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Books & papers
Maddalena Mometti. Smart Energy Sustainability: l’Internet of Energy. DIID Disegno Industriale Industrial Design, 2014,No. 58: 80–85. Roma Design Più srl, ISBN 9788889819456
Here you can find the book. This paper provides an overview of what SMARTNESS means in energy sustainability research and its implications for design research.
Maddalena Mometti. Dumb to Smart Power Outlets: A Design Perspective on Smart Grids.Design Issues Autumn 2014, Vol. 30, No. 4: 20–32. Mit Press
Here you can find the paper. It is a reflections on the new ways of conceiving energy distribution and user-energy interactions thanks to Internet of Energy model.
Kristian Kloeckl, Maddalena Mometti, Simone Bellan (edited by). 2010. Design, packaging & agricultural products. Design research and new technologies for agricultural food Packaging. © Nanodesign Research Unit – Iuav University of Venice (Italy)
Abstract. The research project Design, packaging & agricultural products aims to investigate the possibilities for creating new packagings for agricultural products, offered by changes of distribution ways (such as short supply-chain and buying groups), using the ability of nanotechnologies to create high-performance materials.
The book documents analysis methods adopted, references, concepts and projects developed and future application scenarios assumed.
Maddalena Mometti. 2013. “Nero laccato nelle tazze da tè giapponesi” (“Lacquered black in Japanese tea cups”). In: Patrizia Magli. La Nerezza del Nero (Blackness of Black), vol. 2 of Atelier delle immagini. Semiotica del visivo. p. 178-181, Zel Edizioni Treviso (Italy), ISBN/ISSN: 978-88-96600-80-1 (Only Italian)
Abstract. Junichiro Tanizaki’s words in the “Book of shadow” are the starting point for a research on the Japanese lacquer. The aesthetic experience described by the writer is reconstructed, Through the analysis of an ancient wooden cup for tea ceremony. Passing through the difficult problems of iconography identification, the origin of accessories for Theism and the characteristics that give value and charm to black laquer, we discover a shade made by accumulation of layers, able to tell us the interweaving of production history and object’s life.
Exhibitions, events & conferences
Agripod project has been shown at the IX International Forum of agriculture and food of Cernobbio and rewarded with the Festival Città delle Imprese Prize 2010 (Montebelluna, Treviso).
Dynamic Fractals, interactive installation, has been presented the 25 October at Science Festival of Genova 2012.
Spider project, helmet for firemen, (master’s degree thesis), won the prize Concorso nazionale INAIL-MIUR per lavori sul tema dellasicurezza e salute nei luoghi di vita, di lavoro e di studio.