SCHEDULE Design: the world around us June 25-30 | July 23-28 | August 20-25
10.00 - 10.30 Welcome breakfast in a historic Venetian palazzo. 10.30 - 11.30 Meeting with curators of the Venice Design Exhibition. Guided tour. 12.00 - 13.00 Italian lunch at Cafe Koffler. 13.00 - 15.30 Design: the world around us. The significance of design at all scales, and what it means for daily life. 16.00 - 17.00 Visit to the panoramic terrace of Fondaco dei Tedeschi. 17.00 - 18.00 Prosecco and spritz in a local bar (optional).
10.00 - 12.00 Lecture: Copies in design. 12.00 - 13.00 Lunch time. 13.30 - 14.30 Meet the designer: visit to a local design studio. 15.30 - 16.30 Visit to Olivetti Showroom on St. Mark Square, an iconic space created by Carlo Scarpa.
10.00 - 12.00 Lecture: The art of glass in Venice 12.00 - 13.00 Lunch time 13.00 - 16.00 Trip to Abate Zanetti School of Glass, Murano Island (closed in August, visit to another glass studio on Murano island).
10.00 - 12.00 Workshop. Understanding color: advanced color theory, myths and truths about the perception of colors. 12.00 - 13.00 Lunch time. 13.00 - 15.00 Workshop continued. 15.30 - 17.00 Optional visit to a museum of choice.
10.00 - 12.00 Lecture: Italian design. What does Made in Italy stand for? 12.00 - 13.00 Lunch time. 13.00 - 14.30 Reflection session and discussion of personal projects. 14.30 - 15.00 Certificate ceremony and prosecco. 15.15 - 16.15 Boat tour around Venice.
Optional visit to the Biennale or pre-selected collateral events.