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The importance of being honest. Odoardo Fioravanti introduces his work on 19/5.

The importance of being honest. Odoardo Fioravanti introduces his work on 19/5.

Designing honest goods and justyfing our job hiding into the objects a quantum of intelligence, beauty, some extra function. Industrious design according to Odoardo Fioravanti. This Thursday 19th at 18.30

The fourth lecture in the Design Talks 2011 series will feature Odoardo Fioravanti on Thursday 19 May at 18.30. The lecture is free and open to the general public. Fioravanti will be introduced by Ali Filippini.

Since 1998 Odoardo Fioravanti has worked as an industrial designer, also experimenting graphic and exhibition design with a firm will to melt different design areas into a continuous matter. His projects received prestigious design awards.

Since 2003 his firm developed projects for important companies such as Abet Laminati, Ballarini, Casamania, COOP, Desalto, Flou, Foscarini, Incotex, Normann Copenhagen, Olivetti, Osama, Pedrali, Telecom Italia, Vibram, Victorinox Swiss Army. He designed exhibitions for the Foundation for History of Contemporary Era in Sesto San Giovanni, for Brera Astronomical Observatory as well as fair and commercial spaces for many companies.

He also works as a freelance journalist for design magazines trying to explore and to change the boundaries of design as a discipline.

DesignTalks è il ciclo di incontri con designer internazionali organizzato dalla Scuola Politecnica di Design per far conoscere alcune delle direzioni di ricerca più interessanti nell’ambito del design contemporaneo. Integrazione tra media diversi, tra progetto e tecnologia, tra sperimentazione e professione saranno al centro degli incontri che si svolgeranno fino a luglio 2011.

DesignTalks is the international lecture programme promoted by Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD to explore the most interesting research trends in design, architecture, graphic and multimedia. The integration of different media, between design and technologies, research and professional practice will be central to the meetings that will continue until July 2011.

Upcoming lectures:

23.05.2011, h. 18.30

Oliver Reichenstein

Information Architects

www.informationarchitects.jp/en/

8.06.2011, h. 18.30

Sam Baron

www.sambaron.fr

15.06.2011, h. 18.30

Lizá Ramalho

R2

www.r2design.pt

Information:

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD

Via Ventura 15

20134 Milano

MM2 Lambrate; bus 54

T +39 02 21597590