Info
 
I live and work mainly in Milan, Italy.
mail
info@francescadepalma.com  /  francesca.86.depalma@gmail.com
skype
francescadepalma_
portfolio
Portfolio on CargoCollective (–2013)
website
www.francescadepalma.com
link & social
Zabar  /  Quadernini  /  Digital Lentezza  /  LinkedIn  /  Instagram  /  Pinterest
Skills
Languages
Italian mother tongue  /  English very good  /  French good  /  Spanish basic
Software
On MAC OS + Windows:
Adobe InDesign  /  Illustrator  /  Photoshop  /  Premiere (basic)  /  AfterEffects (basic)
Microsoft Office Suite  /  Pages  /  Numbers  /  Keynote
AutoCad  /  Rhinoceros  /  TileMill (map design software)
FontLab Studio (basic)  /  Wordpress platform (basic)
Expertise
Editorial design, typography, lettering, corporate identity, illustration, infographics and maps, book binding and printing, exhibition design, graphic representation for architecture, wayfinding design
Interests
Book design, digital archives, future of the book, digital and traditional publishing, artists' books  +  design, architecture, graphic representation of the architectural project, design history, intersections between graphic and architecture  +  book binding, analogic and improper printing methods, sewing, embroidery, drawing, music, photography, DIY
Education
2008 – 2013
Master degree in Communication Design - School of Design, Polytechnic of Milan
Thesis: La collaborazione tra autore e grafico nella progettazione del libro (The collaboration between author and graphic designer in the design of the book)
2005 – 2008
Bachelor degree in Industrial Design - School of Architecture, Polytechnic of Bari
Thesis: Comunicare il museo, narrare l’archeologia: identità e corporate image del Museo Archeologico di Bari (Communicating the museum, narrating archaeology: identity and corporate image of the Archaeological Museum of Bari)
2001 – 2005
High school diploma (classical studies) - Two languages (English and French)
Liceo Classico "Matteo Spinelli", Giovinazzo (BA)
I've worked for
 
Attoma Paris  /  SSA Scandurra Studio Architettura  /  One Works  /  FTA Filippo Taidelli Architetto  /  Communication Hub  /  Palladio Museum, Vicenza  /  Fondazione Piero Portaluppi, Milano  /  Peck Seoul  /  Humanitas University  /  Humanitas Research Hospital  /  Tenova  /  Moncler  /  Cheil Italia  /  UAA Unione Agenti Axa  /  Studiogi  /  La memoria del mondo Editore
Experiences
2019 —
Collaboration with Attoma Paris and ID Matter, Milano
Information design and wayfinding design projects concerning French and Italian public transport
2019
  • "Lungo il Naviglio Grande: comuni, ville e palazzi storici", by Francesca Rognoni
    Graphic design, illustrations and map design for the historical-artistic guide, sponsored by Italia Nostra - Naviglio Grande section
    Published by La memoria del mondo Editore, Magenta
 
Collaboration with Studiogi – Poé Matteo George, Milano
  • Design and development of the studio coordinate image (print/web)
  • Graphic design of materials for competitions
 
Graphic Designer for Cheil Italia, Milano, web and in-store graphics for Samsung Italia
2018
Freelance Digital Designer for Moncler, Milano, support for some projects curated by the Digital Design office
2016
– 2019
Collaboration with FTA – Filippo Taidelli Architetto, Milano
  • Design and development of the studio coordinate image (print/web)
  • 2016 - 2018  /  Humanitas University Campus, wayfinding design for the new university campus and the students residencies, Rozzano (Milano) and Bergamo
  • 2017  /  Tenova Campus, wayfinding design for the new headquarters, Castellanza (Varese)
2015
Collaboration with One Works – An Italian Hub for Architecture, Infrastructure, Urban Engineering, Milano
  • Development of the studio coordinate image (print/web)
  • Graphic design, presentations, competitions
  • 2015  /  Doha Red Line North Metro Stations: one work in progress, graphic and exhibition design for the event, Fuorisalone 2015, Via Statuto, Milano
2014
– 2018
Collaboration with SSA – Scandurra Studio Architettura, Milano
  • Design and development of the studio coordinate image (print/web)
  • Graphic design, presentations, competitions
  • Collaboration in the concept design phase and research
  • 2018  /  MDF Italia Stand, graphic design for the stand, Salone del Mobile, Milano
  • 2018  /  Cape Cod travel agency, wallpaper design for their new offices, Vicenza
  • 2017 - 2018  /  Exhibitions series Milano Aperta, communication materials (print/web) and exhibition design, Via Paleocapa 7, Milano – collaboration with Urbanfile
  • 2014 - 2017  /  Palladio Museum, Vicenza, graphics for the exhibitions, communication materials, illustrations
  • 2015 - 2016  /  Fondazione Piero Portaluppi, Milano, graphics for the exhibitions and workshops, communication materials (print/web)
  • 2015  /  Portaluppi Architettura Spettacolo – Da Expo a Milano, communication materials (print/web) and exhibition design, Fondazione Piero Portaluppi, Milano
  • 2015  /  Gianni Berengo Gardin. Venezia e le grandi navi, graphics for the exhibition, communication materials (print/web),
    Negozio Olivetti, Venezia – Client: FAI - Fondo per l'Ambiente Italiano
  • 2015  /  Capocaccia Quirinale, coordinate image concept design of a new Capomondo restaurant, Ginevra
  • 2014 - 2015  /  Peck Store Concept Manual, design of the Concept Manual of new Peck stores
  • 2014  /  Peck Store Seoul, graphic design for the new store (packaging, labels, wayfinding design, etc)
2013
  • Video Ergo Sum, website graphic design and other communication materials (print/web), with Matteo Catacchio
  • Nel cuore della democrazia, illustrations, lettering and graphic layout for Farm, with Michele Galluzzo
  • Inuit — Produzioni per l'autorappresentazione, coordinate image of the association, con Roberta Cramarossa
  • Toblack#1 / Paesaggio_013, book series about poetry, designed with Zabar for Caratteri Mobili publishing house (Bari)
2012
  • The Chimps, Sicilian alternative rock band, visual identity, logotype, merchandise, flyer, album cover/li>
  • Mani Cucite, book binding primer, written, designed and published with Zabar, Rita Colacicco, Ilaria Roglieri, Filippo Taveri
2011
Internship at MoskitoDesign,, communication and graphic design studio, Varese (Italy)
  • Graphic design for various projects (print/web)
  • ViviAmo Laveno Mombello, graphic design of a touristic map of the town
Exhibitions & lectures
2018
My poster for Franco Battiato's album "L'era del Cinghiale Bianco" selected among the 30 winners of the contest
Dieci Copertine promoted by Italianism – On show in Napoli, may 10 — 20
2015
Paesaggio_013 selected in the "Professional" category for the AWDA - Aiap Women in Design Award – IIa edizione
on show in Milano, Expo Gate, july 12 — august 5, 2016
2015
2014
Collaboration as translator for the 4th and 5th edition catalogue of Fahrenheit 39,
festival della ricerca e del design nell'editoria in Italia
2014
Digital Self-Publishing Overview, lecture about selfpublishing and online publishing, prepared with and held by Jacopo Pompilii for the course "Sistemi editoriali per l'arte" held by prof. Marco Mancuso – Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo, april 2
 
Paesaggio_013 and my Master degree thesis La collaborazione tra autore e grafico… at Fahrenheit 39, festival della ricerca e del design nell'editoria in Italia – Armerie Almagià, Ravenna, march 7 — 9
2013
#LETSPUBLISH, selfpublishing and DIY workshop, lecture about selfpublishing and new publishing technologies, with Maria Rosaria Digregorio and Silvio Lorusso – Museo S. Castromediano, Lecce, october 18
 
MICROpiù Torino, Independent publishing festival – OGR Torino (during Operae), october 11 — 13
 
AIAP Community, Talk about the project Paesaggio_013 – Archivio Sacchi - Spazio MIL, Sesto S. Giovanni (Milano), june 8
 
Writing design on your desk, stationery design exhibition and market – Frigoriferi Milanesi, Milano, may 24 — 26
 
Paesaggio 013 at Salone Internazionale del Libro – Lingotto Fiere, Torino, may 16 — 20
2012
Mani Cucite at Fahrenheit 39, festival della ricerca e del design nell'editoria in Italia – Mutuo, Centro de Arte, Barcellona, april 20 — 23
 
Mani Cucite at Fahrenheit 39, festival della ricerca e del design nell'editoria in Italia – Galleria Ninapì, Ravenna, february 24 — 26
Attended workshop
2018
Python3 + Drawbot Basic course, held by Roberto Arista – Macao, Milano
2014
XY LAB New Publishing and Videomhacking workshop – Castrignano de' Greci, Lecce, july 17 — 31
 
Typortoghese, typography and movable type printing workshop – Luoghi Comuni Festival, Altamura, april 24 — 26
2011
Dati Sudati, typography workshop held by the association Thype! – Libreria 121+, Milano, july 9
2010
La machine ne fait pas tout, photolithography workshop held by Atelier Vostok – Libreria 121+, Milano, november 15 — 16
 
Vostok Mani Festa  /  typographic and printing workshop with self-produced stamps, held by Atelier Vostok – Spazio K, Milano, june 15 — 16
 
 

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