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Gaia Colantonio

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationCopenhagen, Denmark
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  • ProfessionsJunior Product Designer - Junior Graphic Designer - UI Design

About me

I'm based in Copenhagen since 2014. I hold an MA from KADK in Codesign. I have decided to study Codesign because I strongly believe that design should help us overcome challenges on our everyday life. I'm talking more precisely about public activities, services and spaces. I can see myself designing in libraries, public officies and culturhouses. If you're interested just check my portfolio out!

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Skills

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop/premiere Pro/after
  • Participatory Design
  • Co-design
  • Design Anthropology
  • Design for Urban Galleries
  • Coherent and Confident at Presenting/public Speaking
  • Team Working Skills
  • Production/project Management
  • Collaborative Design
  • Creative Workshops

Work history

Currently

Editorial and Graphic Design

Emergency Architecture & Human Rights

Jul 2017
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Internship
  • Curating the layout, graphics and printing of books, application for fundings and handbooks for educational purposes

2017

Project Manager

Guldminen

Feb 2017 - Apr 2017
  • Internship
  • Coordinating the present projects, searching for new networking, dealing with the blog and the social media.

2016

Graphic Designer

Omnium Education

Sep 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Italy
  • Freelance
  • Logo and first schetches on brand identity

2015

Codesigner

Oresundskomiteen

Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Internship
  • Design the indoor and outdoor graphic probs for the political festival in Bornholm, Folkemodet 2015. With the team I was working with we also curate the social media strategy, the graphics of the facade of the house and the format of the different seminars that were taking place during the week of the festival.

2014

Leather Craftworker

Trakatan

May 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Turin, Italy
  • Full Time
  • Leather bags details, shipment details, products checking.

2013

Product Designer

StudioAta

May 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Turin, Italy
  • Internship
  • Design of a portable chair for Trakatan, leather luxury goods firm

Education

2016

MA Codesign, Product Design School

KADK

Sep 2014 - Jul 2016
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Codesign and coproduction design is a practice that is needed more and more nowadays. Suits both the public sector and private companies searching for a professional figure that is interested in designing with and for the customer. Codesign is based on ethnographic fieldwork and the use of prototype as rehearsal of the final outcome/product.

2013

B.A. Visual Communication and Product Design

Politecnico of Turin

Oct 2010 - Dec 2013
  • Turin, Italy