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The Paths of Italian Design

The Paths of Italian Design
80 Queen's Park, Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
Time: May 31st, 6:00 pm End: May 31st, 8:15 pm
Interest Categories: Italian Studies (FAS), 2000-
Conversation with Giorgetto Giugiaro

The Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies presents


The Consulate General of Italy, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies, University of Toronto, and L'Altra Italia - ARIO, proudly present Italy Inspires Canada featuring Giorgetto Giugiaro in conversation with Paul Deutschman.

Giorgetto Giugiaro is Italy's most famous automobile designer. He has worked on supercars and popular everyday vehicles.

He was born in Garessio, Cuneo, Piedmont. Giugiaro was named Car Designer of the Century in 1999 and inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 2002. In addition to cars, Giugiaro designed camera bodies for Nikon, computer prototypes for Apple, Navigation promenade of Porto Santo Stefano and even developed a new pasta shape "Marille", as well as office furniture for Okamura Corporation.

Italy Inspires Canada born in November 2015, is a series of "Colloquia", two per year, to showcase Italy at the forefront of science, art and technology.

The event is free and open to all. Registration IS MANDATORY. Please RSVP here.

For more information, please contact the Department of Italian Studies at (416) 926-2345



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