Laura Sattin is an Italian architect and designer born in Vicenza and currently living in Basel, Switzerland.
She studied Architecture at the IUAV University of Venice, the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio, Switzerland, and
the Chiba Graduate School of Engineering in Japan.
In 2015 she was awarded 1st prize in the competition “Un goto per Venezia”and her set of glasses “Un Giorno in Laguna” became part of the Murano Glass Museum’s permanent collection.
Since then, in parallel with her career as an architect, she has dedicated herself to the study of glass working techniques and to the design of blown glass objects.
Her works, characterized by a careful combination of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary aesthetics, have been exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions in Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and Japan.
Prizes and Exhibitions
∙ "Lightness" collective exhibition @ Nero Design Gallery – Arezzo, September 2019
∙ "Glass Threads" solo exhibition @ Chiarastella Cattana for The Venice Glass Week 2019 – Venezia, September 2019
∙ Solo exhibition at DESIGNART TOKYO 2018, selected to exhibit as 1 of 5 artists/designers "Under 30" – Tokyo, October 2018
∙ "The Glass Bar" exhibition with Jochen Holz @ A plus A Gallery for The Venice Glass Week 2018 – Venezia, September 2018
∙ "Brina" collection exhibited at Castello Sforzesco di Milan for Milano Vetro-35 international glass contest – Milano, May 2018
∙ “Un giorno in laguna” solo exhibition at "Salotto. gallery, shop and studio for culture, art and design" – Basel, September 2017
∙ Ikea Foundation Switzerland project grant for the development of new Murano glass design collections – Basel, August 2017
∙ 1st prize at "Un’idea, una città" design competition with "Convivio" urban furniture – Firenze, March 2017
∙ "Un giorno in laguna" part of the permanent collection at Murano Glass Museum – Venezia, February 2016
∙ 1st prize at Un goto per Venezia international glass design contest with "Un giorno in laguna" set – Venezia, December 2015
∙ 2nd prize at "BIC Suisse design competition" with "Bic® ice-lighters" urban installation – Lugano, May 2011
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