(Born in Bari, Italy 1965) Architect and Designer. Full Professor of Design at Sapienza University of Rome. Main personal topics of research and education: Design, Cultural and Territorial Identity; Design and Multiculturalism; Design and Natural Capital; Language and Morphological Experimentations; transversally applied in the fields of Product Design, Visual and Graphic Design, Exhibit and Spatial Design.
Head of Design, Multimedia and Visual Communication Master Degree Program at Sapienza University and Member of Patent Committee of Sapienza (2017-2021). From 2013 to 2021 was member of the final selection of best Italian projects of Design for ADI (Italian Association of Design) Design Index and, since 2018 member of ADI General Department. Between 2009 and 2011 was member of Italian Design Council MIBAC (Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage) and between 2015 and 2016 was member of Patent Committee for MISE (Italian Ministry of Economic Development).
Designer of several products in the fields of Bathroom Design, Outdoor and Stone Design for which many awards were achieved: German IF Award and Design Plus, USA Good Design Award, Italian ADI Design Index selection. Creator of various graphic and exhibition artifacts. Author of 150+ articles, monographs, essays and papers for Italian and foreign scientific publications, while also a member of national and international editorial committees. Director of “Design for Made in Italy. From Rome to Lazio” design magazine and collaborator for design topics of “Enciclopedia Treccani.” Promoter of numerous initiatives and events about the spreading awareness of Design Culture.
- Roma, Italy
Full Professor of DesignSapienza University of Rome