Sole Sans: il nuovo carattere per il Sole24ore

Il progetto di un nuovo carattere esclusivo per Il Sole 24 ore è stato sviluppato dalla Cooperativa Anonima Servizi Tipografici (CAST). Il Sole Sans doveva accordarsi stilisticamente al Sole Serif, il carattere disegnato nel 2010 per Il Sole da Luciano Perondi, oggi membro e co-fondatore di CAST. Inoltre doveva essere adatto a schemi, grafici e tabelle a corpi molto ridotti, ma doveva anche mostrare sufficiente … Continua a leggere Sole Sans: il nuovo carattere per il Sole24ore

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

Drinkable book

The Drinkable Book is both a water filter and an instruction manual for how and why to clean drinking water. This technology (pAge drinking paper) uses a thick, sturdy sheet of paper embedded with silver nanoparticles, which are lethal for microbes. This paper was created and shown to be highly antibacterial during Theresa’s Ph.D. at McGill University. Additionally, these filters meet US EPA guidelines for … Continua a leggere Drinkable book

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

vegetable ink

Ink made from vegetable waste, Estratto. The concept is based on anthocyanins, pigments of flowers and fruits. Their colour is from red to blue, depending on the amount of ph of the container. Red cabbage, black carrot, cherry, currant, grape, strawberry, raspberry are plenty of anthocyanins. The formula: So pick a red cabbage, cut it and put in water, boil for 15/30 minutes, filter the … Continua a leggere vegetable ink