Giovanna Castiglioni: Castiglioni’s World Is Still Alive

02.24.22 | By
Giovanna Castiglioni: Castiglioni’s World Is Still Alive

We are pleased to share the first rebroadcast of the 2022 The Vignelli Center for Design Studies’ Design Conversations Lecture Series with Giovanna Castiglioni, daughter of Italian design master Achille Castiglioni and steward of his legacy. Since 2005, Giovanna has been the Curator of the Studio Museum of Achille Castiglioni and in 2012 was appointed Vice President and General Secretary of the Achille Castiglioni Foundation. Here, she talks about her father’s career, her own projects including experiential exhibitions, flipbooks, and more. Watch:

To learn more about The Vignelli Center for Design Studies at RIT, they have launched digital access to the archives through Google Arts & Culture, joining over 2000 cultural institutions from around the world. The initial launch includes nearly 900 high resolution images of artifacts from the archives so that now anyone with access to the Internet and Google Arts & Culture can search the Vignelli archives or browse it by color or chronological order.

This lecture is presented with the support of RIT’s MAGIC Center.

This lecture series is made possible in part by the generosity of RIT Alumnus, Chris Bailey and Bailey Brand Consulting

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