Category Archives: Graphic design

Why publishing needs an injection of «vinyl»

A while ago Paolo Priolo, editor in chief of Klat Magazine told me that «there is no future», according to him, for paper publishing. None more than those who work in this field know how much the sector is actually suffering … Continue reading

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«I want to take a position». An interview with Klat’s editor in chief

When it was born, in 2009, Klat was a small editorial case: a paper magazine, created by an independent publisher who openlu refused all commercial mantras (no concessions to advertisers) and who proudly went against the tide in terms of … Continue reading

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FuoriSalone for friends // ARCHIVIO SACCHI: Don’t wait till you’re old to end up in an archive

What is it? A collective exhibition of young designers who will present mainly self-produced items. A list of all participants can be downloaded here. Why is it worth it? It will be interesting to see the place where industrial design for years … Continue reading

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About dogs and books

We have already talked about Heads and their policy of silent celebration of creativity (see: And today we have the proof that it actually works since Mondadori has trusted them with the new communication campaign for the Oscar books! The … Continue reading

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For a home full of colours

For décor enthusiasts, Lisa Bengtsson is a certainty. If you don’t know her, here is a nice video of her studio, filled up with her wallpaper, fabrics, objects, all realized with her very particular graphic style that plays with patters and … Continue reading

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H: a small, precious magazine about creativity

Every now and then I receive a small, mysterious magazine. It’s called H and it always has a nice cover, followed by a series of images of photographic or graphic words, the biography of the artist and that’s it. Minimal … Continue reading

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Give words some freedom!

Who has never toyed with fonts? Who has never given in to the temptation of selecting one particular word and the click on Symbols to see what comes out of it? Young korean designer Kyuhyung Cho (, you can find … Continue reading

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Designers’ secrets

How do illustrations come to life? Do artists still use pencils and erasors or just computers and tablets? How do ideas spring to mind and how can one articulate them in ever changing concepts? How to translated a thought into … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race: now illustrated on Nowness

The Volvo Ocean Race, that brings the crème de la crème of sailing around the world every 4 years may not be familiar to all. So here comes handy a very nice infographic provided by Column Five Media from San … Continue reading

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Paper & teatowels with style

A style suggestion from Lambrate, the former working class Milan district now turned into an experimental design hub: to give (designed) wrapping paper as a present. In the catalogue of the exhibition Wrap that he curated (opening tomorrow at the … Continue reading

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