Claudio Fassini

Course Leader - BA (Hons) Automotive and Transport Design
Course Leader - MA Transportation and Car Design With Advantage Practice


Claudio Fassini is an experienced Italian designer and educator.

He holds a Master of Arts in Design from the Royal College of Arts in London and has a diverse international background, having lived, studied, and worked in Italy, the UK, the US, and Germany. With over three decades in the business, Claudio has worked with renowned companies such as Philips, Fiat, McLaren, Studio Sowden, Whirlpool, Hyundai, Rolex, Agv Helmets, Porsche, Bosch and others.

His experience ranges from project management in various areas of design, overseeing the project lifecycle from market analysis and concept generation to proposal development and production, often leading international teams. He has been collaborating with SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design for over 15 years, working on 2D representation, sketching, digital rendering, 3D modeling, and tutoring projects for the transportation and car design courses.

Claudio is responsible for SPD’s transportation and car design department.