Open Design Italia is a talent incubator where designers, makers, creatives and craftsmen meet, establish relationships with one another, and grow their business.
STEP#2 ON STAGE The manifestation
The designers selected by the Open Design Challenge took part in Italy on Stage in Vicenza.
Valuable projects were displayed in the Palladian Basilica, with great satisfaction for the designers, who came into direct contact with the companies, the reteliers and leading industry experts, they also competed for the contest’s awards.
The 2016 edition was promoted by Cna Vicenza.
Marc Sadler’s point of view, a famous designer who took part in the selection commettee.
What they think the participants in the Challenge? the word designers, makers and craftsmen
Open Italian Design never stops, during the year offers many opportunities and services to participants of past editions.
In 2016, from Budapest to Berlin, the Italian Cultural Institutes, was presented the New Shapes of Made in Italy exhibition, with the exposure of fifteen designers chosen from the six previous editions. The exhibition is supported by the Department of Culture Region Emilia Romagna.