Angelica Vandi is a PhD Student in Design and MSc in Design for the Fashion System at Politecnico di Milano. During her University career, she took part in the Design Management joint program with Jefferson University, Philadelphia.
From 2019, she is a member of the Fashion in Process Research Lab, at the Design Department of Politecnico di Milano, within the research section “Design and Culture of Innovation”. As a research fellow, she followed the development of the DigiMood for CCIs European founded project.
She is currently a researcher at the Gianfranco Ferré Research Center where she collaborates with an interdisciplinary team in developing innovative scenarios for augmenting cultural heritage through digital technologies. She teaches in the Fashion Branding Strategies course at Milano Fashion Institute. She is currently teaching assistant and content contributor at the Branding & Communication course in the joint program of Product Service System Design and Management Engineering, and tutor at the “Design for the Fashion System” Final Studio Lab in the MSc in Design for the Fashion System at Politecnico di Milano.
Her research interests concern the relationship among Fashion Design, Cultural Heritage and digital technologies integration. Her PhD work aims at identifying design-driven scenarios to innovate Cultural and Creative Industries’ production and fruition dynamics, and modeling and experimenting new user interactions involving tangible and intangible Fashion Cultural Capital, both historicized and contemporary.