Publications

"Hybrid Venice. Designing A Self-Portrait" is finally out!

This is a book about design, forms of self-representation, and Venice, in an age of accelerated transformation mixed with anxiety, hope, disorientation and the perception of nascent conditions.
In this sense it is also, incidentally and simultaneously, the catalogue of the third edition of the Venice Design Biennial.

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Image created by Sebastiano Girardi Studio for VDB

Open Call | The Residency

The call is now open for the second edition of the Venice Design Biennial Residency!

The city offers a one-of-a-kind experience, a program that provides the selected designer with the opportunity to spend one month in Venice and produce a work in collaboration with local makers. 

The program aims at connecting international designers with outstanding artisans, thus developing a strong bond between cutting-edge design research and the traditional craftsmanship of Venice.

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Tadeas Podracky, winner of VDB Residency 2021, with Francesca Giubilei at Tessiture Bevilacqua studio visit.

The Platform

A curated selection of design in Venice.

The Platform brings to the international audience of the Venice Design Biennial the best stories about people, places, and practices around design culture in Venice.

The city and its territory host a surprisingly multi-faceted community of designers, makers, architects, and creative people who share an innovative approach, rooted in traditional craftsmanship and refined aesthetics.

The Platform's goal is to foster new connections and ideas.

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