Italian designer Marta Santambrogio, the creative director of Shingora’s luxury division, says that there was whole lot of research involving India goes behind making the brand’s latest line of shawls, scarves and stoles.


Recently the designer has launched a series of India inspired exclusive luxury scarves- Shingora Loves India. First in the series is The Jantar Mantar & Elephant print that has been painstakingly put together to pay designers tribute to India and its culture.

Marta has a strong background in Italian luxury industry and is an expert in textile design. Her works range from creative direction to artwork, research to technical and industrial support. Marta has previously worked at Etro, with that legacy behind, she is here to enhance and complement her design aesthetics to the emerging design house of Shingora.


Founder of Issimum Design Studio London, which provides a range of services, spanning from Branding to Colour, from Design Strategy to Future Trends Research. With a strong background in Italian luxury industry, the studio’s main strength is textile design consultancy: form creative direction to artwork, research to technical and industrial support, for clients worldwide.


In 2015 Marta presented FUZZY LOGIC, her final graduation project at Central Saint Martins MA Material Futures. Fuzzy Logic explores how Indian traffic could become a musical experience. The project was featured on international press and showcased at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and Milan Design Week.

Marta Santambrogio is also Lecturer at Design University Politecnico di Milano.