Mirko Tattarini is the founder and director of Lagos Design Studios in Florence - Italy, with subsidiaries in Rome and Sofia, Bulgaria. He has taught courses at ISIA in Florence since 1998 and he’s now professor of “Strategic Design” at the Master Degree in Product and Communication Design. Mirko Tattarini worked in several countries, as Lagos CEO and as expert of the European Commission, such as western Europe, Malta, Syria, the whole Balkan region, Gulf countries, China. In 2005 he published the book “Digital Medina – Conversations 2002-2005”, an essay on design theory. His works have been published in several magazines worldwide and he frequently travels for lectures and symposiums throughout the world. From 2010 till 2013 he has been Art Director of Creative Space Serbia. In year 2011 he created the new furniture brand named Wildcrafts. Since 2011 he’s designer for Aston Martin Interiors and since 2009 he’s art director of the brand Design Apparat. In october 2013 he’s been appointed as Art Director of Geniogioco – Festival of childen creativity of Vinci, Leonardo’s hometown and art director of Fondazione Conservatorio della SSma Annunziata in Empoli. Mr. Tattarini is a graduate of ISIA – Florence, he studied at MCAD - Minneapolis College of Art and Design - USA and at the Hochschule der Bildenden Kunst in Saarbrucken, Germany. He collaborated and collaborates with companies such as European Space Agency, Serbian Import and Export Promotion Agency, Consorzio Opera Olei, Comune di Vinci, Formitalia Luxury Group, Aston Martin Interiors, Silvia Rizzi Comunicazione, Zoppini Gioielli, ISIA Firenze, Consorzio Seggiano DOP, F.J.Tyterleigh, Gilli International, Bianchini & Capponi, Design Apparat, Ligna Group, Egizia, SFC-Serbian Furniture Cluster, Creative Space Serbia, SCS-Plus, ICE - Foreign Trade Institute, British American Tobacco, CNR - National Research Council, Nido Home Furniture, Al Fardan Group–Qatar, Doha Enterprise-Qatar, Mediterranean Institute, Municipality of Florence, Monte dei Paschi Bank, Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze Bank, Confindustria Balcani, Confartigianato Arezzo, Logli SpA, Franci, Viola.