All articles by Marinella Ferrara

Architect MsD and PhD in Industrial Design, Marinella Ferrara is a senior researcher of Politecnico di Milano (Design Department) and an assistant professor at the Design School of the same institution. Her research are directed to the relationship between design and technological innovation. She is the author of several books and essays that link micro‐stories to the macrostructures for rethinking of the relationship between design and materials as a dynamics of the socio-technical innovation process.She is investigating in order to define the strategic role of design as driver for innovation trought interdisciplinary process. She has opened a personal focus on Mediterranean Design considered as emblematic expression of the contemporary geo‐political complessity. Other topics are: self-production design, relationship between design and crafts, the women’s Design in the mediterranean countries.

Smart materials based research for tangible user interfaces


Social Design for the Mediterranean


Editorial #11


Young Sicilian design


Editorial #10: From Sicily notes about a changing reality


What’s up? 15 young european architects


Design & Production in Italy from ‘Miracolo Economico’ to Present


Interview with Odoardo Fioravanti


Interview with Francisco Gomez Paz


Design & Production Today


Editorial #09


Luka Knezevic Strika for Sinestezija


Interview with Cheryl Buckley


The Mediterranean of Women. Evolutions and new Opportunities for Design in the Network Society


Design and Gender Studies


Editorial #08


Unal&Boler Studio


Barrotes