ABOUT

“By providing a new approach to curating knowledge, network and craft, we seek to transform impossible dreams into materiality…”

Matter of Stuff is a London-based contemporary design & manufacturing consultancy established in 2014 by Italian architects Simona Auteri and Sofia Steffenoni. Dedicated to researching new materials, techniques and processes that are innovating the category, we offer our clients specialist services to produce, procure and install design objects for commercial and residential applications.

Our extensive knowledge of Italian manufacturing heritage is continually refreshed with regular research trips to Italy seeking out the next artisan or manufacturing facility that is pushing the boundaries of materiality and fabrication. This has enabled us to build a comprehensive online Materials Library and Store for our clients to explore, as well as a user-friendly Projects tool.

Matter of Stuff founders Sofia Steffenoni & Simona Auteri
“By providing a new approach to curating knowledge, network and craft, we seek to transform impossible dreams into materiality…”
Matter of Stuff - About

Matter of Stuff is a London-based contemporary design & manufacturing consultancy established in 2014 by Italian architects Simona Auteri and Sofia Steffenoni. Dedicated to researching new materials, techniques and processes that are innovating the category, we offer our clients specialist services to produce, procure and install design objects for commercial and residential applications.

Our extensive knowledge of Italian manufacturing heritage is continually refreshed with regular research trips to Italy seeking out the next artisan or manufacturing facility that is pushing the boundaries of materiality and fabrication. This has enabled us to build a comprehensive online Materials Library and Store for our clients to explore, as well as a user-friendly Projects tool.

Matter of Stuff pop-up designed by Raw Edges

HOW WE WORK

Our dynamic creative studio delivers pop up exhibitions, workshops, shoppable products and creative tools to inspire our clients. In addition, we offer three key client services including furniture consultancy & procurement, bespoke manufacturing and access to the latest research & development.

We work with architects, interior designers, artists, property developers, gallerists, hotels and individuals to conceptualize an idea, devise a production framework, mobilize a bespoke and skilled team, enable their processes and scrutinize the results.

Crucially our production methodology, network and partners – from artisans to research institutes – can offer cost-effective solutions to the most complex design problems without compromising on the highest standards of craftsmanship and quality.

Matter of Stuff - About

HOW WE WORK

Our dynamic creative studio delivers pop up exhibitions, workshops, shoppable products and creative tools to inspire our clients. In addition, we offer three key client services including furniture consultancy & procurement, bespoke manufacturing and access to the latest research & development.

We work with architects, interior designers, artists, property developers, gallerists, hotels and individuals to conceptualize an idea, devise a production framework, mobilize a bespoke and skilled team, enable their processes and scrutinize the results.

Crucially our production methodology, network and partners – from artisans to research institutes – can offer cost-effective solutions to the most complex design problems without compromising on the highest standards of craftsmanship and quality.

WHAT WE DO

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FURNITURE PROCUREMENT

We work with our clients to identify solutions to their needs and scope up a budget that allows us to curate a selection of furniture which we procure and deliver with a white-glove service.

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BESPOKE MANUFACTURING

We work alongside private clients, architects, gallerists and product & interior designers to bring boundary-pushing projects to life.

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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

We bridge the gap between craftsmen and manufacturers of new materials to inspire innovation in the industry and share this knwoledge with our clients.

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CURATED DESIGN SHOP

Online design shop exclusively curated by Matter of Stuff to offer the most interesting and appealing products to our clients.

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EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION

Exclusive collection curated and produced by Matter of Stuff in collaboration with exciting designers, Italian craftsmen & artisans.

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MATERIALS LIBRARY

Online collection of new and traditional materials; a comprehensive free source of finishes and techniques that are available through our artisans and makers.

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TEAM

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SOFIA STEFFENONI

CO FOUNDER & CO DIRECTOR

SOFIA STEFFENONI

CO FOUNDER & CO DIRECTOR

info@matterofstuff.com
0744 68 58 423

Sofia is a London-based Architect and Curator. Originally from Venice, she has always been inspired by the art of glass blowing and other crafts associated with her hometown and is constantly searching for the next incredible manufacturer or designer and potential collaborations. She is trained in photography, product design & manufacturing, as well as jewellery design. Through her experience at Acme, FOA and 3xn as well as work with the photographer Claudio Abate, she brings unparalleled expertise and passion to the business of design and manufacturing. Co-founder of Matter of Stuff, she is responsible for its Bespoke service.

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SIMONA AUTERI

CO FOUNDER & CO DIRECTOR

SIMONA AUTERI

CO FOUNDER & CO DIRECTOR

store@matterofstuff.com
077 12 68 02 21

Simona is a London-based Architect and Curator from Genoa who has lived in seven countries including China, Japan and the US. She enjoys the challenge of initiating new works as well as forging links between international designers, manufacturers, editors and curators to deliver best-in-class design projects. Her experience at Heatherwick Studio and Kengo Kuma have brought valuable knowledge and insights into contemporary manufacturing with some of the most creative people in the world. Co-founder of Matter of Stuff, she is responsible for Furniture Consultancy & Procurement.

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DANIEL STAUT

UX/UI designer

DANIEL STAUT

UX/UI designer

daniel@matterofstuff.com

Daniel is Brazilian and joined Matter of Stuff in 2018 after graduating from Central Saint Martins UAL with a bachelors degree in Product Design. His tenacity has enabled him to quickly climb the ranks from graduate trainee to UX/UI Designer and today he is responsible for website management, user experience and interface design as well as graphic design projects for the Matter of Stuff brand. Currently he is also learning Italian.

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ROBERTA CARIA

INTERIOR DESIGNER

ROBERTA CARIA

INTERIOR DESIGNER

interiors@matterofstuff.com

Roberta is London-based Interior Designer from Sardinia who joined Matter of Stuff in 2018. She brings over ten years interior design experience from her time at Shaun Clarkson, Carden Cunietti, ECP Design, Lee Design Associates, and Aukett Fitzroy Robinson Architects. She is trained in technical CAD drawing and art history from The University of Fine Arts Academy in Italy and The London College of Communications UAL (2006).

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SAMEERA HANIF

PRESS RELATIONS

SAMEERA HANIF

PRESS RELATIONS

info@matterofstuff.com

Sameera is a London-based PR consultant who supports Matter of Stuff with media relations, creating promotional assets to generate coverage for events, installations and international fairs. Sameera has led international communications campaigns for clients including Brodie Neill, Alessi, Established & Sons, Moooi, Sé, Nigel Coates, Rolf Sachs, MOST design fair and Design Museum Holborn.

CONTACT US

General inquiries, collaborations and press
info@matterofstuff.com
Sofia Steffenoni
0744 68 58 423


Bespoke fabrication and sample requests
bespoke@matterofstuff.com
Sofia Steffenoni
0744 68 58 423


Orders, contract sales, shop sales and after sales
store@matterofstuff.com
Simona Auteri
077 12 68 02 21


Events, exhibitions, residencies and workshops
events@matterofstuff.com
General inquiries, collaborations and press
info@matterofstuff.com
Sofia Steffenoni
0744 68 58 423


Bespoke fabrication and sample requests
bespoke@matterofstuff.com
Sofia Steffenoni
0744 68 58 423


Orders, contract sales, shop sales and after sales
store@matterofstuff.com
Simona Auteri
077 12 68 02 21


Events, exhibitions, residencies and workshops
events@matterofstuff.com