Chiara Domenici joined Chapman Taylor Milan studio in 2012, became an Associate Director in 2015 and in 2020 she was promoted to Director. She undertakes a key role in the management of the studio, with a focus on design quality. Chiara has been a key figure in several major Chapman Taylor projects in Italy and neighbouring countries, including main retail new projects and refurbishments and a major resort design in Croatia. Chiara studied architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan, with one year spent on an Erasmus programme in Paris. After graduating, she returned to Paris to work for Vasconi Architectes, working for Claude Vasconi, who designed Le Forum des Halles in Paris city centre. She subsequently joined Renzo Piano's Genoa studio and stayed there for two-and-a-half years before returning to Milan, where she worked for a couple of different firms before setting up a studio in partnership with a former colleague from her time in Genoa – a venture which lasted for more than seven years. Chiara is Director at Chapman Taylor Milan studio, she promotes the international collaboration and the freedom in design.