About us

What gives quality and originality in design is an idea. The architectural style, the elegance of the tissues, the refined furnishings are all serving that idea. Briefly this is the spirit of the group Raphael Design. However to achieve this purpose, the real needs of the client cannot be ignored, we always take into account all details starting from available budget to the more specific needs.

Sebastiano Gentile

Born in Rome (Italy) in 1978, graduated in Architecture at the faculty "L. Quaroni "of the University of Rome" La Sapienza ". He has worked as an interior designer for luxury residences and governmental buildings in the Middle East and Europe with Sarteur - PR Arredamenti, collaborating with prestigious companies such as Cassina and Design 2000, playing roles of high responsibility. He currently lives in St. Petersburg, where he founded Raphael Design Studio.

Nicola Como

Nicola Comо was born in Sicily, Italy, in 1980 г.
He has more than 12 years of furniture marketing experience and his resume includes commercial director positions in such multinational companies as Wurth, Franke, Whirlpool и т.д.
After many years of work in this business Nicola acquired numerous number of contacts within italian furniture industry. His motto is "The best advertising of the product is its quality".

Co-founder and co-owner of "Raphael design' studio


Services and prices


Raphael Design Studio offers Interior Design Support for residential and commercial spaces. Our service consists of providing all what concerns the design phase: from design concepts and ideas for elegant and comfortable spaces, to specific technical layouts.

In the Standard Service the design product includes elegant solutions for decorations and furnishing gained from selected items and materials already available on the market at reasonable prices.

In the Premium Service («VIP Decorations» option) we provide fine and exclusive design solutions includng prestigious furnishings and customized decorations made of refined materials.

On request we design also Facades in fine classic Style.


The cost of services depends on the size of the object as well as on the complexity of the task. Our minimum price is 20 euro/sq.m. We offer special prices this month! Call us we are open to negotiate! Please call us at +7-906-242-0567 or order call back and we will call you shortly.

List of layouts

Our Design Product includes following layouts:

  • Description of the Project
  • Walls Layout
  • Planning room arrangements
  • Furniture Layout
  • Floor Layout
  • Ceiling Layout
  • Electrical and Lightning Layout
  • Plumbing and Floor Heating Layout
  • Windows and Doors Treatment
  • Wall Decoration
  • Items Purchaising References
  • Photorealistic Interior Views of the main rooms
  • Details of Decorations (if necessary)

Additional Layouts on request (additional Payment to be agreed):

  • Details for Customized Wardrobes and Shelves
  • Details for Customized Bathroom Furniture
  • Color Schemes and Tissues Layout

Work phases and payments:

The Workflow and the payment are both split in three phases:

Interview and Confirmation of Work Assignment. 30% of the payment in advance.
Delivery of Concept Design of the Project (Planning room arrangements and selection of Photorealistic Interior Views). 40% of the payment, after the confirmation of the Client. In this phase Client can ask for modifies.
Delivery of remaining Layouts. 30% of the payment.

Why us

By working with us you get authentic Italian design at competitive prices

  • We work by ‘all included’ scheme. Once the works are done you will get the full package of documents including all renderings, all necessary layouts and cost estimate with the list of recommended suppliers
  • We provide direct access to a big number of legendary Italian factories that produce famous furniture, sanitary and interior accessories brands
  • Thus you can be sure that you get authentic Italian furniture and you are protected from fake
  • By dealing directly with the factories we make the trade chain shorter so we can offer you very attractive prices
  • We provide continuous client support throughout the whole process of creating and realization of your project

Why to buy directly from Italian furniture factories

  • Value for money ratio: by ordering with us you can buy directly from Italian furniture producers at real ex-works prices. This solution cuts your costs significantly especially in case of premium class Italian furniture. As a result you get high quality product, 100% made in Italy at very attractive prices.
  • Following up your order: We will follow up production process of your order in transparent and fastest possible way. Our direct contact with the factories allows us to get samples, check materials used, access all details of your order (dimensions, decoration, shapes, etc.) as fast as possible.

5 main reasons to work with Italian furniture factories:

  • Experience: all the factories have 50-100 years of history which guarantees best solutions (materials, innovations, prices, service)
  • Own production facilities: all factories have their own in house production, no outsourcing involved. This is an excellent proof of highest possible quality of the products (100% made in Italy) and it also ensures significant value for money advantages vs competitors.
  • Service: we collaborate with the companies which are focused on premium and luxury products. This means unique level of service which is based on direct contact between a factory and a client ensured by our studio. The doors of our partners in Italy are always open for you. You can visit their show rooms and production facilities at any moment. We are proud and honoured to demonstrate you how we work and make your dreams come true!
  • Logistics: we collaborate with the best logistics companies that are providing door to door transportation and customs clearance.
  • Montage: to assembly your furniture we can bring Italian specialists or we can invite professional local engineers as a more affordable option.