Founder of Designer in the Middle and Kukka design studio, she is a multi-disciplinary industrial/object designer and creative director.
She holds a Master in Industrial Design from the Scuola Politecnica Design in Milan, Rona has over two decades industry experience, after working in Milan and in London in different design consultancies leading award winning projects.
In 2007 she founded her design studio, and established Kukka design brand. Their products sold in museums & retail shops, department stores such as La Rinascente, Selfridges, Paul Smith, Conran.
Other clients are coming from the hotel, restaurant, hospitality, cultural, retail, office and private sectors including: Caesarstone, The Autograph Collection hotel group, BioHouse, Amorim, i-Mesh, LG.
Her democratic approach and honest design are recognizable within Rona’s style and work.
Her design studio is underpinned by creative stimulation, specializing in experimenting with materials, manufacturing methods, technology and light.
Rona was tutor in Domain De Boisbuchet in 2016, a lecturer in Shenkar institute of art and design, HIT, Plymouth University and often invited to participate in international talks programs such as at the V&A Design Museum London, Aga Khan centre and the Javits centre.
In June 2021 Rona was the Creative director and co-curator with Suzanne Trocmé and one of the designers of the Designers in the Middle Pavilion during the London Design Biennale 2021.