Erik Ciravegna is currently Adjunct Professor at the School of Design of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2014), where he devotes himself to teaching, research and consulting for companies and institutions. He also cooperates in international research projects, in particular with the University of Bologna, of which he was Visiting Researcher in 2019. Previously, he worked as a Design Professor at the University of Chile (2015-2017) and Politecnico di Milano (2003-2015). Erik holds a PhD in Design (DIeCM-Industrial Design and Multimedia Communication) and M.Sc. degree in Industrial Design from Politecnico di Milano (Italy).
His main area of research and teaching is communication design, within which he also disseminates as an invited speaker and author of scientific publications. His work focuses on identity systems and packaging design; he is also interested in purpose-driven innovation, and the ethical responsibility of design (https://www.thegoodpackaging.org/). In addition, he works on the development of methods and tools to support design projects, as well as teaching and training activities, and for the development of creativity and people’s well-being, at the intersection of arts and design (https://designdrama.com/). Professionally, he works as a communication designer and strategic consultant for companies and institutions. Finally, he is the author of visual artworks (collages) and has participated in experimental photography projects and theatre productions. For more information: https://linktr.ee/erikciravegna.