Carlotta de Bevilacqua
Designer, entrepreneur and fully established university lecturer, is one of the major players in the world of contemporary architectural and design.
Carlotta de Bevilacqua is Vice President of Artemide and President of Danese Milano, she is responsible for Brand Strategy, Vision & Strategic Futures, Product Design Innovation.
Experienced designer she led important researches in the lighting field. She developed for Artemide and Danese many new generation LED products, recognized with several patents, introducing in lighting contest new technological scenario in terms of performance, environmental impact and sensitive experience.
She investigates aspects of light related to physiological and psychological well-being by offering new qualitative standards in life for living beings and for the planet. Animalist and vegetarian her research is focused on the relationship between humanism and science through a sustainable and social design.
Graduated in 1983 in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano, she is in charge of her architectural and design office, aimed at designing innovative spaces and buildings with reduced environmental impact and trying new interpretations of the relationship among man, architecture, nature and light.
Since 2001 she is a fully established university lecturer for the lighting design project lab, for Design Faculty of Politecnico in Milan. Ever for Politecnico in Milan Carlotta de Bevilacqua teaches also in Light Product Design Master. From 1999 to 2001, she was a workshop lecturer and Project leader of innovative products within the Strategic Design Master (Mip) Program. From 2001 to 2004, she was a lecturer in the Design Master Program at Domus Academy in Milan. Carlotta de Bevilacqua frequently lectures at Bocconi University and Politecnico di Milano.
For the years 2012 – 2013 she has been member of the Board of Direction of Fondazione La Triennale di Milano. Carlotta de Bevilacqua’s presence is very much appreciated at conventions and seminars with the aim to explore the changes in the contemporary society, the new boundaries of the international markets and the evolving needs of the environment in terms of energetic sustainability.