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Italian Design Day



Italian Design Day

Following the successful 21st Milan Triennial Exhibition, a special initiative launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to promote contemporary Italian Design in the world with events in over 100 cities internationally which include the participation of important Italian architects, business leaders, critics, academics and designers "Under 35" to illustrate the history and new trends the Italian design sector has to offer.

In Los Angeles, the Pacific Design Center will host two Italian architects based in California: Elena Pacenti (Dean of the Domus Academy School of Design in San Diego) and Carlo Caccavale (Executive Director of The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles) will join the "Ambassador of the Italian Design", specifically sent from Italy for the occasion, architect Lorenzo Damiani, specialized in "Furniture and Product Design".

Panel formed for the Italian Design Day in Los Angeles

Carlo Caccavale, Associate Director of the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles from 2003 until now and Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles from January 2017.

Lorenzo Damiani - "Ambassador of Design" designated by MAECI - received his degree in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano. He focuses on furniture and product design and has collaborated with many famous specialized companies. Some of his works are on display at the Chicago Athenaeum, Museo della Triennale and Vitra Museum.

Elena Pacenti - "Ambassador of Design" designated by MAECI - Dean of Domus Academy School of Design at Newschool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, California. Architect and PhD in Industrial Design, previously directed the Domus Academy Research Center, the Master of Service Design and the Design School at Domus Academy in Milan.

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Pacific Design Center, Blue Conference Room

8687 Melrose Avenue

West Hollywood, CA 90069


Date: Thursday, March 02, 2017

Time: From 5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

Organized by : Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles (Consolato Generale d'Italia in Los Angeles)

In collaboration with : IIC

Entrance : Free


Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood