CEO & Creative Director at Anna Borla Design & Yachts
Anna Borla, Product and Yacht Designer. She graduated in Product Design at Politecnico di Milano; there, she got the Master in Yacht Design, MYD. Her passion for Yachts comes from her family. She was selected as finalist in the shortlist of the Young Designer of the Year (YDOY), award by Boat International and Oceanco Shipyard.
She raised his expertise in an important Yachts and Architecture Studio in Milan for almost 10 years, working in parallel to build up her own firm, Anna Borla Design & Yachts. In addition to Yachts projects, Anna Borla Design & Yachts also design industrial products and furniture. One of the best product that has been very successful is called Hook. It is a smart and handy no touch tool, 100% made in Italy, capable of hooking to the handrails thus avoiding direct contact with surfaces. Hook also inspired the production of StaySafe by the Italian company Alessi.
Thanks to a partnership with an Italian wood furniture company, she was selected in the shortlist of Adi Design Index – Compasso d’Oro, the annual selection of the best Italian design. Her projects are shown in important national and international magazines as CNN Travel, Daily Mail UK, Business Insider, Corriere della Sera, Robb Report, Boat International, l’Officiel, Muse.world.