Canadian University of Dubai
Aug 2014 - Present (7 years 2 months)
The School of Architecture and Interior Design at CUD offers two distinct undergraduate programs – the Bachelor of Architecture (5 years) and the Bachelor of Interior Design (4 years). The two programs share first and second year curriculum. Together with the coordination of first and second year Design Studio, I am currently responsible for the Internship Program.
Listed below the courses I've taught at CUD:
DESI_101 Introduction to Design
DESI_221 Design Methods
INDE_350 Furniture Design
DESI_340 Working Drawings and Detailing
INDE_440 Senior Dissertation
INDE_441 Senior Project Design Studio
Nov 2008 - Present (12 years 11 months)
Expansion of the Company Headquarters
ELP Business Connections
2007 - Present (14 years)
ELP Business Connections GmbH is a network of several hundreds professional business consultants working in 25 nations, helping enterprises in developing their business and fostering their competitiveness.
Senior partner since 2007, I can provide consulting services ranging from market test, to research and development, to outsourcing.
2000 - Present (21 years)
StudioBau operates at the intersection of Architecture, Interior and Furniture Design. Among its achievements, the adjustable chaise curvilinea, shortlisted for the XIX Compasso d'Oro, now part of the permanent collection of MU.DE.TO (http://www.mudeto.it/curvilinea_studiobau_matrix.htm)
1997 - Present (24 years)
Design strategies, Product Design, Brand, Exhibit Design.
Matrix and design: an indissoluble bond over time, built upon the quality of materials and craft excellence, sensible to the evolution of taste and to living habits.
Visiting Assistant Professor
American University of Sharjah
Sep 2012 - Aug 2014 (1 year 11 months)
The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD), offer five undergraduate programs:
architecture, interior design, visual communication, multimedia design and design management and
a graduate program in urban planning. The curriculum in all programs is based on the North
American model, which integrates liberal studies with professional education.
At AUS I've taught the courses listed below
Design Foundations DES 131
IDE 401 Interior Design Studio V
IDE402 Interior Design Studio VI
IDE334 Furniture and Furnishing
ARC 301 Architectural Design Studio III
ARC 302 Architectural Design Studio IV
DES293 Design in Italy
Politecnico di Milano
Sep 2001 - Jul 2012 (10 years 10 months)
Research Fellow from 2005 through 2006
Professor of urban design from 2001 through 2012
Florence Institute of Design International
Sep 2010 - May 2012 (1 year 8 months)
The Florence Institute is an international school of Italian design providing both masters and undergraduate design courses in Italy. The Institute specializes in a wide range of courses of Graphic Design, Interior Design, Art History and Architecture for students from across Europe and around the world.
Massimo was a faculty member for two master level courses of Furniture Design.
Nov 2010 - Nov 2011 (1 year)
Design of catalogues, coordination of social media, design of the event at Rolex Flagship Store, Milan.
School of Engineering, University of Trento
Sep 2004 - Jun 2007 (2 years 9 months)
Urban Design Studio
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Desipo is a company manufacturing interiors and outdoor taylored doors and building systems
For Desipo Massimo has been Consultant and Product Developer
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Softroll is a company manufacturing sliding panels and home furniture
Massimo has been consultant and product developer
Jan 2006 - Dec 2006 (11 months)
Bestwood aimed to fostering the competitiveness of Lahti woodworking SMEs.
Bestwood was funded by Tekes, the Finnish Agency helping companies in developing new technologies.
The project focused on technical innovation, product design and market strategies.
I was invited to give workshops as an experience professional in product design processes.