Design in Town is a project-container where the best professionals of Italian creativity on one side and the other young designers have the opportunity to work together on real projects serving the local area.
The fourth edition will see as the theater of the 16 days of work, 24.07 - 8.08 2016, Ortigia, the small island of Syracuse, one of the richest cities in history in Sicily (and not only), declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, theater by Design in Town 2016.
It will work again with a full immersion logic on the field, verifying step by step the outcome of work and sharing it on social media in real time as if it were a reality.
20 30 teachers and students selected nationwide.
GREAT NEW EDITION OF THIS 4, 30 BAGS THE STUDY IS MADE AVAILABLE FROM FOUNDATIONS AND PRIVATE FOR STUDENTS 30.
Winning only one of these bags will be open. Here all the details on our bags.
This year we have thought of everything. Even students in the first year of university, or for those who think they do not have a competitive portfolio to win one of the 30 scholarships. For this reason we dedicate 6 to being in the “Design Face” competition. Students will have to produce a video of no more than 90 seconds in which they tell us things, moments… Free subject, it would be said at school. For us and for all the others who will be able to vote for them, it counts how they will tell us. (http://facciadadesign.designintown.org/)
30 The winning students will take the city by storm to understand it, to know it, interpret it and, in some cases, even rewriting it. They will not, by themselves, but helped by local people who know and love their roots.
It will work on 6 projects, each with its own visibility thanks to six exhibitions open to citizenship. the headquarters will be the Old Market of Ortigia. We will stand together. You know. It will design together, but alone.
To keep the reins of the projects, together with me, there are many of the best professionals of Italian creativity.
They are already our Franco Achilli, Eugenio Alberti Schatz, Marco Casino, Cristiano Eraldo Cassani, Francesco Cavalli, Michele De Lucchi, Angelo Ferrillo, Carlo Forcolini, Agnese Giglia, Stefano Guindani, Sergio Menichelli, Luisa Milani, Walter Molteni, Francesco Moncada, Lele Panzeri, Matteo Ragni, Mafalda Rangel, Matteo Schubert, Simone Sfriso, Gianpietro Vigorelli.
Each project focuses on a limited time to 48 hours. In addition to projects with college students, during the two weeks of our teachers we will 6 workshops for the residents of Syracuse and 6 lessons open to everyone.
Design Town is the first "reality" dedicated to good design!
The Culture Association of Good Design promoter of Design in Town this 4 edition has close collaboration with MADE un'importate Academy, an operating platform that sees the placement of his "heart" in the South of our country, just in Syracuse and that, starting next October, it will activate the new Three-year BA of Design and Visual Arts.