TUESDAY JUNE 11th
6.30 p.m. – Italian Cultural Institute, 814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
Opening of the exhibition
“Poltrona Frau: 100 years of Italian leathership. Cappellini’s Heroes: Explorers of Design between imagination and reality” by Poltrona Frau Group
A two-part exhibition presenting Poltrona Frau’s work and Cappellini’s celebration of his own design icons. This exhibition explores design between imagination and reality.
SATURDAY JUNE 22nd
11.00 a.m. – Academy of Art University – The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco
Private opening for guests only of
“MAKING IN ITALY – MAKING IN USA”. Artisanship, Technology and Design. Innovating with Beauty Project by Giannino Bassetti Foundation
and “The New Italian Design” Exhibition by Triennale Design Museum of Milan
SUNDAY JUNE 23rd
2:00 p.m. – Singularity University
A workshop with students and professionals comparing how artisanal innovative companies and “makers”, both in the Milan Hinterland and in Silicon Valley are innovating and creating products and services.
MONDAY JUNE 24th
6.30 p.m. – Academy of Art University – The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco
Workshop and exhibition opening
From Made in Italy to Make in Italy
Designers and entrepreneurs present and illustrate innovative Italian based companies that use innovation, beauty and design to improve their success in the market.