Italian Design Days @ IDS at Cappelleria Bertacchi, with Naba, Domus Academy Milano, Istituto Marangoni

Date and time

5 October 2020
and October 6th - from 1 pm to 3 pm


Cappelleria Bertacchi, 131 Water Street #121, V6B 2K8, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Cappelleria Bertacchi, 131 Water Street #121, V6B 2K8, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Open House


Open to all public


Date: October 5 and October 6

Time: 1pm – 3pm


Come meet alumni of Naba – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Domus Academy and Istituto Marangoni for a chat regarding their life changing study experience in Italy and the mark that ”Italianness” left in their design career. Learn more about study and career opportunities in the design and fashion world.


This event is part of the “Italian Design Days @ IDS” organized by ITA Italian Trade Commission, the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West. To learn more and browse the full calendar of events, visit


For more info:

If you wish to receive more information about this event or browse the list of events hosted by the Italian Design Days @IDS, please visit You can also contact us at or 604.682.1410 (M/F 9am – 5pm).


The steps we are taking to keep our participants, staff and the public safe are described below:


  • We will ask guests not to attend if you are sick, if you travelled outside of BC in the past 14 days, if you have been advised to self-isolate, if you have been exposed to covid19.
  • Reservation in advance is required for some showrooms.
  • Limited capacity – We will accept only a limited amount of people inside each showroom at any given time.
  • We will ask guests to respect social distance inside each showroom.
  • Masks or face shields are mandatory at the entrance and inside the showrooms for the whole duration of the visit.
  • Sanitation will be guaranteed during the check-in and at the showrooms’ premises.
  • We will ask guests to avoid touching the displayed furniture in the showrooms.


Find more Made in Italy around you! 

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Cappelleria Bertacchi produces Italian design handcrafted hats and head wear, and offers service of re-blocking, cleaning, customization, design and creation of custom pieces for special events (e.g. church hats, fascinators etc.)! Cappelleria Bertacchi is run by the Bertacchi family from Siena (Italy).

NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, is an international Academy focusing on arts and design. It is the largest private Academy in Italy, and the first one to have been recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), back in 1981.

Giulio Marangoni founded in 1935 the Istituto Artistico dell’Abbigliamento Marangoni. Istituto Marangoni has never stopped believing in the value of training, constantly updating its programmes to ensure they are in line with Italian and international market needs.

The Most Visionary Postgraduate Design School. Domus Academy is a place where designers of the future can experience an open and cross-disciplinary environment. Students work with the most outstanding and visionary companies.