The Italian Design Day 2021 will take place in Tallinn on 22 September 2021, during the “XVI Tallinn Design Festival”, with a Live Design Tech Dialogue “Artisans of InnovatiON” led by Arch. Dario Donato, Design Principal at Spatialconnection(s).
This event is organized by the Italian Embassy in Tallinn, in collaboration with the Estonian Association of Designers. An active conversation with students and professionals on current technologies for producing unconventional design will help defining the impact on architecture. A special focus will be put on the relationship between design and a sustainable creative and business process.
Guest speakers will be Mr. Ubaldo Spina, researcher, industrial designer and coordinator of Design page of the Magazine “Il Giornale dell’Architettura”, Italy, and co-curator of SOS Design Conference at Tallinn Design Festival 2021, Dr. Francesco De Luca, M. Arch. PhD, and Arch. Ioannis Lykouras from TalTech University, Academy of Architecture and Urban Studies. A welcome message from Mr. Daniele Rampazzo, Ambassador of Italy to Estonia, will open the event.
In 2017, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation launched the Italian Design Day with the Ministry of Culture, Italian Trade Agency, La Triennale di Milano Foundation, Association for Industrial Design Foundation, Collezione Compasso d’Oro, FederlegnoArredo, Salone del Mobile Milano and Altagamma Foundation.