Digital Design Days: Milan, the new Capital of Digital Design

Spotify, Uber, Second Story: on the stage the digital designers of the most innovative companies on the planet and, for the first time in Italy, Martin Pellettier, special effects supervisor for Stranger Things and Game of Thrones

After the success of the four previous editions in Milan and Geneva, which welcomed over 7,000 creatives from 63 countries, from October 10th to 12th the appointment with the Digital Design Days is back.

Three days of networking meetings, workshops and master classes where, in the new location of Superstudio Più, in the heart of the Milanese Design District, you can meet the most influential personalities of Digital Design and the most creative international brands.

3000 expected guests, coming from different sectors, cultures and backgrounds: designers and developers, entrepreneurs, freelancers and startuppers, brand managers, HR managers, producers and marketers who will participate in the event not only to update themselves professionally on the themes of digital design and innovation, but also to draw inspiration, collect lessons and grow your business with new tools.

Digital Design Days _ Geneva 2019 _ Installation

Talk and Masterclasses with digital design legends from all over the world: Uber, Spotify, Mastercard, Second Story

50 international speakers, many of them real digital design gurus, who will alternate in a full program of conferences, workshops and networking activities.

An opportunity to learn all the secrets of their profession and improve their skills through comparison directed by professionals of the caliber of:

  • Keri Elmsly, Chief Creative Officer of Second Story – a reality that has conceived and elevated the art of digital storytelling, first completely revolutionizing the experience of museum visitation then, after the acquisition by Sapient Publicis, also addressing the retail world
  • Rasmus Wangelin, Spotify Global Design Director Brand – a professional with over 12 years of experience in the digital world, during which he worked for brands like Nike, Google, Sony, Samsung, Youtube and Intel, obtaining major awards such as Cannes Lions, One Show, Art Directors Club, D&AD.
Digital Design Days 2019 _ Milan @ Superstudio

Among the guests there will also be Michael Gough, Uber‘s Vice President of Product Design where he manages a team of over 250 designers and researchers who work every day to perfect Uber’s experience and improve the interaction between physical and digital experience.

Furthermore, for the first time in Italy, Martin Pellettier, VFX supervisor and head of the Rodeo FX Quebec City office will be present. Martin worked for Netflix and HBO, overseeing the special effects of two successful global television series, Stranger Things and Game of Thrones.

To the talks is added a program of 8 intensive workshops, lasting 4 hours each, with exclusive content, case studies and strategies that will explain, for example how to turn an idea into a successful product, how to become a leader through social media Linkedin, how to grow your business with Instagram marketing, how to create sound design elements for animations, motion graphics and films.

In the 10,000 square meters also creative installations by international artists and digital designers.

Many moments to create new professional connections between professionals and companies

Training and professional updating, but not only: the event will be an opportunity to create new professional connections, through networking moments between digital design professionals and the most innovative brands, in search of international talent.

To facilitate the meeting between companies and professionals, the Digital Design Days Web App will be available in the coming days: a sort of Tinder for Digital Design professionals, through which to discover the faces and profiles of the protagonists and guests of the next edition, and organize meetings one to one with the participants.

The Digital Design Award will reward Italian creative excellence

At the end of the event, on Saturday 12th October, from 5.00 pm there will be the Digital Design Award, the annual award dedicated to creativity and Italian digital communication.

During the afternoon the winners of the prestigious trophy, the coveted DDDOT statuette, will be announced, selected by a jury composed of professionals and national and international leaders in the sector.

5 main categories of the award:

  • People’s Choice
  • Digital Agency of the Year
  • Digital Freelance of the year
  • Innovative Project of the Year
  • Digital Project of the Year

How is Digital Design Days born?

Digital Design Days was born from the idea of ​​Filippo Spiezia, founder and curator of the event.

Award-winning Designer, specialized in the field of storytelling.

Filippo has managed several design studios in Italy and Europe, holding the position of Art Director in projects for Fortune 500 companies and, recently, he worked as a Senior Interaction Designer at Second Story Interactive Studios, part of SapientNitro in Portland OR.

Throughout my life, I have always worked to innovate design. I had the honor of managing several projects that received international awards as creative director.

More recently, my ambition has led me to create a world-class experience that seeks to bring together the best designers, brands and leaders in the world to elevate the art of storytelling, all with the aim of inspiring business growth through digital design.

Hence the idea of ​​the Digital Design Days: the result of everything I learned in my career and from the relationships I have formed over the years, the result of a team’s work constantly committed to building a unique moment that can generate opportunities significant networking and connection.

How to participate?

To participate in the event it is necessary to purchase the ticket through eventbrite at the following link:

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