2nd July 2024, from 6.30 pm to 8 pm
Park Hub, Via Garofalo 31, Milan

Ethical Design
Our guest is Giulio Vinaccia

Giulio Vinaccia's career spans twenty years of experience in product design, developing electronics, sports equipment, and lighting for major Italian brands such as Brembo, Ferrari Spa, Piaggio Spa, Momo Design, Ducati, Aprilia, Gilera, Moschino, and Borsalino. Since 1994, he has been a consultant for development projects using design as a growth tool, collaborating with various international organizations and institutions. Today, having worked in over 22 countries, he is recognized as one of the leading experts in 'social design' projects, with expertise ranging from cultural heritage identification to designing new product lines, creating commercial brands and graphic systems, and developing communicative strategies.

In 2015, he was awarded the World Green Design Contribution Award, and in 2016, he received the 'Compasso d’Oro', the most prestigious international design award, for his work in Social Design. Since 2018, he has served as the 'Ambassador of Italian Creativity' on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has conducted design lectures and seminars in over 26 countries, including Italy, Egypt, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, and Iceland. Currently, he is fully engaged in Social Design projects as a Senior Consultant for UNIDO, other United Nations agencies, and national governments.

Giulio Vinaccia will present the talk 'Ethical Design', exploring its profound implications for the contemporary design industry.

Park Stage is a series of talks where we invite professionals from various fields to tell the Park team and external audiences about their experiences.

photos by Nicola Colella