Master of Advanced Studies
in Interaction Design

Interaction! Design, Art and Innovation


Design and creativity are today the protagonists of a number of industries which aim to find solutions to meet people’s needs and combine at the same time aesthetics, technology and innovation.

The Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design SUPSI and the City of Lugano are glad to host a three-day conference focussing on design, arts and innovation. Ten speakers including curators, artists, designers, creative entrepreneurs and cultural institutions will present how they actively promote practices, projects and initiatives at the intersection between design and technology in the cultural industries, in the arts and in the entrepreneurship, both in Switzerland and internationally.


Day 1 - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, at 16:30
Focus on Design

Designathon - Nadja Müller, Co-Founder
SketchIn - Luca Mascaro, Founder & Head of Design
Fjord - Kim Berry, Interaction Designer
iart - Martin Kovakovsky, Designer

Day 2 - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, at 16:30
Focus on Arts

HeK - Boris Magrini, Curator
Maria Smigielska, Architect, Designer and Researcher
Jürg Lehni, Artist

Day 3 - Thursday, 23 January 2020, at 16:30
Focus on Innovation

Creative Hub - Regula Staub, Managing Director
Pro Helvetia - Tania Longhitano, Responsible for Partnerships and Project Development

When: 21-23 January 2020, at 16:30
Where: Studio Foce, via Foce 1, 6900 Lugano
Admission: free