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Contests & Events

Design is the engine of growth, cultural orientation, evolution of taste, transformation of lifestyles and consumption. We take care of this at, and on these issues, we can develop competitions and cultural events together.

Promoting design culture is one of the aims of Organizing competitions, seminars and conferences, exhibitions, events; providing consultancy services for cultural and communication initiatives; supporting editorial activities.

The partnership with is agreed based on the objectives of the initiative that companies, public or private entities want to pursue and makes use of our experience in the field of cultural promotion of design themes. can take care of the design, organization and coordination of these initiatives with different degrees of involvement depending on the project needs and internal capabilities of the promoter.

What does do?

For Competitions supports the secretarial activities, the communication, promotion and dissemination actions, from the drafting of the announcement to the receipt of the works up to the organization of the jury.

Competition Regulations are drawn up in accordance with the guidelines defined by professional associations. has its own platform for the management of competitions and can count on its national and international professional and university networks for the dissemination of proposals.

Competition modalities

Competitions can be organized, according to the objectives of the promoter, in two main ways:

  • Invited competition – Participants are individually selected and invited to participate in the competition.
  • Competition of ideas – Through a call for proposals, the initiative is transmitted nationally and internationally. Participation can be open or with defined categories.

Events and exhibitions can support the creation of events and exhibitions in the field of design, dealing with the definition of the cultural project and curatorship, the organization and coordination of specific activities, the definition and implementation of the promotional campaign, and the follow-up of implementation and realization of the initiative.



25 November 2022

Completed the second module of the Sayd’Signerssarawak- Furniture Course project

17 November 2022

On June 28, 2022 Graduation Day and opening of the exhibition dedicated to the projects of the 13th edition of the Specializing Master TAD

4 October 2022

At the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao six projects of the Specializing Master TAD

19 September 2022

Open Lecture: Mostrare l’arte – Dietro le quinte di una mostra temporanea

22 May 2023

News and events

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Executive Training for Newton Bussiness School of Shanghai

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Turn your idea into a real Startup. Participate in the Innovation Challenge!

DIA Design Intelligence Award

The international academic award for design and innovation in China


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On the occasion of the Italian Design Day in Africa, taking place at Cameroon National Museum in the capital city Yaoundé between May 28th and 30th 2023, is pleased to announce its participation to the event

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