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Marco Piva

Marco Piva, graduated from the Politecnico of Milan, was a founding member of Studiodada Associates, one of the most well-known design studios of the period of Radical Design.
• It operates in Italy and abroad for architectural, interior and industrial design.
• From 1987 to 1990 he was a member of the Presidential Board of ADI, the Association for Industrial Design.
• In 1987 he founded IDA, International Design Agency, Italian interface for a World Design Network.
• From 1988 to 1991 he was Italian commissioner at the European Community for the Project Sprint for innovation and technology transfer.
• With designers, sociologists and marketing experts Germans, French and British based EDEA (European Design Expert Association), a strategic consultancy company for Design.
• With EDEA is organizing the third edition of PremioEuropeo Design in Seville in 1992.
• From 1993 to 1997 he was a strategy consultant Expo Tour for the thematic areas of the hotel design and contracting international.
• From 1997 to 2002 coordinates Hot Group (Hotel Technologies Group), the first interdisciplinary group of companies specializing in technology for the Hotel and the Contract.
• Since 1998 he is art director of Tecnhotel Hospitality.
• Since 1999 coordinating Master Degrees at the Politecnico of Milan, the Politecnico School of Design and the European Institute of Design in Milan.
• In 2000 he founded with Arturo Bellavitis "H & C Design", the first Italian Observatory on Contract Design.
• In 2001, a consultant for the contract sector Federlegno furniture.
• In 2002 he was chairman of the awards "Contract Design - International Design Award".
• In the same year is "Atelier Design" workshop of the Study, research and development for the industrial design.