Antonio De Rosa
Chief Design Officer
Antonio offers Wor(l)d his internationally recognized creativity, design, marketing, and communication skills.
As the winner of the Photokina Star Awards in 2014, and recipient of the Innovation Award for two years in a row in 2014 and 2015, at the CES in Las Vegas—the most important technology fair in the world— Antonio is well renown in his field for his futuristic concepts. Having accurately predicted the arrival of the Apple Watch in 2010 and some other devices, his technological forecasts of innovative devices, featured in his designs and drawings, have been published in some of the world’s most prominent magazines, including Wired, Gizmodo and Forbes.
Antonio was globally recognized for his invention of the Socialmatic Camera, which was licensed to Polaroid PLR Holding, and is the first Instant Digital Smart Camera created through an agreement with Polaroid.
He is also CEO of Socialmatic LLC and owner of ADR Studio Design and Communication. His creative career found its start at a very young age, when he began work as a graphic designer and project manager in the gaming industry. After completing his Master’s degree in Communication and Marketing, with a specialty in Creative Direction, Antonio offered his services to several leading agencies in Italy, the U.S., and Asia, as a Senior Graphic Designer, Web Designer and Art Director.
He broadened his IT-industry experience through several international campaigns, wherein he fostered his passion for industrial design, and developed products for smart phone producers, hi-fi systems, and home entertainment kits.