015 — all restaurant/hospitality projects at Trinity Groves

-Designed Kate Weiser’s Chocolatier Pop-Up for the Hilton Anatole Hotel

-Executive drawings for the facade of Amberjax and Resto Gastro Bistro

Q & A WITH DESIGNER STEFANIA MORANDI

Q: HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN YOUR WORK AND WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY OF WANTING TO WORK AS A DESIGNER?

A: I have always had an appreciation for details and the way things are arranged.  At an early age, I remember drawing pictures and I realized that I had found something that allowed me to use my imagination and creativity to the fullest.

Q: WHO OR WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST DESIGN INFLUENCE AND WHY?

A: Carlo Scarpa for his love of details, Cristopher Dresser for his technique, Michael Thonet for his immortal simplicity and elegance, Franco Albini because he was so accurate and brilliant with everything he did, Jaime Hayon for perfect interiors and coherence in every detail, Joseph Dirand for his love of real materials and elegance, and finally – Fabio Novembre – for his brilliant and extraordinary imagination.

Q: WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE DESIGN STYLES AND WHY?

A: Contemporary, because to me it is the language or architecture and design of today.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH RESTAURANT DESIGN?

A: I designed Souk, Casa Rubia, Four Corners Brewery and 3015 — all restaurant/hospitality projects at Trinity Groves.  I also designed the pop-up shop at the Hilton Anatole Hotel for Kate Weiser’s Chocolatier.  I created the Executive drawings for the facade of Amberjax and Resto Gastro Bistro.

Q: IN ONE SENTENCE, HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL DESIGN STYLE, YOUR SIGNATURE “LOOK?”

A: Tidy, classy, eclectic, fair and imaginative.