Carlotta de Bevilacqua

As a designer, entrepreneur and fully established university lecturer, Carlotta de Bevilacqua is one of the protagonists in the world of contemporary architecture and design.

Graduated in 1983 in Architecture at Politecnico in Milan, she is the head of her own architecture and design office and is responsible for architectural planning and interior decoration in Italy and worldwide, cooperating with other important architectural and engineering offices.

Being a designer with extensive experience and Art Director at Memphis and Alias from 1989 to 1993, she has developed an important path of research in the field of light, developing innovative concepts and products for Artemide.

She investigates aspects of light and the environment related to the ability to produce wellness and to offer new standards of quality and experience to the life of man, continuing her design work with Danese.

Until 2004 Carlotta de Bevilacqua has been CEO for the Brand Strategy & Development sector of Artemide Group, with expertise in the Marketing, Communication and Vision and Strategic Futures areas. Since 2004 she is member of the Board of Directors of Artemide.

In 1999 Carlotta de Bevilacqua has acquired Danese, a leading company in the year 60/70 in the history of Italian design. She is now President and Managing Director of Danese and in a short time she has revitalized it conquering new market space and a new leadership.

Since 2001 she is lecturer at the Politecnico di Milano in the Master Industrial Design of the Third Architecture Faculty, Design Faculty in lighting product laboratory. At the Politecnico di Milano Carlotta de Bevilacqua also teaches in the Masters in Light Product Design and from 1999 to 2001 she has been professor and project leader of workshops for the development of innovative products in the Master in Strategic Design (MIP). From 2001 to 2004 she has been teacher of the Master in Design at Domus Academy in Milan. There have been numerous lectures by Carlotta de Bevilacqua as professor at the Bocconi University.

Carlotta de Bevilacqua’s presence at conventions and seminars, organized by Institutes qualified to explore the changes in the contemporary society and in the international markets, is very much appreciated.


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