Chiara Alessi is a curator and essayist in the field of design. She collaborates with the main magazines of the sector and with some newspapers. For some years now she has been dealing with the new culture of projecting in Italy and its implications. Alessi teaches Product Service System Design at the Milan Polytechnic. She published After the Zero years. The new Italian design (Edizioni Laterza, 2014) and Design without a wise designer and an investigation of the "other" Italian design professions (Edizioni Laterza, 2016). He is in the group of curators of the XI edition of the Triennale Design Museum in Milan, dedicated to the history of Italian design. He lives and works in Milan.