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Carla Langella


28 September 2023@POLIS University

This event is possible thanks to the cooperation with the Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II
Carla Langella is an Architect, Designer, PhD, and Associate Professor of Industrial Design (ICAR 13) at the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design (DADI), where she teaches “Bio-innovation Design” and “Design for Scientific Visualization” in the Master’s Degree Program in “Design for Innovation” and “Laboratory of Industrial Design I” in the Bachelor’s Degree Program in “Design and Communication.” She also teaches “Laboratory of Product Design and Communication 1” in the Master’s Degree Program in “Product Design and Visual Communication” at the IUAV University of Venice.
Since 2006, she has founded and currently coordinates the Hybrid Design Lab, a design laboratory dedicated to the relationship between design and science, with a particular focus on biomimetics experimentation in design and the integration of designers in the development processes of new materials, which is the specific purpose of the Designer in lab project.
In her research activities, she investigates the opportunities to build paths of sustainable innovation that involve the most advanced scientific contributions and user attitudes in the design process. Her projects always involve a fusion of craftsmanship and innovation, as well as collaboration between design and sciences, particularly the life sciences.
For more info: https://www.hybriddesignlab.org/about/