Alba Cappellieri is Full Professor of Jewelry and Fashion Accessories Design at Politecnico di Milano, where she is Director of the International Master's in Jewellery and Fashion Accessories and the Master's in Fashion Design, and teaches Brand and Product Management at Milano Fashion Institute (under the consortium with Politecnico di Milano, Bocconi University and Universita Cattolica). From 2013 to 2016 she taught Design for Innovation at Stanford University. Alba Cappellieri is a member of the Scientific Council at the Van Cleef & Arpels School of Jewelry Arts in Paris and an advisor with the Creative Academy of the Cologni Foundation in Milan. She was appointed Ambassador of Italian Design for Italian Design Day in Osaka in 2017, in Sydney in 2018 and in Baku in 2019. Since 2014, she has been Director of the Museo del Gioiello jewelry museum in Basilica Palladiana in Vicenza, Italy's first museum exclusively dedicated to jewelry. Her recent publications include: Gioielli, Dall'Art Nouveau al 3d Printing (Skira, 2018), Catene, gioielli tra storia, funzione e ornamento(Silvana Editoriale, 2018), Brilliant (Corraini, 2016), Gioielli alla Moda (Corraini, 2016), Gioielli sentimentali (Marsilio, 2014), Il design italiano incontra il gioiello, with M. Romanelli (Marsilio, 2013).