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Italian Design Day 2022 – Mar. 23

Date 03.15.2022

Italian Design Day is an annual celebration of Italian Design launched in 2017 by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in collaboration and with the support of the Ministry of Culture. This year’s theme is Re-Generation. Design and new technologies for a sustainable future.
You’re invited to a hybrid one-hour talk focusing on the roots of Italian design as well as how top young designers and brands are redefining the idea of “Made in Italy” and presenting design as a tool for an environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, and culturally inclusive future.
March 23 2022 | 12:00 PM PST
Zoom Live streaming from the Paola Lenti and Giorgetti Showroom in West Hollywood
The panel will include a keynote address by Prof. Paola Bertola (Politecnico di Milano | Ambassador of the Italian Design Day 2022 in Los Angeles) who will also moderate the contributions of award-winning designer and co-founder of Eligo, Alberto Nespoli, AIALA’s 2022 Committee on the Environment Chair, Miranda Gardiner, and the representatives of two Italian brands in the Melrose Design District, Robina Benson (Paola Lenti) and Moreno Vitaloni (Giorgetti).
Welcome remarks by the Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles, Silvia Chiave, the Italian Trade Commissioner, Alessandra Rainaldi, and the Director of Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles, Emanuele Amendola.