November Conferences


November Conferences

Once again this year the Accademia Italiana renews its appointment with a series of conferences with exceptional names in the area of Graphic Design, Interior Design and Photography. The fashion design meetings will be held later the same month.


On Tuesday, November 6, in the Loggia of the school in Piazza Pitti, Silvio Cocco, considered “an unusual graphic designer” will meet with students. In his 40-year career he has written 25 amusing books with interesting theories, narrated in changing and flexible style. Digital illustration, typography, 3D graphics, all accompanied by striking and ironic texts.

Michele Borzoni, photographer with a degree in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism from the Center of Photography in New York, will share with the students some of his most important successes: in 2007 his work to promote awareness of the Srebrenica massacre won first prize in the Yann Geffroy Award. He was awarded the New York Times Scholarship for ICP students and in 2009 the Tierney scholarship. In 2010 he was among the winners of the World Press Photo Contest, where he was awarded First Prize for Single Photo in the People in the News category, while in 2012, he was chosen by Photo District News as one of the 30 emerging photographic talents of the year. Since 2006 he has collaborated with many Italian and international magazines.

Piero Angelo Orecchioni, architect, designer and artist, will hold the conference dedicated to Design. One of the founders of “Studio63 a+d”, an international brand of architecture and design specialized in the design of concept retail, interior design, product design, art direction e design consulting, for fashion and design industries. His curriculum boasts numerous collaborations with universities and institutions. Since 2015 he has been working on narrative design with personal exhibitions in art galleries and international design fairs. (Lof)