about us



Notarstefano / Arkharova



Natalia Arkharova is an architect and Luca Notarstefano is a product designer.
They graduated in Design at Polytechnic University of Milan.
Thanks to the international experience in Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and China,
they immediately began to work for the major Italian design
companies as a project design leaders.

Luca and Natalia established RETROGUARDIA studio in Milan,
specialized in product design, furniture, interior design and
exhibition installations.

“We like to experiment with different materials.
Each aesthetic choice is the result of a specific story.
Our method is based on specific research and innovations.

Studio RETROGUARDIA collaborate with internationally recognized
in the hospitality sector, R&D offices of Italian and
international companies, other designers and various brands around the world.