Open Design Italia is a talent incubator where designers, makers, creatives and craftsmen meet, establish relationships with one another, and grow their business.

PILLS OF OPEN DESIGN ITALIA 2016

STEP#1CHALLENGE   Milan-Rome-Naples

Adrenaline, emotion and enthusiasm permeated the Challenge 2016, the participants were selected through a casting that involved 3 Italian cities: Milan, Rome and Naples.
Only 4 minutes were needed to convince the important Committee of Experts.
How the selections are operated? Watch the video

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.

Find out who won

OPEN DESIGN ITALIA MAKES YOU A STAR

Marc Sadler’s point of view,  a famous designer who took part in the selection commettee.

Discover the Challenge’s diary:  Milan   Rome   Naples

What they think the participants in the Challenge? the word designers, makers and craftsmen

OPEN DESIGN ITALIA ON TOUR

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.

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