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ON BEAUTY

Chapter II

For the Fall Winter 2019/2020 season, Santoni continues its exploration of the concept of beauty with a new chapter of its ongoing project. Art-directed by Tony Chambers, On Beauty includes a truly unique portfolio of images and short films created by legendary photographer Koto Bolofo.

I find beauty through the people I meet, and the people I meet show me different kinds of beauty throughout the world. From India to the far edges of Africa there’s always somewhere to be discovered and something new to be learned in terms of what we consider to be beautiful.
I find beauty through the people I meet, and the people I meet show me different kinds of beauty throughout the world. From India to the far edges of Africa there’s always somewhere to be discovered and something new to be learned in terms of what we consider to be beautiful.

Alessandro Possati, Cultural Director, Maker of Beauty

I don’t think that function and beauty are opposite ends of the same spectrum. The more functional it is the more beautiful it is, and the way you can create that beauty is by making things as simple as possible.

Arthur Kay, Urban Designer, Maker of Beauty

We actually don’t clearly understand what beauty is, when we design and put things out in the world, we never judge them if they’re beautiful or not.

Formafantasma (Simone Farresin & Andrea Trimarchi), Designers, Makers of Beauty

It was an absolute, but now with society’s evolution it becomes an interpretation: beauty changes its models and becomes something different.

Gianluca Cantaro, Journalist & Creative, Maker of Beauty

I think it’s quite difficult to define one single beauty. It’s something that I’m always discovering every day and depends on my criteriums of beauty.
I think it’s quite difficult to define one single beauty. It’s something that I’m always discovering every day and depends on my criteriums of beauty.

Yuri Suzuki, Sound Artist, Maker of Beauty

Beauty is undefinable, is something that I always strive to get

Lara Bohinc, Designer, Maker of Beauty

There’s no one objective idea of beauty, it's very much the result of culture

Micol Sabbadini, Photographer & Designer, Maker of Beauty

I really enjoy the playfulness in improvisation because you throw yourself out of your comfort zone

Rosey Chan, Pianist, Composer, Cultural Adventurer, Maker of Beauty

When you imagine or think something that changes the way you live or perceive, that’s also interestingly beautiful

Selva Barni, Curator, Maker of Beauty

I find beauty evolves like waves
I find beauty evolves like waves

Patricia Urquiola, Architect and Designer, Maker of Beauty

To me beauty is innocence, truthfulness, <br> the simple things in life
To me beauty is innocence, truthfulness,
the simple things in life

Sofia Sanchez de Betak, Creative Director, Maker of Beauty

Beautiful moments emerge when there is a constellation <br> of personal emotion and environmental suggestion
Beautiful moments emerge when there is a constellation
of personal emotion and environmental suggestion

Dr James M. Bradburne, Museum Director, Maker of Beauty

Beauty has no limit, <br> it is about your own taste
Beauty has no limit,
it is about your own taste

Charles Compagnon, Restaurateur, Maker of Beauty

You can acquire beauty in your soul, in your spirit, by growing into your style and feeling comfortable with yourself

Hannah Martin, Jewellery Designer, Maker of Beauty

I think we are born with a predisposition to see beauty in everything but it is important to exercise your sensitivity

Guglielmo Miani, Entrepreneur, Maker of Beauty

To me beauty means the search for serenity and happiness
To me beauty means the search for serenity and happiness

Giulio Cappellini, Architect, Maker of Beauty

There are some eternal types of beauty, such as the beauty you can find in nature

Amina Gaye Moroso, Architecture Student, Maker of Beauty

Beauty is a synesthesia where all senses are involved

Alberto Zontone, Entrepreneur, Maker of Beauty

I find beauty in the things <br> I see in my everyday life
I find beauty in the things
I see in my everyday life

Atip Wananuruks, Fashion Director, Maker of Beauty