Giulio Vinaccia has worked for twenty years as a product designer in developing electronics, sports equipment and lighting. He has realised projects for the most important Italian brands such as Brembo, Ferrari Spa, Piaggio Spa, Momo Design, Ducati, Aprilia, Gilera , ,Moschino and Borsalino.
Since 1994, he has been a consultant for development projects through the use of design as a development tool, collaborating with different organizations and international institutions.
Today, after working in more than 22 countries, he is one of the most considerate expert in ‘social design oriented’ projects, with expertise ranging from the identification of the cultural heritage, to the design of new lines of products, from the creation of commercial brands, graphic systems and visual identification to the concept of the communicative strategies.
In 2015, he was awarded with the World Green Design Contribution Award and in 2016, he received the ‘Compasso d’Oro’, the most important international design prize, for his work in Social Design.
He coordinate the Master in Design for Local Development managed in Madagascar by UNIDO and the Norwegian Government .
He has realized lectures and design seminaries in more than 26 countries, like Italy, Egypt, France Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina,Iceland...
He is now full time engaged with Social Design Projects as a Senior Consultant for UNIDO and other UN agencies and National Governments.