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Sanja Rotter (1985) is a Croatian product designer, a design specialist for wood and wood-processing technologies.
Her work focuses on symbolism and meaning of form, not just function.
Sanja’s inspiration comes from natural materials and structures: their logic and unique ‘imperfection’, as well as traditional… Read More
Sanja Rotter (1985) is a Croatian product designer, a design specialist for wood and wood-processing technologies.
Her work focuses on symbolism and meaning of form, not just function.
Sanja’s inspiration comes from natural materials and structures: their logic and unique ‘imperfection’, as well as traditional wood-processing technologies and their experimental possibilities.
Love, passion, holistic approach, local and DYI production, ecological and social awareness - those are the keywords of her vision.
In December 2014, Forbes magazine named Sanja Rotter as one of ‘3 need-to-know Croatian designers’. Read Less
  • doing everything
    Močvarni Hrast — Zagreb, Croatia
  • design, wood prototyping
    Bellabeat — Croatia
  • designer, drafter
    Clinica Studio — Zagreb, Croatia
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Woodoir is a collection of wooden products initially developed from experiments for Master's Thesis, resulting in various range of products and specialization for this particular material.
The name Woodoir is a wordplay meaning one woman's imaginary wood workshop, thus emphasising female approach on what is thoug… Read More
Woodoir is a collection of wooden products initially developed from experiments for Master's Thesis, resulting in various range of products and specialization for this particular material.
The name Woodoir is a wordplay meaning one woman's imaginary wood workshop, thus emphasising female approach on what is thought to be manly profession (carpentry), and different perspective on design - irrational, organic, emotional, intuitive, unpredictable, dynamic, in contrast...

A strong emphasis is also put on symbolism and meaning of forms, with respect for natural structures and acceptance of their logic - mathematical, universal constant and pure chance. Read Less
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