Associazione Culturale PLUG

PLUG is a non profit cultural association founded in 2010 in Turin. PLUG is an accelerator of creativity with an horizontal and participated structure. The institutional mission is to promote and organize cultural, artistic and social activities about design and social communication.
The Association promote creativity, participation, sustainability as important values through projects and activities like workshops, conferences, contest, stage, expositions and exhibition.
PLUG has created, as well as many other projects, the international contest of social communication Posterheroes that has reached 6 editions since 2010.

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design

Since 1966, the IED has developed innovative and diversified teaching methodologies, focused on synergies between technology and experimentation, creativity, strategies and integrated communication, market issues and a new form of professionalism. Thus does the Istituto Europeo di Design offer young professionals working in the fields of Fashion, Design and Communication the knowledge and the effective tools they need to cater for the constantly developing requirements of the working world.

As a school with an international vocation, the Istituto Europeo di Design welcomes students with different nationalities and cultures to all its campuses. Some 2,000 foreign students – primarily from the Far East, Central and South America and Europe – enrol in its courses every year. To date, the IED has trained students from about 100 different countries.


Favini is worldwide leader in the design and production of textures and finishing solutions for eco-leather for fashion, luxury, design, IT and technical sportswear sectors.

Favini is also a leading global producer of graphics specialties, natural fibres-based (cellulose, algae, fruits, nuts, etc.), for the packaging of luxury and fashion industries.

It also operates in the converting products industry sector that includes activities related to the creation and production of stationery for school, leisure and office, for high-end market.[:]