PROFILE. Valentina Rizzo
I’m 26. I’m small but I’m strong. People say that I’m a determined person. At work I always try to do my best. I have a kind of sweetness too. I’d like to create beauty in any form. Of course I always listen to music. I would live 100 lives at the same time, anyway I’m trying to enjoy this one as much as possible. I love art, design, I love the differences and the beauties of the world. I like to discover trough a book how high the imagination could be.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS Excellent communication skills, dialogue and mediation. Good disposition to work in groups and ﬂexibility in the activities and disciplines to play. Ease of connection also in intercultural contexts. Skills acquired as a result of numerous experiences abroad, and during the course of study that provides integration in team and ability in individual work management. ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS Leadership spirit, good team coordination skills/ working in groups. Serious approach, responsible and timely in addressing the tasks . OTHER SKILLS Good manual dexterity gained following the creation of models and prototypes. Ability in use of carpentry machinery and welding machinery
ENGLISH B2 (FCE - IELTS) FRENCH B1 (DELF)
ITALIAN mother tongue
SPANISH good speaking ability
2014-2017 | MASTER’S DEGREE
ECO DESIGN 110/110 L Politecnico di Torino, Turin (Italy) 2010-2014 | BACHELOR’S DEGREE PRODUCT DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION Politecnico di Torino, Turin (Italy) 2012-2013 | ERASMUS PROJECT THIRD YEAR OF STUDY VALIDATION Ecole superieure des arts Saint-Luc, Liège (Belgium)
NOV 2016 - JAN 2017 | MASTER’S DEGREE FINAL PROJECT Cosanti Foundation, Arcosanti (Arizona) www.arcosanti.org AUG 2016 - DEC 2016 | POLE PROJECT 2016 Guadalajara (Mexico) - Brügg (Swizterland) - in collaboration with CEMEX The Project Oriented Learning Environment POLE is a study platform to be used by students of international universities with the goal to network ones own subject with other professions and to work together across culture and language borders.
CONTRUCTION WORKSHOP, Arcosanti, Arizona (USA) NOV 2016 - JAN 2017 | ARCHITECTURE CONSTRUCTION Partecipation to the 5 weeks program for the contruction of the city of Arcosanti FESTIVAL OF ECOLOGY, Cavallerizza Reale, Turin (Italy) JUL 2016 | PRODUCT DESIGN - SOCIAL DESIGN Ideation and coordination of the workshop: construction of furniture with re-used materials SMARTRAMS, Associazione Klug, Turin (Italy) APR 2016 - JUN 2016 | EXHIBIT DESIGN Creation of the layout of a public tram fitted out for the event covering it with artistic installation INVADERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, Campus Einaudi, Turin (Italy) MAR - APR 2016 | PRODUCT DESIGN - SOCIAL DESIGN Three days of workshop organised for the students of the University of Turin to create different furniture for a study hall with re-esed material ECOCAMP, La casa nel Borgo, City of Turin, Turin (Italy) FEB 2016 | EXHIBIT DESIGN - SOCIAL DESIGN Setup of the space for the inauguration Partecipation and organisation of events and meetings for the community PERICENTRICA: Arte&Musica, City of Turin, Turin (Italy) DEC 2015 | EXHIBIT DESIGN - SOCIAL DESIGN Setup of one of the spaces with installations during the event POLIPOSSIBILE, Politecnico of Turin, Turin (Italy) DEC 2015 | GRAPHICS - GUERRILLA ADVERTISING Management of the guerrilla advertising in the development of the project
Photoshop Illustrator InDesign After Effect Premiere Rhinoceros
HOMO FABER - Exhibition, Carlo Zanella Atelier, Turin (Italy) SEP 2015 | EXHIBIT DESIGN - MANAGEMENT A promenade back in time that tells about the endurance and the joy of the manual work , the story of a generation , the hope of a citizenry that understands the meaning of its resource. Setup of the exhibition A.P.E. Arti Per l’Ecoborgo, City of Turin, Turin (Italy) JUL 2015 | EXHIBIT DESIGN - MANAGEMENT Setup of the exhibition and management of the event BAMBOO APPLICATIONS, Bamboolero, Turin (Italy) 2015 - 2016 | PRODUCT DESIGN Member of the team for installations made of bamboo (decorations and structures) NEWCOCAR - Mobitecno division, Turin (Italy) JAN 2015 - JUL 2016 | INTERSHIP PRODUCT DESIGN Company active in the world of marketing of Cars and Commercial Vehicles: development of new furniture for an ambulance BWITHC SAS, Turin (Italy) DEC 2013 - FEB 2014 | INTERSHIP PRODUCTGRAPHIC DESIGN Agency of communication, branding, merchandising, design, corporate identity advertising, publishing, stands and exhibits
2015 - in progress | DvO_DuevolteOca Mutlidisciplinary group of production engineeers based in Turin. Their philosophy is “learning by making”. The field of research is the process that ignites relationships between citizes beyond the production of a final object. 2015 - 2016 | De:Forma De:Forma is a multidisciplinary team of young professionals . A traveling laboratory that produces integrated projects , workshops and cultural events .
A journey through the noble history of the restoration:
â€œthe recove of the huma individual and the uniqueness craftsmans
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Exhibition hosted by Carlo Zanella and Enrico Salettiâ€™s atelier . To recover the past involves ethics : recovering ones own history , you retrieve yourself. A promenade back in time that tells about the endurance and the joy of the manual work, the story of a generation , the hope of a citizenry that understands the meaning of resource. An outdoor theater, a collective performance where invisible viewers remember that the true art is the life itself. The inauguration of the exhibition ended with a live music performance outdoors.
2015 | concept and setup of art exhibition
The initiative involves the activities historically established as craftsmenâ€™s ateliers, and promotes the development of new artistic activities through the re - opening of currently disused spaces: windows until now hidden behind closed shutters . During the days of the Festival of Architecture of 2015, the Ecoborgo raises the shutters hosting a diffused exhibition: #occupycampidoglio is a collective exhibition where the artists / artisans re-occupy the district with exhibitions, installations, videomapping, objects crafts, illustrations, live painting performance, dance, and more. https://www.behance.net/gallery/32207917/APE-Arti-Per-lEcoborgo
EXHIBIT DESIGN 2015 | management, concept and setup of art exhibition
The Ecoborgo Campidoglio doesnâ€™t only want to value the existing artisanary, but also promote the development of new artistic activities that see the suburb as a fertile ground to express their work. After the reoccupation of the unused spaces through the diffused exposition, the shutters want to remain opened. The areas will be assigned through a facilitated lease to young enterpreneurs that will want to promote activities compatible with the green economy of the ecosuburb and that will be capable to implement the existing commercial and artisan offer.
The relaunch of the local micro-economy is only possible through the creation of a system of collaborating and connected artisans. Aspiring artists and artisans, stay connected.
#lasciaretraccia (#leaveyourmark) is an urban narrative that redefines the town as a “ real-world theater “ made of streets and people we meet every day . The narrative consists of a visual and performative construction that during SMARTRAMS 3 collects voices faces and places of the Campidoglio district of Turin, which is a village in the city : an intimate place , where you could enter softly. The “trace” is symbolized by the round stickers used by the passengers to leave theire trace of passage.
EXHIBIT DESIGN 2015 | concept and setup for the event SMARTRAMS Smartrams is an unconventional art and music container (a tram prepared for the occasion) that runs through the main city streets, discovering neighborhoods and recounting the transformations of the city.
Time, desires and outdoor consumption are the main points of the service that, going “countercurrent”, tempts the users to move among the districts of the city by foot or by bike, discovering new areas and enjoyng the break.
INNOVATION DESIGN 2016 | APP for students and workers’ break
*project selected by INNOVATION DESIGN LAB (POLITECNICO di TORINO)
The project consists of break, to order and con Orabuona allows you to foot, by bike or with the eating time, too. The system, after choo
f a free APP for smartphones. It allows students and workers without much time for lunch nsume their meal in a rapid and sustainable way. to book in real time or in advance any kind of meal considering the most rapid route (by e bike sharing service) and calculating the time necessary to reach the place selected and
osing the meal, suggests an outdoor place where you colud consume your meal.
Realization of the logo
and brand identity for the communication and promotion of the “Portici di Torino” project. The composition of the logo starts with the desire to create a recognizable and attractive brand, targeted at the international cultural tourism market in the context of the arcades. The overall, simple and twodimensional form is designed to be easily distinguishable in different contexts and to refer to the concept of “arch”.
I PORTICI DI TORINO
I PORTICI DI TORINO
Creation of a logo and layout of the communication campaign: vision identity - coordion coares for clients, tourists and tour site website / app for the points of torino, wifi for informazioni and promotion *SECOND PLACE IN THE COMPETITION “I Portici di Torino“
I PORTICI DI TORINO
prophet in the desert
Arcosanti is a projected experimental town with a molten bronze bell casting business in central Arizona. Its arcology concept was posited by the Italian-American architect, Paolo Soleri (1919â€“2013). He began the construction in 1970, to demonstrate how urban conditions could be improved while minimizing the destructive impact on the earth. After partecipating in the 5 weeks workshops I worked on its history and evolution, analysing aspects as communication, didactic approach, and management. Thanks to the direct experience I realised a critical summary about the realization of this amazing uraban laboratory.
2017 | graphic work for masterâ€™s degree final project
HONEY LABEL REDESIGN
2016 | concept and redesign
Redesign of the label for UrBees (company founded to promote and develop the culture and practice of beekeeping in the city). Main points of the project: adding a brochure to make information clear for the customers,
tranparency and and exaltation of the product, low cost and sustainability of materials.
POLIPOssib LOGO AND STICKER
2016 | GUERRILLA MARKETIN
The work concern the manageme in the development of the project: for conferences and for the guerri requests of the students.
The project POLiPOssibile wants to increase public attention on the issue of training places, emphasizing
the importance of places of aggregation and informal spaces in the academic training of students. The project wants to give voice and real answers to these requirements to propose low-cost solutions to the needs of students and the maintenance and management of the Faculty commitments .
2015 | identity and guerrilla marketing
ent of guerrilla advertising : study of the logo, poster illa itself to shows the real
“FIND THE OCTOPUS“ ADVERTISING
Statistics show that the number of people living in slums has increased by 30% since 1990, and Millennials are facing a new housing challenge: the inability of affording a house. The solution is starting a new trend in housing. How? By developing projects consisting in small, reliable, customizable and adjustable houses designed for Millennials.
(in collaboration with CEMEX)
HOW MANY MODULES WOULD YOU LIKE ? WHAT TYPE OF WALL?
The houses are designed by architects but are adjustable to personal needs: small, easy to assemble and are made with the CEMEX Value Added Products (VAPs) in the form of pre-fabricated blocks or sections. This form of construction can increase sustainability because of the houses (or parts of it) could be more reused and recycled. They will also need to reach out to software companies that assist on the process of customization and customer interaction.
2016 | concept, project and communication on the RIGHT: ARCHITECT COLLABORATION EXAMPLE
TURNING WALLS MOVEABLE CLOSETS CHANGEABLE WALLS
STANCIL FOR ADVERTISING biodegradable colours WEBSITE INTERFACE
BRAND IDENTITY POLE PROJECT 2016
2013 | concept and model
ELIO. follow the sun
turn the vase
ELIO is a vase for sunﬂowers in polycarbonate: resistant and easy to clean.
The vase is usable in two different positions:
the first allows to place the bouquet of ﬂ owers, turning the vase the colored part allows the insertion and the support for a single filower.
Social design. 2016 | ideation and organization
INVADERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, Campus Einaudi, Turin (Italy) Three days of workshop organised for the students of the University of Turin to create different furniture for a study hall
RE-USED MATERIAL WORKSHOPS
FESTIVAL OF ECOLOGY, Cavallerizza Reale, Turin (Italy) Coordination of the workshop: construction of furniture with reused materials
12. ESSENTIAL night table
ESSENTIAL is a night table made in curved wood with a drawer in aluminium. The main structure is obtained by a single piece of curved poplar, the drawer by a single mold. It is easy to assembly thanks to an aluminium plank that passes through the structure crossing the drawer too. The drawer has a hole in both sides to allow the opening both on the right and on the left side of the bed. Simple and ergonomic.
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The new pro consists of 4 to locate into abulance fol layout. 2014 | product design bachelorâ€™s degree project The basic configuration includes 4 bands with different intensity of colour where the modules will be located. The modules are designed to be obtained by a single mold: the use of modules allows different combinations and the possibility to change the layout following the usersâ€™ needs.
Each module is designed with mechanisms that avoid the use of glues and screws, respecting the needs of cleaning and ergonomics.
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The tranparency and the colour of the modules want to make the image of the interior softer
MODULE WITH DRAWERS
MODULE WITH UP RATATION SHUTTER
MODULE WITH DOWN RATATION SHUTTER
basic module with the addition of two drawers
basic module cutted and integrated with a contoured part
basic module with the addition of a drower
MOST OF THE INPUT MATERIALS IN PRODUTION BECOME WASTE AT THE END OF THE CYCLE
The current production model is based on procurement on a global scale, on self-identification with the products, on their continuous obsolescence, on perpetual competition and on having little concern about the generated waste products: a string of actions linked to one another that describe a “linear” activity model. The future requires us to adopt a new approach to design and to production processes in order to obtain sustainable products. The Systemic Design methodology works in line with Nature, following Generative Science where in the OUTPUT of a system is the INPUT of another. In other words, it is a question of designing material and energy ﬂows that go from one system into another: striving to reach zero emissions, materializing a new economic and productive model, generating a community that is strongly related and consciously connected to its territory.
Starting from the analysis of a specific geographical area, the focus is on a current linear system coming from a concrete case study of a productive reality. The analysis is on the resources used, the waste generated, the public and private bodies involved in the productive reality and the relationships between each other. These elements are the starting point
brewery production cycle to redefine
the productive process and to obtain an open system where the output generated is input to use as resources for the same or another process.
The result is a general vision which considers all the ﬂuxes that can bring to a significant reduction of the impact on the environment.
MASHING MALTED CEREALS
PV panels energy
300 kg + 450 l
2 kg +4l
30 kg damp
olar energy equipment
proteins and resins
reuse 5/6 v
2000 l ORGANIC WASTE
ODIGESTER organic fertilizer
facility washing water
FOOD SERVICE purify water
FISH FARMING grey water
SYSTEMIC APPROACH: THE INPUT MATERIALS IN PRODUCTION CREATE NEW PRODUCTION AVOIDING THE CREATION OF WASTE
Valentina Rizzo (+39) 320 8622724
firstname.lastname@example.org Turin, Italy
Published on Oct 18, 2017