Mr. Alessandro De Pedys, Consul General of Italy, Mr. Romano Baruzzi, Italian Trade Commissioner, and Prof. Lorraine Justice, Director of School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Opening Ceremony was held to celebrate the “Made in Italy and Italian style” Specialization Course which started in Hong Kong from March 10 and ends in Italy by April 26.
The main objective of this course is the development of first hand knowledge on the production of “Design Made-in-Italy”, specially focused on Interior Design, Product Design related to Interiors and Lighting Design. It is organized by the Italian Trade Commission (I.C.E.), together with CFI Consorzio per la Formazione Internazionale, in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano, Spaienza University of Roma, Venice International University, as well as the Hong Kong Design Centre and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The course is divided into 3 phases; it first starts in Hong Kong, then continues in Venice and finally ends with a study tour in Italy.