DAB project - design promotion

Where
Italia
When
2016
Who
Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism
Objetivos clave de la medida:

DAB project is a program to support new design through competitions for ideas and projects which are directed to young italian designers, under 35. The inspiration of the design should be the cultural and artistic italian heritage. Museum's bookshops and art shops will sell the products. At the same time, they will renew and raise quality of their offer.

2015 is the fifth edition of this initiative.

Alcance de la medida:
National
Naturaleza de la medida:
institutional
Característica principal de la medida:

The measure intends:

- to propose new employment opportunities and create new professional profiles;

- to valorize the projects through exhibitions;

- to incentive the enterprise's production by selling the products in the museum's commercial areas.

Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

The measure is carried out to promote the Italian designers and their production and employment. In the five editions 430 prototypes from 140 designers have been selectioned. There have been exhibitons in several museums: Galleria Civica di Modena,  Palazzo delle Esposizioni di Roma, Macef di Milano, Castel Sant'Elmo di Napoli, MAXXI di Roma, Museo Ettore Fico in Torino.

Some products have been exhibited in the Triennale di Milano, Museum Expressions of Paris, Open Design Italia of Venice, Mart di Trento and Madre of Napoli.

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

None

Principales conclusiones de la evaluación de la medida:

In the five editions 430 prototypes from 140 designers have been selectioned and shown in six exhibitions.

Indicadores utilizados para determinar el impacto:
Number of editions and exhibitions.
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Diseño
Cultural Value Chain
Creación
Producción
Distribución