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Service Design for Pantrentino

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Offer / Training / Design experiences


Period: March 2018 – July 2018
Location: Design Research Lab, Bakery Association (Confcommercio Trento)

Format: Design Studio
Partner: Bakery Association

DRLab, in collaboration with the Bakery Association, has developed and concluded the project, “Service Design for Pantrentino”, in the new Design Studio format, with the aim of identifying design principles to support strategic actions in favor of the “Pantrentino” as alternative to the commercial proposal and in line with the general objective of the DRLab, to support public and private bodies and associations delegated to the development of the leadership areas of Trentino by resorting to design as a lever for local development.


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Creative and Design Thinking

Workshop | Date: 17.05.2018
Location: BUC, Central University Library, Room 2C, Via Adalberto Libera, 3 - Trento

The DRLab presents a series of intensive monthly workshops on important skills for professional designers, under the guidance of national and international experts. The aim is to contribute to the training of designers capable of lending their own professionalism to supporting economic development. The third appointment will deal with Creative and Design Thinking.


Prof.ssa Marita Canina, IDEActivity Center of the Politecnico di Milano
Dott.ssa Carmen Bruno, IDEActivity Center of the Politecnico di Milano

This intensive training workshop, organized by DRLab and led by the IDEActivity Center from the Department of Design at the Milan Polytechnic, illustrates the process of Creative Design Thinking through a case study of which the participants will be the principle guides. Aimed mainly at a public of specialists, the workshop offers an opportunity based on ‘learning-by-doing’ that runs through the methodology of the IDEActivity while experimenting in first person with its principle tools. The aim of the Creative Thinking Workshop is to activate each person’s creative potential and generative collaborative dynamics for innovating and identifying new planning solutions together.

09.30 - 09.45 Introduction and greetings
09.45 - 10.45 Theoretical presentations on Creativity, Design Thinking and Human-Centred approaches
10.45 - 11.00 Design Challenge launch
11.00 - 13.00 Explore: the first phase in the design process
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break
14.00 - 16.00 Generate: the second phase in the design process
16.00 - 16.45 Presentation of ideas
16.45 - 17.30 Debrief and conclusions


Marita Canina Ph.D in Industrial Design and biodesigner. She is Associate Professor of the Department and School of Design of the Milan Polytechnic, where she is also in charge of the scientific coordination of IDEActivity Center. Expert in creative process, Design Thinking and bio-design, current research interests are aimed at the development of Creativity Design Thinking aimed at the innovation of products and services.

Carmen Bruno is a PhD student at the Design Department of the Milan Polytechnic. The research interest focuses on the identification and analysis of new spaces of action for the designer from a human centered point of view, experimenting with new approaches based on design thinking and co-design.

Service Design for Trilogis

Offer / Training / Design experience

Date: September 2017
Location: Sanbàpolis; University of Trento

Format: Design Review
Partner: Trilogis srl

DRLab, in its effort to redefine, both conceptual and applied, the known design formats in view of their more effective application, has collaborated with Trilogis srl on the project “MDO-Manual of the work”, digital device that offers the best management possible, in terms of time and accessibility, of all the documentation of a home.

The collaboration was expressed through the transfer of specific and selected Service Design contents in favor of a new mindset and innovative solutions.

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