Ivo Boscariol, class of 1978, is an architect and designer. He graduated in Architecture at the IUAV with the highest marks in 2005.
Enthusiast, lover of Industrial Design at the University of Udine - Italy, he taught at the same institute and at Isia Roma Design, branch of Pordenone.
As an architect he designed and built dwellings, offices, shops, bars. As a designer, he worked in the automotive, furniture and wellness design world.
He has edited and set up exhibitions in Italy, both temporary and permanent, related to the world of design, graphics and contemporary art.
Since 2013, he has been a member of the Professional Association of Architects, Planners, Landscape Artists and Conservatives of Pordenone - Italy.
Giorgio De Ponti
Giorgio De Ponti is born in 1962, he is a lecturer on contract teaching Material technologies for Industrial Design in the Faculty of Design at Milan Technical University (Italy). He is still now a member between the others of ADI (Innovation Atelier), DFA (Design FOR All) and A4Mit (Alliance for Materials Italy).
After obtaining the degree in Design and Technologies at IADT College (International Academy of Design & Technology of Tampa in Florida, USA) and after attending an high quality training course on “Design for Plastic materials” at Milan Technical University, he first became a new entrant in the industrial field and then he played the role of the responsible for Eco Design and Eco Label projects for the international company EPTA S.p.A., being also the responsible of coordination and education in the innovation field for five different departments of research and development of the same company.
Giorgio De Ponti is still working as a tutor for the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bergamo (Italy), for the Faculty of Engeneering of the University of Bacelona (Spain), for the Faculty of cognitive Psycology and material test lab of the University of Liége (Belgium), for the IED research center of Milan (Italy), and for the italian Universities of Florence, Forlì and Tor Vergata of Rome.
Roberto Grandinetti is born in 1953, he is a full Professor on “Economics and Business management” at the Department of Economics and Business Sciences named “Marco Fanno” at the University of Padova (Italy). He teaches Marketing and Advanced marketing at the Department of Statistic Sciences of the same University.
He started the research activity in 1978 in the Center of Economics and Social Research of Udine (Italy). He gave courses at the Economic Faculty of the University of Udine on the following subjects: Economics and business management, Marketing, Economics and business communications techniques.
Transferred on 1st March 2004 to the Faculty of Statistic Sciences of the University of Padova (Italy), he has been soon appointed chairman of the Graduate Council in Statistics and business management for a period of three-years from 2004 to 2007 at the Faculty of Statistics, and in the same time he has served as professor for PhD that were held in other Italian Universities.
Besides his academic duties, Roberto Grandinetti occupies several professional positions both in public and private bodies: as member of the board management of the company Friulia S.p.A., as chairman of the company Sistema Sosta e Mobilità S.p.A., as assessor for the municipality of Udine (Italy) with the responsibility for information systems and innovation, for the relations with the municipality subsidiaries and with the local authorities.
During his professional life he has reconciled his academic job with training activities, research and advisory services to several public and private bodies of Friuli-Venezia Giulia and other Italian regions.
Nowadays he is conducting researches for the “Marco Fanno” Business and Economics department of the University of Padova (Italy). The results of his researches have been presented in national and international congresses and they have been the object of about one-hundred-eighty scientific publications.
Gian Pietro Rosalen
Gian Pietro Rosalen is born in 1963 – he lives and works in Pasiano (Pordenone, Italy). He deals with executive projects in the furniture/wood field.
IUAV University of Venice – Faculty of Architecture.
Master’s degree obtained with first-class honours (2007).
Project thesis on museography: “del vento di bora” : Un museo a Trieste (“of the wind of north-eastern wind : A museum in Trieste”).
Thesis supervisor: Prof. Arch. Attilio Santi. Assistant supervisors: Prof. Eng. Francesco Steffinlongo, Doc. Luca Baldin.
Expositions (elaborated from the dissertation)
2010 - laBoratorio. Il vento di Trieste in mostra. Palazzo Costanzi (Laboratory. The wind of Trieste in exposition. Costanzi Palace ) – Trieste, 27th August -12th September.
Organized by the Association Bora Museum in collaboration with the department for culture of the Municipality of Trieste.
Publications (elaborated from the dissertation)
Rino Lombardi (ed), laBoratorio. Il vento di Trieste in mostra, Editoriale Scienza, Trieste, 2010, p.73 (Laboratory. The wind of Trieste in exposition, Science Editorial, Trieste, 2010, pag. 73).
In 2011 he has been selected by the Municipality of Udine (Italy) to enter the list of technical-scientific collaborators of “Gallerie del Progetto”. The members of this list have been requested to collaborate on research activities, on cataloging operations and for the organisation of exhibitions and events.
Subject boundaries within he has worked
Architecture, urbanism, furniture, and interior design, arranging temporary exhibitions and trade fair stands, graphic and advertising design.
“Not a chance… it all interests me”.
Luciano Setten is an architect who obtained his degree in 1986 in IUAV of Venice and who in 1998 founded the study Luciano Setten Architect. This study deals with interior design, architecture, engineering, being able to project indoor solutions, architectural design, essential design, design analysis and spatial planning.
Luciano Setten has devised the “history” project concerning the communication strategy to enhance our cultural heritage.
Sotirios Papadopoulos is born in 1964, he is an architect, an artist, a designer and a professor of Indoor design and architecture of the Academy of Belle Arti of Verona (Italy).
He obtained his degree in IUAV of Venice on Architecture and immediately after he won a grant in Los Angeles (USA) at the USC University where he obtained a Master degree in Architecture and one in Cinema at the George Lucas Academy of CNTV School. After a long experience on Design, Architecture and Design Production in the USA, he came back to Europe and he started working in Milan, Paris, Athens in the field of Industrial Design and Architecture.
Since 2000 he is in charge of Art and Design giving high importance to the “melting” between Artistic idea and Functionality.
He is one of the first supporters of the “fragilismo” movement, that is a new way to interpret Design and Art through the actual society phenomena.
He supports several exhibitions around Europe (France, Switzerland, Italy, Greece) endeavoring to create synergies whose objective is “total art”.
His motto is: Defend Nature. It is the only home we have.
Paolo Vernier is born in 1946, he is the President and founder of Midj S.p.A. company, he, even as a young boy he designed chairs and he had early understood the steps from the idea to the design project up to the production.
We can say that he has grown with his products, in fact, after he learned techniques and developed skills, he has created Midj company in 1988, and he has been able to combine both qualities in Midj.
Despite chairs have always represented an important part of his life, he didn’t stop to be found of taste and of contemporary style. Because of that, he not only designs chairs like “Nenè” and “Master”, but also tables like “Bond”. In the creation process he privileges simple and pure shapes, adaptable to every kind of public or domestic environment. For this reason, his models are always and even now the most widely sold.