Daniela Piscitelli | Secretary General | Italy
"To put my experience of Italian and international associations and political bodies at the service of ico-D. I will aim to promote the idea the design is a social, economic and identity accelerator. My three objectives are to strengthen the international visibility of all ico-D members, to improve the role of ico-D within high level international organisations such as UN, and to contribute to the world that is economically viable, socially equitable, environmentally sustainable and culturally different."

Daniela Piscitelli
Secretary General | Italy
E: dpiscitelli@ico-d.org

Associate Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’. Her interests are concentrated in the area of Communication Design, with more focus to the scenarios and emerging cultures such as Asia and Africa. The Visual Communic-ethic Code Lab. consolidates research on the ethical dimension of design and on the centrality of communication design for new emergencies, with particular focus to permanent anomie and the role and social responsibility of visual communication, as well as research related to the writings of complexity as horizons around which to build tools for the visual transcription of information, for the processing, acquisition, transfer and management of knowledge useful for imagining alternative models of access to knowledge.


She is former President of Aiap and former vice-president of PoliDesign. She is currently a member of the Executive Board of Sid, the Italian Scientific Society of Design; coordinator of the Thematic Commission on Visual Communication of the ADI Design Index; World Regional Representative for the IIID International Institute for Information Design. Since 2017 Daniela served on the board of ico-D as vice President.