Alessandro Deserti


is full Professor of Industrial Design in Politecnico di Milano. His research is mainly focalized on the approaches, processes, practices and tools for the development and management of design and creativity driven innovation. In the frame of this research he investigated the new roles of design within companies, institutions and social environments, publishing several books, essays, articles. His is co-founder of the ADD (Advanced Design) research group, where his work is mainly dealing with the application to SMEs of the tools and processes for design and creativity driven innovation. He has worked on applied research and consultancy for many companies and institutions, including: Shenzhen Design Institute, China; Chengdu Design Institute, China; Regione Lombardia, Italy; SENAI, Brazil. He is currently responsible for the department of DESIGN of two European Projects: Smart Campus and My Neighbourhood | My City.


Last update: September 2014


Articles published on IXD&A:

Exploring the interplay between urban governance and smart services codesign, pp. 33 - 47, abstract, download