EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS

High quality of relationships to benefit from the best of each physical, cultural and professional territory of this country.
Francesco Zurlo
Francesco Zurlo
PhD in Industrial Design, Associate Professor of Industrial Design at the Politecnico di Milano.
Delegate of Design Department of the Politecnico di Milano for Research and Internationalization and Director of the Master in Strategic Design of the Politecnico di Milano and Director of the International Master in Interior Design and Management (created in China for Chinese students).
Previously Director of Consortium POLI.design, body of the Milanese university aimed to the development and promotion of design from 2004 to 2009. He lectures at different international universities and research and academic centers of South America, Europe, Japan and China.
Author of numerous national and international publications on strategic design.
Arianna Vignati
Arianna Vignati
Designer, project manager and researcher focuses on design driven applied research at the Design Department of the Politecnico di Milano. Expert of cultural and creative enterprises and start-ups in this field, she follows European and national projects collaborating with companies, bodies and institutions to develop applied research activities on product design, strategic design and service design. She is an art enthusiast who loves the sea of Apulia.
Luca Fois
Luca Fois
He loves design as culture, method and realization of the project, applicable in multiple situations in the effort of transforming visions into real processes.
Activist/philosophy student in the1968, carpenter/designer from 1976 to 1992, product development consultant for international top brands in the 1990’s, co-founder of Zona Tortona and Design Library around 2000, Creative Advisor and currently Contract Professor at the Politecnico di Milano, School of Design and co-Director of Toy Design and Wine Design advanced training courses at Polidesign.
Elisa Tonghini
Elisa Tonghini
Interior Design graduate and events and design – as a method to be applied in every project – enthusiast, she collaborates with a communication firm specialized in public relations, marketing consulting and special events.
Expert on the subjects of Events Design at the Politecnico di Milano, a position that allows her to interact with the futuristic visions of younger minds.
She loves good food, the culture of “Food & Wine” and is an aspiring sommelier.
Diego Sala
Diego Sala
Creative designer and project manager. He develops integrated communication systems for companies operating in high tech fields.
Expert of traditional communication systems and web. Adventurous traveller, photographer, food and wine enthusiast.
Lu Lu
Lu Lu
Lu Lu, three-year degree at the Beijing Polytechnic University and Master’s degree at the Politecnico di Milano in Product and Service Design, with a thesis on the renewal of the traditional craft of Chinese dumplings and Italian ravioli seen as vehicle for cultural relations between the two countries. She loves music, art and graphics and boast great communication skills and curiosity. She currently works as assistant to architecture projects and collaborates with import-export companies between China and Italy.
Shaoning Pang
Shaoning Pang
Communication Design graduate at Politecnico di Milano, with a previous degree in Traditional Chinese Pharmacy a the Beijing University. Online and offline graphic expert, who is developing an accurate research on the culture of Chinese food, in which he combines his pharmacological competence and design planning creativity. Freelancer who loves the cultural contamination between Italy and his country. He collaborates with Chinese and Italian companies optimizing his relations through the knowledge of both markets.
Paolo Taverna
Paolo Taverna
Paolo Taverna, 52 years old, Milanese, Economics and Business graduate at the Bocconi University of Milano, after his experiences in management consulting (Touche Ross and Deloitte), in organization of advertising sales companies (SPI Società per la Pubblicità in Italia) and 12 years at Fiera Milano as General Manager of the controlled Fiera Milano International, is the Director of Assogiocattoli since March 2009. He developed project for provision of new added value services destined to members -education, consulting and communication- and worked on the strengthening and relaunch of the two G! trade fairs. Come Giocare and Festivity.
Claudio Corso
Claudio Corso
Sales Director of one of the major Italian tour operators for 5 years. International tourism expert specialized in Cape Verde and in the touristic income of the Lombardy region. Owner of Navigazione Interna, a company of river tourism in the northern part of Italy. Lover of the territory enclosing the Parco Adda Nord.
Vanessa Sesma
Vanessa Sesma
Fashion designer dal 1997, ha lavorato in Messico e in Italia come insegnante in varie scuole e università messicane come UVM (Universidad del Valle de Mexico), Unico UAG (Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara) e CFP. Ha collaborato come designer per varie marche di abbigliamento per donna e bambino. Co-fondatore di Grow Add, progetto italo-messicano che sostiene e supporta il design, l’arte, l’artigianato e la cultura latinoamericana in Italia e in Europa. Ama viaggiare, conoscere persone di altre culture, l’arte e il design.