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Giovanni Maria Conti

Ph.D, Associate Professor, he is currently the Coordinator of Knitwear design Lab – Knitlab of the Fashion Design Degree at the Politecnico di Milano. He worked at Donna Karan NY as Assistant Account Executive International for the DKNY women's line in Italy.

Founder and Scientific Coordinator of the website/blog, he was involved as Visiting Scholar to Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology of Bangalore (India), as Lecturing in some University (China, Brazil, Perù, Australia), as consultant for SENAI Design program in Brazil. He is Instituto Italo-Latino Americano – IILA expert collaborator in the Pymes Forum for cooperation projects on textile and fashion.

He is a member of the editorial board of “Lupetti. Editori di Comunicazione ". In 2020 he received the Honorable Mention at the XXVI Compasso d'Oro for the "DigiKnit" research.
He is Director of the Master in Fashion Direction: Product Sustainability Management at MFI (Milano Fashion Institute Consortium) and member of LeNS - International Learning Network on Sustainability.

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Knit Design, tradition and innovation

Material-Resiliency - From a microscope to a prototype for a resilient architecture

DIGIKNIT. The digitised MF1 historical archive