Architect, interior architect, product designer, and artistic director, Paola Navone’s approach is direct, visionary, and eclectic. It is infused with her passion for tastes and colours from the southern hemisphere, which are dear and well-known to her, and styles of the Western world, with its rich traditions, receptivity, and dynamism. All this translates into boundless curiosity in search of materials, forms, and structures of the present, the past, and the future.
Paola is the founder of OTTO, her design studio in Milan. She has organized numerous exhibitions worldwide and worked with the biggest names in Italian and international design. Among the many internationally-recognized awards she received, the Osaka International Design Award, several Elle Deco International Design Awards for product design, the Red Dot Design Award, and the Good Design Award are worth mentioning In addition, Interior Design Magazine, from New York, USA, nominated her to become a Design Hall of Fame member.