Posts Tagged "grid design"

December 30, 2010

Francesco Franchi

Francesco Franchi is the art director for Italian magazine IL – Intelligence in Lifestyle.  If you’ve got a soft spot for gorgeous infographics (check), well-set type (check), clean icon design (check), grid-heavy layout (check), and Commercial Type’s Publico typeface (well, now, check), then you’ve probably already clicked the link to Franchi’s portfolio or flickr stream and are kneedeep in his work.  I especially love the restrained cover design; we’re all so inundated with covers that are half covered up with text of the top 10 ways to know if your man is cheating on you or whoever is engaged or pregnant or whatever.  So nice to let the beautiful photography sing uninterrupted.


December 22, 2009



There’s plenty of strong Swiss inspired print work to be found at League. What’s impressive is that this is a small group of recent design graduates from Geneva yet their portfolio is surprisingly deep. I also like the first sentence in their ‘About’ section on the site…. “First of all, we want to congratulate you on having a look at our extended website.” Awesome.

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