Name of the organization: Department of Design- Politecnico di Milano
Location: Milan, Italy
Contact person: Venere Ferraro
Type of organization: University
The Department of Design was created in 2013 from the InDACo (Industrial Design, Arts, Communication and Fashion). The 2017 QS World University Rankings place Politecnico di Milano seventh in the world, third in Europe and first in Italy in the area of Art & Design.
What sets the department apart is a combination of design practices as a key element of research and education; the sharing of methods and tools, as a key element to support design research; the capacity to act within the various processes of production of tangible and intangible goods.