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Ila Colombo is an accomplished Creative&Art Director and Design Strategist, with over 8 years of experience within the world of Design, Art, Interiors, Architecture, and Branding. Her unique perspective combines AI innovations, product & furniture design, digital artworks, museum exhibitions, art installations, and conceptual works that push the boundaries of creative innovation.


With a passion for sustainable practices, algorithmic and biomorphic design, Ila has made her mark in one of the leading design studios in the world, Ross Lovegrove Studio, offering creative and art direction, design thinking, development, and strategy for projects related to commercial objects, speculative experimental works, AI iterations and applications, brand partnerships, and international exhibitions.


Her dedication to exploring the intersection of design, technology, and sustainability has led her to work on a few personal art projects and venture into the world of startups. Recently, as a co-founder of DEOND - Design Beyond Imagination, Ila is revolutionising the industry by combining technology and AI with human expertise and creativity.




As a branding expert, I dive deep into the essence of your brand to create a comprehensive branding strategy that resonates with your target audience. My approach to distinct visual identities and narrative  communicates your brand's values, vision, and unique selling points.


My strategic thinking develops a solid foundation for your creative projects, aligning your goals and values. I identify opportunities, assess challenges, and provide actionable insights to drive your design projects and brand forward.


I am passionate about exploring new avenues of design and creative expression. Through extensive research and analysis, I identify the latest trends and innovative solutions that can elevate your brand's visual language, products portfolio and narrative.

Creative Direction

With my experience in art direction, I craft impactful visual stories that captivate and engage your audience. I bring together diverse elements to create a cohesive, memorable experience across various platforms.

and AI

As an early adopter of web3 and AI technologies, I understand its transformative potential for the design industry. I explore and integrate AI&web3 solutions to create innovative, decentralised experiences, connecting your brand with the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Art pieces

I have always been passionate about pushing the boundaries between design and art, creating one-of-a-kind pieces that not only serve a functional purpose but also make a bold statement. My approach to design-art is rooted in the belief that each piece should embody a perfect blend of form, function, and artistic expression.

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Recently invited as a keynote speaker, I passionately engage with industry and creative sector events to shed light on the new era of AI within creative processes. Through captivating lectures, I demystify the potential of AI-driven innovation, paving the way for groundbreaking possibilities in design and beyond. My mission is to inspire audiences with a compelling vision of the future, where cutting-edge technology intertwines seamlessly with artistic expression and tangible outcomes.


With a passion for blending artistry and cutting-edge technology, I specialize in offering brands, online, and printed publications an extraordinary experience with AI-aided photography. Through the seamless integration of AI and innovative technologies, I curate and create high-quality, high-resolution photographic content that captivates audiences and elevates visual storytelling to new heights

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