Italian Design Day 2019

Italian Design Day 2019


The design industry is a distinctive element of the “Made in Italy” brand which unites beauty and originality with high-quality raw materials and innovative production methods and expresses the culture and traditions of the various regions. It forms one of the pillars of the integrated promotion strategy of the “Italian Way of Life” conducte d by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic through its network of Embassies, Consulates and Italian Cultural Institutes in the world, together with the promotion of the Italian language, high-quality cuisine, the University and research system, and the Italian museum system and cinema.
The Italian Design Day is organized by the Italian Embassy in Baku in collaboration with Italian Trade Agency. On March, more than 100 cities around the world will celebrate the Italian design.


2019 edition of the Italian Festival in Baku will be focused on Italian fashion, handcraft and design.
The Italian Festival is an annual event organized in Baku by the Italian Trade Agency aiming at promoting the Made in Italy, Italian excellences, Italian way of Life (“vivere all’italiana”) and trade between Azerbaijan and Italy.
The Italian Festival and the Italian Design Day will be celebrated together, giving life to unique events where it will be possible to admire the best of Made in Italy in fashion and design as well as tasting the best of Italian cuisine.



5 March 2019 – 6.30 pm

Senses of Italy

A journey through refined fabrics, fine leathers, precious metals will lead you to the discovery of the real Made in Italy, where creativity, history and innovation meet and give life to timeless objects.
In the astonishing atmosphere of the Stone Chronicle Museum, incredible works of the master craftsmen - shoes, clothes, accessories and jewels - the exclusive masterpieces of Italian Fashion will be exhibited.

Only by invitation

6 March 2019 – 6.30 pm

Italian Design Day / Italian Fest 2019

Exhibition: History and modernity, a perfect combination that has inspired Italian creativity for centuries. A chair, a shoe, a dress, a necklace, an ancient stone combined together give life to an extraordinary exhibition that will amaze you.
Food & Wine tasting: A riot of the flavors and aromas of Italy, presented by the best Italian chefs of Baku. Sweet and savory delights to taste with the best Italian wines and coffees.
Entrainment: Announcing his first concert in Baku, Fabio Lepore, a talented Italian jazz musician, virtuoso player, winner of jazz festivals and worldwide famous, will perform the best of Italian music.

Stone Chronicle Museum

*The event is only by invitation.
For further information please contact

7 March 2019 – 6 pm

Baku Urban Regeneration Program

The Urban Regeneration Project which studio DRA&U is developing in collaboration with the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan represents a great opportunity for the historical and architectural restoration of cultural heritage of Baku city defined between Azerbaijan Avenue, Mirza Aga Aliyev, Nabat Ashrubekov and Nizami streets.
The project of Urban Regeneration will be presented in the framework of the Italian Design Day by Prof. Arch. Elbay Gasimzade (President of the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan), Arch. Giorgio Pini (Principal Architect of Studio DRA&U), Prof. Arch. Armando Rossi (President of Co.Re.), Eng. Francesco Squasi (Senior Engineering of Studio DRA&U).

Yarat Contemporary Art Center


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