Lectures


Cara Judd, Davide Gramatica

CARA \ DAVIDE

CARA \ DAVIDE, design studio based in Milan, is a collaboration between Cara Judd (South Africa) and Davide Gramatica (Italy). They work in the fields of product design, event curation and offer creative consultancy to companies and private clients. Interested in experimenting with materials, techniques and processes related to different territories, they also produce a series of limited editions working together with artisans in Italy and South Africa. Graduating in product design from IED Milan, Cara and Davide started their professional careers in diverse areas ranging from apprenticing with artisans to working with industrial companies before merging their experience in 2016. Cara and Davide both lecture in the Product Design Department at IED Milan.


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Simone Bonanni

Simone Bonanni Studio

He graduated from Istituto Europeo di Design (Milan) in 2011 with the project Atmo, awarded with Honourable Mention at the 23rd ADI Compasso D’oro Award (Targa Giovani).
In 2012, he left Milan and joined the Marcel Wanders team (Amsterdam, NL). Here he worked as product designer and project leader for 3 years, designing for clients such as Olivari, Bisazza, Magis, Moooi, Poliform, Alessi and many others. Back from The Netherlands in 2015, he founded Simone Bonanni Studio in Milan. In 2016 the project Skyline, received the Special Mention at the Elica/Cristalplant Design Contest 2016. He is now working on several projects for selected international brands, focusing both on product design and Limited Editions, while also teaching and lecturing at Istituto Europeo di Design and IED Master in Milan.


Matteo Vilardo

MVST Studio

MVST Studio offer an all around service of creative advice: brand strategy, communication, product design, interior design. The constant research and the will of innovation, especially in the design thinking, allows them to discover and open to new contemporary horizons as the one of auto production and digital manufacturing.

Some of his projects are shown in different occasions at the Triennale di Milano. When only 23 he was selected in the young section of the ADI Design Index 2011. In 2012 he win a Red Dot Design Award with the X-PRO EVO for BM Group. In 2014 he was again published in the ADI Design Index 2014 with ESAWARE. Matteo Vilardo is also a teacher of Visual Thinking at IED Milano.


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 Stefano Bassano

Bassano Arredamenti

A story that was born more than forty years ago from an authentic passion for furniture. Bassano has evolved over the years demonstrating its ability to experiment, innovate, thus becoming a forerunner of style and trend.

With mastery, he was able to understand and make his own the transformation from product culture to project culture by concentrating his vision on a complete domestic space design service, on ad hoc solutions for customer needs, thus providing not only individual products , but a real furnishing system to a limited extent.

Craftsmanship and technology, quality of materials and innovation in workmanship, creativity and professionalism are the beating heart of the company.