IED Network

February 7, 2018

IED in Iran at Italian Design Day

In the framework of the Italian Design Day, on February 18th and 19th 2018,  thanks to the collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Teheran, and Ravagh group IED – Istituto Europeo di Design presents two interventions by IED Art Director Giovanni Ottonello.

Broken Nature, Design Takes on human survival a lecture on current trends in sustaniable design to a selection of Irani design professionals;

Randomness does not exist, an analysis on the existing codes in the world of communication, to the students of  the departments of Architecture and Design of the Univesity of Art, the Universities of Soore, Asihe, Garmsar, the Institute of Islamic Art and the Centre for Excellency in Architectural Technology.

Emphasis will be given to sustainability, theme of the worldwide Italian Design Day 2018.

IED will also announce a scholarship contest for a summer course, dedicated specifically to the participants of the event.


Congratulations to TINA BAHRAEI winner of the contest.

Giovanni Ottonello got a degree in Architecture at Genoa and then developed various experiences in the field of museum and scenographic exhibits. He approached the world of fashion through the study of fabric in its variety of expressions and designs. Some of his collaborations are with Politecnico Milan, Accademia della Scala, Confindustria Macerata, Italian Cultural Institutes in Moscow, Bogotà, Baku, Saint Petersburg and Munich, Ural University of Architecture and Art in Ekaterinburg (Russia), Universidad de Los Andes and Tadeo in Bogotá (Colombia), University of Tsinghua, Senmiao, Yingsheng, BIFT in Beijing, NUCH, IDAF in Seoul and many others.–

For further information you can write to Mr. Ivan Mielzarek IED Area Manager for Middle East