Since 2012, Kaori Shiina and Riccardo Nardi began their collaboration, founding together a studio in Milan: Shiina + Nardi Design. In addition to design activities, they involved also as Design Directors and Design Producers for Japanese and Italian companies. Shiina + Nardi Design studio planned and organized in 2013 Milan Fuorisalone event, the “Oriental design week”. Kaori Shiina took the role of the producer of the exhibition “J+I – Six Women Japanese Designers Collaborate with Italian Artisans”. Shiina + Nardi Design collaborate with companies such as Bonaldo, CISA Ceramics (Ricchetti Goup), Fiam, Fasem, Tonelli, Fonderie Viterbesi, Legnomagia, Riva1920, Ercole Moretti, Feenbo, Codal, Slow Wood, Cleanup Corporation, Panasonic Italy, Sekisui Heim, restaurant Kushi (Milan), Kentaro restaurant (Pesaro), The studio has participated in various important events and international exhibitions.