Enabling people to develop the right skills (sometimes just suggesting them the right words to google)
My job title?
Head @Fabrication Laboratory SUPSI, Board Member @Maindmaster, researcher @DesignInstitute
What is your typical "day in the life of a designer" ?
I review the work developed by my team and I facilitate the decision making process on design refinements and deliverables
Design principles you live by?
Design the right thing, design the relevant thing, design the thing right
What problem can't you stop thinking about?
Helping relevant products and businesses to scale up
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
“Put quality where it is not needed”
Design tools you can’t live without? (Physical and/or digital)
And I hate post.its
What’s in your bag?
A Muji pen
What is the greatest design object, service, product or graphic ever made, in your opinion?
Arduino Uno. A beautiful board that enabled creative people to make hardware projects.
Books you highly recommend for anyone pursuing a career in design?
Design as art - Bruno Munari
Where and what did you study?
PhD, Design Sciences
Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy Interaction design
Malmö University, Sweden Master of Science, Communication
USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, Italy