MATERIAL SPECIALIST AND CMF DESIGNER | CHRIS LEFTERI DESIGN
Holding a degree in Design & Engineering with a specialisation in materials and manufacturing processes from Politecnico di Milano, Gaia combines a strong technical background with the idea that materials are a means through which designers can improve the user experience. She conducted a research on the emotional role of materials in products and she is interested in the sensorial and storytelling side of materials. She collaborated with Politecnico di Milano, Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London, Royal College of Art and Cranfield University as a materials expert and guest lecturer. Gaia is a member of Chris Lefteri Design since 2012 where she has worked on many projects for world-renowned companies including Samsung, LG, Logitech, Google and Pininfarina Extra and curated exhibition for DAMADEI (advanced materials) in London and contributed to materials trend research.