On November 25, 2013, from the collaboration between ZoneModa, Vogue Italia and Future Concept Lab, there will start the first stage of a workshop project with the graduate courses dedicated to the study of fashion from the Università di Bologna, Rimini campus. During the meetings, the students and the city of Rimini will have the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with professionals and experts in the fashion industry, academics and young designers. Four meetings to retrace the history of a major fashion icon, Vogue Italia, and to accompany the adventure of Vogue Talents with reflections and trend studies provided by industry-leading Future Concept Lab. During the workshops issues related to the history of Vogue Italia will be analysed, both for its future development. In particular, participants will have the opportunity to follow the ideation and the design of special “Vogue Talents” with a special section devoted to accessories and the Italian Factor.
These meetings will be guided by Federico Chiara, Elisa Pervinca Bellini, Laura Marino of Vogue Italia and Paolo Ferrarini of Future Concept Lab. Alongside them, young designers will talk about the prospects of fashion and new trends.
Paolo Ferrarini is a senior researcher at Future Concept lab, where his work is focused on emerging aesthetics and digital behaviours. He teaches regularly at the Università di Bologna and Istituto Marangoni.
Federico Chiara lives in Milan, and is culture and travel editor of Vogue Italia and coordinator of Vogue Talents. His journalistic collaborations include The New York Times, Herald Tribune, Dutch, Vanity Fair and L’Uomo Vogue.
Laura Marino is head of the graphics office of Vogue Italia where she is responsible for special projects such as catalogs, advertising campaigns, invitations, merchandising and for the graphic design of exhibitions and special events. In 2013, she was entrusted with the coordination and design of interactive graphics for Vogue Italia’s iPad version.