New Coordinator Appointed for IAAD’s Transportation Design Department

I am thrilled to share the exciting news of my recent appointment as the Coordinator of the Transportation Design Department at IAAD, overseeing both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Joining esteemed individuals like the Maestro Giorgietto Giugiaro, who serves as President, and Luca Borgongo, our esteemed Strategic Director, is an honour beyond measure.

First and foremost, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to Raffaella Romano, the Academic Director, whose guidance and support have been invaluable throughout this transition. Additionally, I must express my appreciation to Alessandro Colombo, the Managing Director of AD Education, for his unwavering belief in my capabilities.

As I step into this role, I am deeply committed to fostering an environment of innovation, collaboration, and excellence within the Transportation Design Department. Together with the talented faculty and dedicated students of IAAD, we will continue to push the boundaries of creativity and craftsmanship in the field of transportation design.

I am eager to embark on this journey and look forward to working closely with our esteemed leadership team to shape the future of transportation design education at IAAD.

Stay tuned for exciting developments ahead as we embark on this new chapter together.

Warm regards,

IAAD in pills:

/ 1978

IAAD. introduces the first Italian post-secondary course in “Automotive Bodywork Architecture,” now “Transportation Design”, the institute’s flagship program made possible through critical international partnerships.

/ 2012

IAAD. signs an important strategic partnership with the French group AD Education, an international network in the creative and design fields. The opportunity for exchanges among students from the different partner schools multiplies.  This partnership puts the Turin and Bologna schools at the centre of an international ecosystem in which numerous educational collaborations are possible. IAAD. students have access to workshops, courses and experiences in the other countries and locations of the group.

/ 2013

IAAD.’s three-year bachelor’s programs are officially accredited by MUR (the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research) as Academic Diplomas of the First Level (180 CFA). The new headquarters are inaugurated in the Aurora district, within the Lavazza headquarters, with an area of 3,000 square meters available for teaching, exhibitions, conferences and events.


Dario Olivero
Dario Olivero
DORODESIGN CEO & Design Director