The Venice Design Biennial is glad to present a brand new initiative: the first VDB 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. The VDB Residency started in November 2020. The outcome of the collaboration will be presented during the upcoming edition of our Biennial. 

Learn more about the designer Tadeas Podracky, winner of the 2021 edition, and the two Venetian manufacturing studios involved in the project, Mario Berta Battiloro and Ongaro e Fuga Artistic Mirrors.

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The VDB Residency is supported by Milano Czech Centre.