Walter Mariotti

Since 1 September 2017 Walter Mariotti has been Editorial Director of Domus, where he is responsible for the magazine, website, archive and new initiatives. These include Domusforum, BreraAZ, DomusAir and Worldesign. For Editoriale Domus, he is also Editor-in-Chief of Meridiani. A graduate in Philosophy from the University of Siena, he studied at Harvard University in Cambridge, continuing in Economics and Management at Bocconi University in Milan. In 2021 he completed a PhD in Complexity, Education of the Person and Labour Market at the University of Bergamo. His professional activity has been oriented in three directions. As a journalist, he has dedicated himself to the transformation of society and cultural consumption in the 21st century, carrying out an intense activity as a columnist, but above all conceiving and directing various projects and publications. These include the monthly magazines Campus, Class, Class Arte (2001-2005), the supplements I Viaggi del Sole (2005), English24 (2007) and IL (2008) and LA (2009) as director of the New Initiatives sector of Gruppo 24 Ore, the new version of the weekly Panorama for Mondadori (2012-2013). He then worked on the transformation of the Economia & Management platform of the Bocconi School of Business Management and, in parallel, the supplements of Corriere del Ticino (2016-2017). For TV, he conceived and hosted TV programmes for RAI and RAI Sat. As an executive and manager he was in charge of the Specific Regulation Area of the Municipality of Monticiano (1986) and the Public Relations Office of the Municipality of Grosseto (1998-2000). In addition, he has provided strategic consultancy for national and international groups and institutions. Among them AXA, Italmobiliare, ExpoDubai2020, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Linklaters. As a researcher and lecturer, he has given courses and lectures at various universities, including Siena, Tehran, Cairo, Harvard. He is currently an adjunct professor of Aesthetics and Cultural Consumption at IULM in Milan. In the academic year 2023-2024, he will hold a course in the History of Ideas at the Academy Gym Program at LUISS in Rome. His books and collaborations include: La grande tentazione (2020), Il tempo della complessità (2019), Welink (2017), Bellezza (2016), Un mondo alla rovescia (2009), Lo scalfarino portatile (1994).