Italian-Mexican designer and her Betta design studio of exclusive textile prints
Roberta Montorfano is an Italian-Mexican textile designer that has been living in Australia since three years ago, Having Australia as her home, she has worked hard to follow her dreams and achieve her goal of designing every day for herself. A year and a half ago she launched Betta Design and is now working with the iconic Australian brands (Seafolly, RipCurl, Peter Alexander, Minkpink…) Roberta’s passion for textile and design is some of the strongest you’ll find and her work is industriously detailed and truly breathtaking.
Roberta is now based in Sydney but she grew up in Italy in the small northern city of Como, the Italian capital of silk. She was constantly surrounded by colours, textiles, history and art. After 5 years of experience in textile design in Italy, participating at international textile fairs in China, USA, Brazil and Europe, she decided to move to Sydney in 2013 to continue her career in design and fulfill her dreams. She believes that everyone can tell stories through design, art, photography and colours – they are all a portrait of your soul, history, family and generation you carry with you.”
“Betta Design is a contemporary textile design studio based in Sydney, Australia, specialized in creating exclusive textile prints to the fashion market looking for a unique and special interpretation of the latest lifestyle trends, Betta Designs creates unique designs inspired by nature, art and the world. We design colorful prints, graphics and embroideries; every design is unique created using both digital and hand-drawn/painted techniques. All artwork is provided in layered Photoshop files for your convenience” this is how Roberta describes the studio.
These are the studio services:
-Textile print collections, textures and artworks
– Redesign/Development- scale, repeats and color ways of vintage inspiration
– Mood Boards
– Creation of different color ways
– Image manipulation
– Textile, design, and weaving and any creative projects collaboration
Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denin said that this is an inspired designer. “It is hard to see in the present people that is so passion about their work, Roberta is and example of passion living”, said