Since 1956, ADI - Associazione per ilDisegnoIndustriale (Association for the Industrial Design) brings together professionals, researchers, teachers, critics, journalists around the main topics of design: project, energy consumption, recycling and training. ADI has a leading role in the development of the industrial design as a cultural and economic phenomenon.

Its purpose is to promote and implement the most conducive conditions to the design for goods and services, through the cultural debate, the dialogue with the institutions and the provision of services.
According to ADI, design is the culturally aware project, it is the interface between the individual and collective demand and the producers' supply.
The association is involved into products design, services design, visual communication, packaging, interior design and in the design for the environment.

Design is the way to create a relationship between products and users through reserch, innovation and engineering. It gives functionality, social values and cultural meaning to the goods and services distributed on the market.

For information : ADI

ADI Compasso d'Oro

Established in 1954, ADI Compasso d’Oro Award is the oldest and most influential international design award...

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ADI Compasso d'oro
International Award

In 2014, after an experience of over sixty years in the organization of the national ADI Compasso d 'Oro award, ADI banned the first edition...

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ADI Liguria

ADI Liguria, co-founded by Davide Conti together with other Ligurian members of ADI, is the territorial delegation of ADI in Liguria founded in 2011 which aims to strengthen, deepen, expand, promote…

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Davide Conti in ADI

  • ADI member since 2007

  • Founder of ADI Liguria in 2011

  • Councilor and Responsible for the eastern area of ADI Liguria (2012 - 2016)

  • Project Manager of ADI China (2013 - 2015)

  • General Manager of ADI China since 2015


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Davide Conti at MAD meet ADI designers

A cycle of online appointments promoted by the ADI Design Department opens on 9 April: until June the students of the ADI member universities will be […]

ADI Design Museum Compasso d ‘Oro

During the press conference on Monday 3 February 2020, the ADI Design Museum Compasso d ‘Oro was presented to the public, which will gather in Milan, […]

10 years of Vibram in China

On 9 April 2019 in Guangzhou, in Guandong province, Vibram will celebrate 10 years anniversary from the opening of its factory in China. Vibram is the […]

Davide Conti at the Italian Design Day 2019 in Shanghai

The Italian Design Day (IDD), promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Cooperation, in collaboration this year with ADI (Association for Industrial Design) […]