Marco Righetto

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Marco Righetto (b. 1985) gained his undergraduate degree cum laude in Media and Communication at Padua University, and published his pre-thesis essay (with Nicola Negrin and Francesco Rossetto) with the Lombardy Institute of Journalists. An enthusiastic video-maker, he has attended workshops with Mike Mills and PES, and shot a mini-documentary shown at the 11th Venice Biennale of Architecture 2008, for CheckIn Architecture. In 2009 he spent six months as an Erasmus student at EINA, Barcelona’s art and design school, and was a semi-finalist of the Adobe Design Achievement Award (ADAA) in the mobile design category with Piscator. In 2010 he was selected as semi-finalist of ADAA in the mobile category with his project Madeleine and spent six months as an interaction designer intern in Fjord Madrid. He graduated in April 2011 in the Masters program in Visual and Multimedia Design, Faculty of Design and Arts, Iuav University of Venice, specialising in Interaction Design. Thanks to his thesis project, Aura - a set of wearable devices for non-verbal communication for expectant parents - he was selected as finalist at the ADAA 2011, was a keynote speaker at the Fall Fjord Kitchen event in Berlin (October 2011) and was a selected speaker at Ambience11 in Borås, Sweeden (November 2011). He has been working as an interaction designer in Fjord Madrid since May 2011.