Offers insight into the development of an atelier in the Apennine Mountains in Italy and challenges us to rethink what counts as art materials in children’s lives.

Author Biography

Giulio Ceppi is an architect and designer who has been a professor and researcher at Politecnica di Milano since 1995. His interests focus on sensorial design, the development of new materials and technologies, and sustainable design. He is coordinator of the Domus Academy Research Center, senior design consultant at Philips Design, and codirector of multiple architectural projects around the world. He is the founder of Total Tool Milano, an award-winning design network that is part of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design. Ceppi has held conferences and workshops in universities and design centers in more than 25 countries in Europe, the United States, Latin America, and Asia. He lives between Milan and Lake Como.



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