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sergio olivotti

finale ligure, italy, Italy

Member since February 25, 2010

  • social design contest: DESIGN VS POVERTY

    Poverty, Communication Design


    the new social design contest started right now.

    Designers are asked to design a poster about poverty. More info:!/group.php?gid=50911413340

    The brief

    International financial crises, wars, devastating actions of oligarchic-capitalism, have meant that the dawn of the new millennium, far to bring positive signs for the world’s welfare, is marking the birth of a new GLOBAL POVERTY.

    Along with traditional forms of extreme poverty of third world countries, new forms of poverty are appearing even in countries once considered immune to the problem.

    Depending on their sensibilities, their own personal experience, their feelings, the designers who will participate in the competition will focus their analysis on the new poverties of the countries (once richer) of the planet, or on the extreme poverties of the less fortunate parts of the world:

    1) In the “market oriented” world exist the preconceived idea that food is a product. This erroneous preconception is the basis of WORST FORMS OF POVERTY, the ones typical of poorest countries of the world. And it’s so far from this statement included in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: "Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and his own family " that considers food an inalienable human right.


My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design