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Venanzio Arquilla

Venanzio Arquilla

Associate Professor Design Department Politecnico di Milano

Designer he is professor of the Design School of Politecnico di Milano. He was the coordinator of different action research project within SMEs, design and Innovation Institutes in Brazil and Italy (Provincia Autonoma di Trento).

He is involved in several European and national funded research projects. He was in the scientific coordination staff DEEP (DEsign in European Policies Research) co-financed by the European Union as part of the European Design Innovation Initiative (EDII).

Actually he is the Scientific Coordinator of Trentino Design 3.0 and Punto Design a Design Innovation Policy and related actions (design tool for SMEs, design prize, new services for the territory) for Trentino Sviluppo Spa – Provincia Autonoma di Trento.

Aree di specializzatione/focus
Hs research activities deal with design innovation tools and methodologies, design policies, design services, making and fabbing, including different research on innovation and technological transfer of design at national and international levels.

Innocenzo Rifino

Innocenzo Rifino

Co-Founder of HABITS

After graduating in Industrial Design in 2000 at the Polytechnic of Milan, Innocenzo began his career in the product design department of Panasonic in Osaka.

He completed several years of experience in interaction design, and in 2005 founded the HABITS studio in Milan. His work has been exhibited at the Triennale in Milan, the Louvre museum in Paris, the National Art Center in Seoul, the Today Art Museum in Beijing and the Italian Institute of Culture in Madrid.

He received international awards such as Design Plus, Good Design, Red Dot.

Aree di specializzatione/focus
Design strategy, Industrial & Interaction design, Iot

Emanuele Magini

Emanuele Magini

Freelance designer

Dopo aver completato gli studi alla Bezalel Accademy di Gerusalemme, si laurea in Disegno industriale al Politecnico di MIlano.

Nel 2003 partecipa all’undicesima Biennale giovani artisti del Mediterraneo di Atene.
Ha lavorato presso studi di architettura e design, si è occupato di scenografia e set design collaborando con Disney Italia.

I suoi progetti sono stati esposti in numerose mostre ed eventi, ha vinto concorsi e premi nazionali ed internazionali come il Good design award, IF award, Menzione d’onore compasso d’oro, e ha ricevuto dalla Presidenza della Repubblica, il premio nazionale per l’innovazione.

Aree di specializzazione/focus
Product design, interior design

Emmanuele Villani

Emmanuele Villani

Founder Studio Manì Architetti & Officine Boiardo

Luigi De Nardo

Luigi De Nardo

Full Professor Politecnico di Milano Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica ``Giulio Natta``

Material expert

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Ilaria Vitali

Ilaria Vitali

Designer / Researcher / PHD candidate

Consumer IoT products, Strategic Design, User Research, Trend Research

Istvan Bojte

Istvan Bojte

Interaction/UX Designer

Iot/Connected devices, digital products and interfaces

Alessandro Crespi

Alessandro Crespi

HW/SW dev. Engineer

Research & Development; New technologies; communication protocols; digital integration

Chiara Parise

Chiara Parise

Product Designer

Product design processes, Visual communication, Prototyping skills

Ewoud Westerduin

Ewoud Westerduin

Product Designer, Startupper and Maker

Product Design, Prototyping, Digital Fabrication, Design Processes