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Paolo Ferrarini

Adjunct professor

Department for Life Quality Studies

Curriculum vitae

Journalist, lecturer and curator, he deals with cultural innovation between fashion and design.

After graduating in contemporary art at the University of Bologna he has been researcher for over 15 years at Future Concept Lab, a leading institute in trend forecasting and strategic consulting.

He holds the “Fashion and Industrial Design” course at the University of Bologna (Polo di Rimini) and teaches at the Accademia Costume & Moda in Rome. He has lectured in fashion and design schools in Italy and abroad, including Politecnico di Milano, Milano Fashion Institute, Domus Academy, Istituto Marangoni, Creative Academy, SDA Bocconi, IULM, Università La Sapienza, Central Saint Martins UAL London, ECAL.

He is European editor for Cool Hunting. He also collaborates with national and international publications such as Vogue Italia, Vogue Talents, Interni, Eye Magazine, Vedomosti.

He worked with the national Commission for the Promotion of Italian Fashion Cultureat MiBAC (Ministry of Artistic and Cultural Heritage) and he was part of the scientific committees of Milano Design Award and Brera Design Days.

Since 2018 he hosts the podcast Parola Progetto.