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daniela seminara


Specialized creative consultant in product and graphic design. She is native Italian and she has been living in Spain, Barcelona.

She obtained a PhD in Design&Communication by Politecnico di Milano where worked as a researcher for prof. Francesco Zurlo at Indaco department and for consortium in Milan, Italy, from 2007-2010.

What she knows about 'Design for All' is thanks to her experience in HBgroup, and in particular to her mentors Paola Bucciarelli and Gianni Arduini, with whom she collaborated with and shared her passion at the time.

In 2004, won “XX Compasso d’Oro ADI - Targa giovane” with 'Toy Jacket', design for blind children.

In 2007, 'Plus, 1° handle door in Corian®DuPont', for Pasini Metals Productions of Brescia, Italy.

In 2012 Daniela Seminara co-founds IN-TENTA creative design group based in Barcelona. During two years they designed new products in furniture and micro-architecture fields for the Spanish companies including MADE DESIGN, URBAN SQUARE and MAGO Urban.

In the 2013, let's start a new experience with the Javier Duró support's, she sets up TangibleFun, a brand editor of ideas, tales and products that play to fertilize the digital and technology world with colors, design shapes, illustration and music.

In 2014, product selected “Delta awards '14” with “Toronto. Stool for playing”

Daniela Seminara e Isabella Steffan “Toys for All” in ISABELLA TIZIANA STEFFAN, 'Design for all - the project for everyone - Methods, tools, applications II Part. MAGGIOLI EDITORE ISBN – 9788891604217

Daniela Seminara is currently working as a designer in own studio and she has been involved in TangibleFun® start-up.













Toronto selected product DELTA AWARDS 2014, 37th International edition of the best product design, FADexpo, Millor Disseny de l´Any, Juny 25th - October 22nd 2014 c/o ADI-FAD, Disseny Hub Barcelona, new Design Centre.


Daniela Seminara e Isabella Steffan “Toys for All” in ISABELLA TIZIANA STEFFAN, Design for All – Il Progetto per Tutti. Metodi, strumenti, applicazioni. ISBN 88-387-6181-7 EAN 978-88-387-6181-2

DROP eco-hotel (In-tenta + daniela seminara) won "microarchitecture design contest" o-cults+ +Urban Square + Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.

NAT (In-tenta+ daniela seminara) a collection of doors, won the First Accésit, Sanrafael International Design Contest

CONSTRUTEC 2012 International Building Exhibition, Madrid.

ALL-IN-SQUARE (In-tenta+ daniela seminara), microarchitecture and urban furniture, First Award, URBAN SQUARE + o-cults design contest Galeria Il.lacions, Barcelona.


IASDR 2009, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIETIES OF DESIGN RESEARCH – Design Rigor & Rilevance – Coex, Seoul – Korea from 18-11-2009 to 22-11- 2009 V. Arquilla, D.Seminara, A. Castelli ‘Designing experiences for SMEs’ ISBN 978-89-963194-0-5

TSINGHUA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM Beijing – China from 23-04-2009 to 27-04-2009 V. Arquilla, D.Seminara, F.Zurlo 'The empathic processes between microenterprises and design research: design-driven innovation by user-centred design approach.’ ISBN 978-0-9552338-2-1-2004

Selected “XX Compasso d’Oro ADI - Targa giovane” with “Toy Jacket. Toy to be worn for children with visual handicap”


winner of “Start Cup 2003” Technological Innovation of Polytechnic Innovation EdOdesign, EverydayObject. Business plan for a design enterprise”


Award competition "Space2Tex" – cooperation between the space sector and clothes [European Space Agency, D’Appolonia engineering, Gradozeroespace] project “Toy Jacket. Toy to be worn for children with visual handicap”


SELECTION competition “Maniago design” knives design – Section Disabled with the project “Rotello. Table knife for people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis”


Award competition Bonetto for SMAU 99 with the project “EnergyBox. Public battery recharging device for mobile phones.





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