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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON VIOLENCE
Boots are laced up. A belt is tightened. A girl puts a cap onto her head. It looks like everything is getting ready for an imminent battle. But something does not fit into a battle scene: the laces of the boo...
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
What does peace mean to you? Is it a feeling that, like a white dove, flies softly and connects each one of us in a positive attitude? This is what students from Britis...
20 JUNE - WORLD REFUGEE DAY
“One family torn apart by war is too many”. This is the sentence chosen this year by the UN to represent the situation of refugees all over the world. We must keep our eyes open in front of scenes of refugees leaving their homes or crying ov...
05 JUNE - WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
Today it is World Environment Day.This year the celebration is dedicated to the fight against the waste of food. Every day in the rich countries tons of food are thrown away, while one fifth of the population in the developing countries is still ...
31 MAY - WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY
Tomorrow the World No Tobacco Day is celebrated all over the world.According to WHO tobacco addition causes about 6.000.000 deaths every year and represe...
FRAMES OF LIVE WINDOWS
The summer term has started – and with it a new series of co-operations within the Live Windows network. In the last weeks we met, either via Skype or on site, a lot of students and professor...
03 MAY - WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY
Today is the UN World Press Freedom Day. In the 21st century social networks are censored in several countries and many journalists are imprisoned because they fight for the right to information.ECV ...
31 MARCH - EASTER
This year the Live Windows community celebrate Easter like never before with even 12 contributions by ECV Paris. Some of them are ironic, some funny, some abstract, some poetic, but all definitely original and full of creativity! An...
22 MARCH 2013 - WORLD WATER DAY
22 March is the UN Day dedicated to water as fundamental resource for human beings, environment integrity and, ultimately, sustainable development. This year the celebration acquires an even more relevant mean...
21 MARCH - SPRING
Finally, this long and chilly winter is coming to an end, giving way to a more colorful and exciting season: spring. The Benetton Live Windows team celebrate March 21st with two contributions by UCA Farnham, which represent the main features...
08 MARCH - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
On International Women’s Day, Fabrica reaffirms its social commitment with two contents which use different approaches to highlight the situation of women. In the first video, women form an unarmed but invincible army whose strength lies ...
21 FEBRUARY - INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY
Today the International Mother Language Day is celebrated all over the world. Proclaimed in 1999 by the UN and inaugurated in 2000, it aims to promote awareness of l...
14 FEBRUARY 2013 - VALENTINE'S DAY
Valentine’s Day is an appointment that the Live Windows community can’t miss. This year we chose a lovely contribution produced by UCA Farnham. A pencil, a piece of paper and a good measure of spontaneity: ...
CARNIVAL FACE PAINTING
Are you ready to make Carnival a piece of art? Inspired by Van Gogh, Miró, Pollock and Picasso, the Live Windows team realized this new contribution. Take a look and bring out your creativi...
NEW YEAR WISHES
The Live Windows team wishes a wonderful Christmas and a very happy New Year to all of you with this contribution. We hope you will enjoy it! ...
LIVE WINDOWS AT ELISAVA EVENT
This evening Alfio Pozzoni, Director of Innovation and Research at Fabrica and Project Leader of Live Windows, and Giovanni Flore, Project Manager and ...
10 DECEMBER - HUMAN RIGHTS DAY / WELCOME TO MHMK BERLIN
On 8, 9 and 10 December the Live Windows celebrate the Human Rights Day with the contributions of a new member of our community: MHMK Berlin. The 2 videos focus on the importance of basic human rights, such...
01 DECEMBER 2012 – WORLD AIDS DAY / WELCOME TO EIKON, FRIBOURG
In these last months of the year we are welcoming several new members of the Live Windows community, here we go with another one: Eikon EMF from Fribourg, Switzerland. The students from this school chose to deal with a sp...
25 NOVEMBER 2012 – INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
According to SayNO UNiTE up to 70% of women experience physical or sexual violence from men in their lifetime. Being the issue so urgent, it’s no wonder that several schools selected it for their creative work. After having welcomed Södert...
20 NOVEMBER 2012 – UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY
Today the UN celebrate Universal Children’s Day. This is the occasion to welcome to our network a new member: Södertörn University from Stockholm, Sweden. In their video, children are sitting on a globe and th...
VIDEOS BY LW NETWORK SHOWN ON GRAND-PLACE IN BRUSSELS DURING CELEBRATIONS FOR UN'S ANNIVERSARY
We are proud to announce that a selection of the videos produced by the Live Windows educational network is going to be shown on 21st October during the celebrations for the UN's anniversary on Grand-Place in Brussels (...
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON VIOLENCE
Violence often arises from an escalation of aggressive actions and reactions. It is like a sort of domino effect: an act of violence produces nothing else than further violence. Once it’s perpetr...
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
Peace is an abused yet strictly urgent topic. How can we talk about peace without being dull or ordinary? What is the best way to speak about it avoi...
LIVE WINDOWS AT 1ST INTERNATIONAL MULTISENSORY CONGRESS
Giovanni Flore, Project Manager and Researcher of the Live Windows Project, has been invited to deliver a lecture at the First International Multisensory Congress (Wiesbaden, Germany, 4-5.09.2012). His speech will be about “The Attention...
THE LIVE WINDOWS NETWORK EXPANDS TO ASIA / CONTEST DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEP 10
The Benetton Live Windows do not go on holiday. Not only are we working with many of you on contents for next autumn; not only are we going to start new co-operations with others of you in September / October; in...
Crazy Bologna
We give a warm welcome to a new member of the Live Windows community – and what a member! Università degli Studi di Bologna, which is considered to be th...
Summer 2012
The sunny season has finally arrived: it's high time to put away umbrellas and jackets and to wear bikinis and swimsuits! We wanted to properly celebrate these days of fun, holiday, long nights and parties on the beach and for this rea...
11 Jul 2012, World Population Day / Fabrica
Today the UN celebrate an important recurrence, World Population Day. We gave our contribution to drawing attention to this relevant issue with this animat...
Back from Moscow
Moscow is for sure a stimulating scenery for design experimentation.  Here digital signage out of home is THE tool for communicating in the urban ...
World Environment Day on the Live Windows
We all speak about sustainability today, we discuss about how to live green and how to protect the environment - what do young designers think about this matter, and how would they represent this issue, if they were asked to...
Latest news from the network
After some weeks of silence, we are pleased to update you about the latest visits we paid: we were in the oldest university of the world, the Università degli Studi di Bologna, where we met a group of students from the department of...
Press is a free bird
As announced, we are pleased to show today on the Live Windows in Barcelona and Milan three projects by our friends of IED Barcelona . The three videos celebrate today's important UN recurrence,...
New contributions from IED Barcelona!
Hello everybody, these days are really full of important recurrences and we keep giving visibility to the works of our community inspired by the UN Days. The next one will be about a particularly hot issue:...
World Book and Copyright Day 2012
Everyone of us has at least one book in his life which represents something special... a beautiful moment, a romantic place, something important shared with a friend. That's why the students of Designschule München took inspiration f...
Paris, les Live Windows arrivent chez toi!
Yesterday was a very exciting day for us: wake up at dawn to catch the earliest flight available, destination: Paris! Our first stop was at Benetton flagship store in Boulevard Hau...
Back in London
…and here we are, back after two very busy and thrilling days in ecletic London. This was the first stop of our travel agenda for these weeks: as you know from our mails we intend our cooperation to go a step further and we started from Lond...
Live Windows on tour – starting from Las Vegas!
Back from Las Vegas, we had some fun in collecting and putting together the funniest memories of this unforgettable experience – and here is the result, a colourful collage of the most amusing moments we had there. And… if you...
Is water forever?
Perhaps we should ask ourselves this question more often. This is one of the most important themes of the UN, and our friends of IED Barcelona and UCA Farnham tried to raise people's awareness on this is...
March 21
Some days go by and nothing special happens... and then others come and are so full of things to do and share! This is exactly what happens for us today: we thought the only thing to ce...
We are the champions!
Finally we can uncork our spumante and prosecco bottles, there is a good reason to party: yesterday the Live Windows Project was conferred the Gold Apex Award in the Retail category at DSE Las Vegas, the most important international event for di...
Award for Live Windows in Las Vegas?
Dear Friends, there we are: the Live Windows Project is on stage in Las Vegas at DSE Expo, the most important event worldwide for digital creativity, and is competing this evening for a Gold Apex Award in the Retail category. We hope you w...
Carnival / Live Shootings
Carnival is over, and for this year no more frittelle in Milan, Krapfen in Munich or coques de llardons in Barcelona - to eat thes...
Workshop with Hyper Island
5 weeks of intense work, 5 web meetings, 18 creative ideas and 7 finalized concepts: these are the results of our latest cooperation with Hyper Island, which was concluded a couple of days ago. This time, the t...
Carnival is all around
We have just said goodbye to Valentine - and there we are, right in the middle of the craziest period in the year: leave behind re...
Carnaval Català
Carnival is a source of inspiration not only for our friends in Munich: also the students of Elisava in Barcelona worked on this theme, taken from a very ambitious point of view - Carnival as moment when r...
Live shooting of the Valentine videos!
Dear friends, we are sure you'll agree with us: though by now we already know the Valentine's videos selected for the Live Windows, seeing them live on the street has a completely different ...
Finally, Happy Valentine to you all!
The thrilling wait has finally come to an end: here they are, the contents we chose to show on the Live Windows to wish you all a Happy Valentine. The students of ECV Ecole de...
Countdown for Valentine has started!
Hi everyone! Here we are to announce that we have officially entered the countdown for Valentine's Day and in 4 days we will show on the Live Windows the contributions we have received from ECV - Ecole de Communication Vi...
Latest news about Valentine
Promises must be kept! Last week we announced there would be some further news about Valentine and here we are to share them with you. Not only ECV Ecole de Communication Visuelle and UCA Farnham will be on show on 14th February, but also IED ...
Welcome to UCA Farnham
Valentine's Day keeps inspiring young creative minds all over the world... It is with great pleasure that we announce a brand new entry into our network of educational instutions: the U...
Bienvenue, ECV Ecole de Communication Visuelle!
14th February is approaching... and this means Valentine! Are you thinking of red hearts, chocolate and sweet messages? Forget all this! This year Valentine will surprise you with ...
Live Windows go to DSE, Las Vegas
We are thrilled to announce that Live Windows were not only selected to be present at DSE Digital Signage Expo, the most important scene worldwide for digital signage, interactive technology, and Out-of-Home networks - Live Windows also made it to be...
The Live Windows meet the Indian flavour
Since last week the Live Windows network is a bit more connected: we are happy to announce a new megastore in New Delhi has joined the selected Benetton stores in Europe and Asia where the L...
Parsons Paris, Scream School and MHMK on stage in Barcelona, Munich, Milan and Moscow!
Dear Friends, here we are again after the Christmas break. And we come to you with some great news: as you may remember, the students of Parsons Paris, Scr...
Kick-off meeting @Hyper Island!
Today we are proud to announce that we have started a new research project with Hyper Island in Stockholm: we are joining a Motion Graphic Design module, which will last five weeks. The ...
Workshop@Elisava: presentation of the projects
There we are! Yesterday was the last day of our workshop at Elisava: the morning was spent in a hectic but exciting atmosphere, with the students busy at printing the last sheets, adjusting here and there the...
Workshop @ Elisava
We are writing to you from Elisava, Escola Superior de Disseny i Enginyeria de Barcelona, where until December 22 we are delivering a workshop. In this week before the Christmas holidays...
Christmas Time!
Dear Friends, Christmas is approaching and here at the Live Windows headquarters we are very proud to show you the contents produced by the students of Scream School in Moscow, MHMK in M...
The Live Windows meet the fashion stylists of Istituto Marangoni
The network of the Live Windows is becoming bigger and bigger: yesterday we officially presented the cooperation to the students of the prestigious Istituto Marangoni in Milan, one of the most renowned fashion scho...
New project in Milan is at the start line
Hi All, we are pleased to announce another renowned school is joining our network: Marangoni Institute in Milan, which we are visiting tomorrow to launch a co-operation for next spring. Come and visit us here...
Fabrica @Design Academy Eindhoven
Yesterday Alfio Pozzoni and Giovanni Flore, respectively Project Leader and Project Manager of the Live Windows Project, gave a lecture at the prestigious Design Academy Eindhoven, with the title “Experience Design in the Retail Space”. ...
Big news from Barcelona! Benetton Live Windows are back, alive and kicking!
It’s a great pleasure for us to announce that the Barcelona’s Live Windows are working again! Are you wondering what we are talking about? Let us briefly explain this issue: last summer the Ajuntament, Barcelona’s Municipa...
Eindhoven, we are arriving!
Hi everybody, we are proud to announce that on 30th November we will be at Design Academy Eindhoven. Alfio Pozzoni, Head of Research and Development at Fabrica, and Giovanni Flore, Benetton Live Windows Project Manager, will deliver a lecture ...
London calling
Big news on the London front: On Saturday 19 November the mediawalls were officially inaugurated in our flagshipstore in 23-27 Brompton Road! We are so proud to share with you this moment: the last days and ...
Cocktail in Munich – the video
Finally, here it is: a video to recall the beautiful moments we shared with Designschule München, Macromedia Hochschule für Medien und Kommunikation and Mediadesign Hochschule, during the first meetin...
4.11.11: First meeting of the Live Window Community in Munich
Dear Friends, this is a date we’ll remember: today Munich hosted the first meeting of the Live Window Community! Students of Designschule München, Macromedia...
Steve Jobs – here is the tribute!
Dear Friends, finally we are at the finishing line: we proudly show the videos realized by the students who have answered the international call we launched on 6th October, when the sad news of Steve Jo...
Bonjour Paris!
So, our tour among educational institutions in Europe makes today a new stop: we are in the breath-taking Ville Lumière! This morning we were welcomed at Ecole Parsons Paris, where our friend Nino introduced us to her class of Motion Graphics a...
UN Day 2011
Today the UN Day 2011 is celebrated all over the world. We are pleased to share with you the animation we produced at Fabrica, which is being shown until this night on the videowalls of the Benetton megastores i...
Thank you Barcelona!
So, these were two really hectic days. On Thursday we started our day with a visit to IED, where our friend Fabio, the responsible of the Visual Communication Area, was so n...
Greetings from London
This morning we arrived in London and our day could not have started any better: a cloudless and actually very untypical London sky gave us a warm – and really appreciated – welcome. We were there to have a meeting at the Royal C...
Interview with Alfio Pozzoni, Live Window Project Leader
The German online marketing paper Invidis published an interview with our Project Leader Alfio Pozzoni, that we think gives interesting insights in the concept of the project and its future develop...
Final Presentation with Hyper Island
Today was a big day: it was delivery time for the two groups of Hyper Island students we have been working with in the last five weeks. We have to con...
Enjoy United People…
As promised, you can see here below the United People contribution being broadcast on all 6 videowalls in Munich – the evening when we could shoot was chilly and rainy, but we hope you c...
Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 – part 2
Out there, the world mourns the loss of an insolent misfit, a bold rebel, an impudent troublemaker. The round peg in the square hole has left us (and those who are familiar with t...
Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 – part 1
5th October 2011: today a big man has left us. We have asked ourselves a lot of questions: what does Steve Jobs represent for us? What is the most important message he left? What is the symbol that immediately identifies, at ev...
United People of Munich
Here are two contributions by Akademie U5 we are very proud to announce: it is the first time we get a contribution which covers ALL THE 6 VIDEOWALLS of Munich megastore: very demanding task and very impressive result – you did r...
Next appointment: 7th October at Domus Academy
A new commitment is waiting for us! On 7th October we will deliver a lesson at Domus Academy, in Milan, which will be the starting event of the workshop “Sisley, a new...
And for this year, Oktoberfest is over…
Today is your last chance to grab a Maß (typical one-liter-glas) of beer at the Oktoberfest, so what are you still waiting for? From tonight curtains will fall on Theresienwiese and it will be time to recap wh...
New projects are at the start line!
This week we spent Wednesday and Thursday in Munich and visited some design schools to go further with our exciting co-operation. We started with Designschule, where we gave a brief to around 60 students of Visual Communication ...
A spot action for Sisley
Hi All, Here we are to tell you about our latest commitment: not only are we working on the Benetton Live Windows, we have also recently developed a high-tech project for our...
Oktoberfest – Munich is the centre of the world!
Munich is entering its craziest two weeks of the year! Tradition and modernity meet in the contributions received by Designschule München and Mediadesi...
New energy from Hyper Island!
Today Giovanni and me had a very exciting meeting in Hyper Island, Stockholm: we presented the Benetton Live Windows project to two groups of students of the “Interactive Art Director Module”. We are exploring a new kind of cooperation wi...
Back to school!
Summer hasn’t really gone yet, but it’s already time to sit on school desks again! Time to see again many friends, to catch up with everything happened in the last months or weeks and to start a new exciting school year. This is a tribute...
The good old times are still with us!
This a tribute to two games that have driven all of us mad – the complicated colorful cube and the computer game of the small pieces falling down… They are a bit of history, they remind of past...
Moscow celebrating United Friends of The World
What would life be without friends? A sad place, for sure! Friends are there to share experiences, fun, intimacy… what do you expect from your friends? What are you ready to do for them? How do you show them you...
Nelson Mandela is 93
This modern hero has on 18th July his 93th birthday and has spent 67 years serving the world at large. Black and white as colours symbolizing more than anything else the meaning of Mandela’s commitment: t...
Le’ts celebrate each one of us on the World Population Day!
We are close to reach 7 billions of human lives in our planet! Reason to celebrate the World Population Day, on 11th July as well as the first contribution arrived from C...
Korea, we are coming!
Big news: we have been invited by the Seoul Design Foundation to hold a two-day workshop presenting our activities and spearhead projects. We will be there on 7 and 8 J...
This is summer!
Summer has finally arrived! We can sunbathe, spend evenings on the beach, go on holiday, and what else? What comes to your mind when you think of summer? If you had to choose only one imag...
Summer solstice!
21st June: the longest day in the year, since ever a turning point in the calendar, light wins over darkness, summer over winter, we leave chilly weather and heavy clothes behind us and are ready for bikinis and fun! This seems to have been the in...
World Refugee Day
The World Refugee Day is the celebration created in 2000 by the United Nations to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. Though public attention seems sometimes not to think about it, there are millions ...
Our only single planet
Over the last decades we have experienced a growing sensibility towards the environment and the planet. Unfortunately, we are still far from a lifestyle model that really respects t...
To our mums…
She sings us lullabies and takes care of us when we are sick. She knows better than anyone our flaws and our merits. She’s loving and strict. She’s there when we need her. She’s our mum.  In many countries of the ...
Popstar Easter
Here is an unconventional approach to the most important Christian celebration! Giuseppe Piscaglia used the traditional images related to Easter like eggs...
Books and roses for lovers in Barcelona
Once upon a time, a prince had to fight against a dragon to save his princess… It sounds like the usual fairy tale, but it is much more than this! It’s about roses, books and Valentine. We learnt it thanks to the teams of Elis...
Power to the women! in Milan and Munich
Since 1909 the world celebrates on 8th March the International Women’s Day. Does it make sense today to dedicate one day to women? Do we still need to fight for women’s rights? What do you associate with the celebration of w...