From November 25 to December 1st, The Politecnico di Milano will attend the first edition of “Art and Design Education: Future Lab”, an international exhibition dedicated to more than 30 established art and design universities, schools and institutions from around the world. The exhibition “Reflection: design driven by the future”, hosted in the spaces of the West Bund Art Center in Shanghai, will present a summary of the projects developed over the last 3 years by 150 future designers of the “SMART Design” experimental course organized by the Master in Integrated Product Design of the School of Design of the Politecnico di Milano in collaboration with Braun GmbH and Habits design studio.

The exhibited prototypes describe a new natural and relational dimension between users and objects in a technologically advanced domestic environment, capable of proposing innovative and intelligent solutions focusing on the needs and trends of contemporary man.


Promoted by: De’Longhi Braun Household Gmbh

Curated by: Venanzio Arquilla, Innocenzo Rifino e Emanuele Magini

Art direction: Emanuele Magini

Coordination: Ilaria Vitali, Priscilla Lanotte e Marcello Pirovano

With the contibution of: Emanuele Belà, Marco Cafaro, Federica Caruso, Federico Chiusaroli, Martina Curcio, Claudia D’andrea, Giulia Di Benedetto, Jacopo Di Puglia, Matteo Moretti, Erika Nuzzo, Delia Sparta, Mattia Ventrella

Video Installation by: StreamColors

Special thanks to: Studio Habits – Innocenzo Rifino, Diego Rossi, Elena Assante, Mauro Piatti, Davide Pedone

Project management for “West Bund Art & Design Education: FutureLab 2019” exhibition: Francesco Vergani, Paola Trapani, Shen Ran

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