Gabriele Goretti

Associate Professor – PhD


• advanced craftsmanship/advanced manufacturing • UX user experience • enabling technologies • interaction design • tangible and intangible product values • high-end market


Architect, Designer Researcher in product and fashion design strategy and luxury goods market. Actually, Associate professor at Jiangnan University in Wuxi (China) where isco-directorthe Brand Future UX Design lab.

PhD in Industrial design, Environment and History, his professional profile is focusing on relationships between design strategies and advanced manufacturing processes. Moreover,his research is focusing on product values communication through design-driven innovation based oninteraction design andtechnology innovation.His teaching courses focus onDesign management,Design Methodologies, UI and interaction design

About previous academic positions:

From 2007 to 2017 Research fellow and then post-doc researcher at DIDA Department of University of Florence. Senior researcher within joint research Labs in between Academia and advanced craftsmanship SMES. Professor in Fashion Design and Product Design at undergraduate program in Design of University of Florence.

Academic coordinator at Fashion Design department of IED-Istituto Europeo di Design in Florence from 2014 to 2018. From March 2018 to December 2019, Associate Researcher at Nanjing University/School of Art, whereGabriele Goretti works asProfessor of History of Western Design Course and Fashion Culture and Luxury.In addition, hewas been leading the Design lab at Maker Place of Nanjing University, focusing on design strategies inspired by Chinese Cultural Heritage.