Fabian De Smet

I found very intriguing the work of Fabian De Smet, a young and talented creative graphic designer, that started off very young as a legal graffiti artist in France. Fabian, how did you approach the project Tribute to Madiba? I started with quite a lot of research, making quite a lot of  drafts for the calculations, effects, trials. I had to try it first on some smaller prototypes, than I … Continua a leggere Fabian De Smet

Antonio Pace: 25 years between corporate type and art

How do you approach the project for a corporate typeface? I start from a basic consideration: renouncing to the characterization of every verbal expression is equivalent to renouncing to a universe subliminal messages, packaged directly on the ontological plan of a brand. It must be said that making typefaces for the generic typesetting and making typefaces for identity systems is not at all the same thing. Every typographic … Continua a leggere Antonio Pace: 25 years between corporate type and art

Omage to Rudyard Kipling’s IF

If only Italian graphic designers could be so good at copying something like american collegues, without alwais concerning about meanings, if only in our universities and colleges were less people concentrated on themself and the importance of their academic role, if only they were a Little bit younger, if everytime wasn’t about politic, if smart small studio like many i met in this blog were … Continua a leggere Omage to Rudyard Kipling’s IF

Feeding young graphic designers

Saturday afternoon I went to the Triennale Design Museum with my family because  they organized a graphic workshop for children named Mr.Guttemberg, part of a program of workshop to help children express their creativity. They briefly explained the children the main rule “typography is a mirror job” giving them a single sponge made of polistirene (the one used for flowers) and a box full of … Continua a leggere Feeding young graphic designers