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2009 Milan

WHEN:

Saturday, 9 May 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Superstudio Piu
Via Tortona 27
Milano 20144
+39 02 422501
www.superstudiogroup.com

JUDGES:

Alessandro Favaron

ALESSANDRO FAVARON


BigChief Design

BIGCHIEF DESIGN
Digital Communication and Graphic Design Studio

BigChief Design is a Milan-based digital communication and graphic design studio founded by Daniela Berto and Luca Gentile, two passioned and inspired people with diverse backgrounds and expertise from marketing to design, from visual communication to technology. They work in graphic design and illustrations, 3D paper art, digital and interactive media.


www.bigchief.it

Giuseppe La Spada

GIUSEPPE LA SPADA

Born in 1974, researching to blend in a delicate mix graphic, photography and interaction, the new ways that technology offers with the poetry of the past. All starting from self-shot original organic stuff and after manipulated with digital opportunities. Finalizated to live performance or internet works. All the past experience in art, graphic digital music, makes him now a complete multimedia director for 360 works and events. Considered as one of the most interesting Italian internet creative (random exibart). In 2006 he met Ryuichi Sakamoto and created the nonprofit project 'Mono No Aware'. In 2007 he is the only Italian winner of the Webby awards (“The Internet's highest honor” The New York Times). In 2008 he strengthened the collaboration with Sakamoto and Fennesz following the two artists with his visual comments during the tournèe Cendre (with a final exibithion on Ground Zero in New York). He worked for prestigious Italian and international clients (Autogrill, Telecom Italia, Pirelli Re, Grandistazioni, Volkswagen, Nestlè, H3g, Siemens, etc). Various international publications, awards, workshop and lectures in Italy University. In 2006 the European Institute for Design in Rome granted him with the best career in visual art prize.


www.glsdesign.it

Mauro Gatti

MAURO GATTI

For over a decade Mauro Gatti has been at the forefront of new media design in Italy. Humorous, sharp and creative his work has been globally recognized. In 2004, Gatti co-founded Mutado, a creative studio with offices in London and Milan. He began his career as an interactive designer in the mid-90's and became highly influential through his personal space thebrainbox.com. Now he is working on projects in the new media, design and motion graphics fields. His main passion is illustration, Mauro loves to draw and put on paper all the ideas swimming in his head and he believes that a smile is the cheapest way to be happy, that's why he is always trying to capture the more comical side of life and make it a simple but funny and rememberable work. Mauro has developed work for MTV, Nike, Comedy Central, Paramount Comedy, Vodafone, Nickelodeon, 55Dsl and Disney.


www.thebrainbox.com

TV Boy

TV BOY
Artist

"TV Boy" is the pseudonym of the Italian artist Salvatore Benintende. Born in Palermo, Italy, in 1980. He grew up in Milan, where he broke into the art world via graffiti since 1996. After studying painting and illustration at the University of Bilbao in Spain, he graduated in Milan in Industrial Design, specializing in graphic art. He has so far put together exhibitions in several galleries around Europe and been involved in street events worldwide. His fresh ideas for images have already landed him prestigious commissions including: Hp, Smart, FIAT, Mini, Inoxcrom, Nescafè. He currently works in Barcelona where he runs his own navy-studio.


www.thetvboy.com

MILAN TEAM:

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JACOPO PERFETTI
Event Manager & Supervisor



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FRANCESCO FERRARI
Project Manager



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ALESSANDRO BERTOLDI
PR & Logistics



THE 2D DESIGNS

Michael Basso

Stefano Buffoni

Rubens Cantuni

Luca Fresc

Tiziano Fruet

Salvatore Giunta

Luca Laurenti

Stefano Polli

Stefano Buffoni

Luca Laurenti

Michael Basso

Stefano Polli

People's Choice Award

MILAN 2D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

MICHAEL BASSO

Michael's designs take inspiration from colours and shapes of the past to always create new and wanted works. He is a freelance graphic designer who does work for a lot of clubs, building their identity in northern Italy. He's also attending the New Technology for the Arts course at Fine Arts Academy in Venice.


Michael Basso
myColor myIdea

STEFANO BUFFONI

Shape, colour,…design is everything in my life! Love it!


Stefano Buffoni
myColor myIdea

RUBENS CANTUNI

Art director and self-taught illustrator. I find my inspiration in japanese/asian cultures, street art, tattoos, people and cultural icons. I like to work both with digital and traditional medias. I also run a visual arts blog: koikoikoi.com.


Rubens Cantuni
myColor myIdea

LUCA FRESC

A tall young designer from Milan, Luca graduated in graphic design from the European Institute for Design in 2008. He then started working for web and multimedia agencies, a job that he continues to practice today, with enthusiasm and many projects for the future.


myColor myIdea

TIZIANO FRUET

I've been a creative since I was young and started to work as a graphic designer at the age of fifteen. Now I'm actually sharing my life between the careers of a creative, trainer and consultant for Adobe Systems Italy. I especially love photomanipulation and special effects over images.


Tiziano Fruet
myColor myIdea

SALVATORE GIUNTA

I drink Coca Cola. I drink strawberry vodka and Redbull. I eat crispy chicken from Burger King. I watch Lost. I like triangles. I like squares. I do not play sports. I liked my math teacher in elementary school. I listen to Port Royal and many other groups. I have a broke gray Fiesta.


Salvatore Giunta
myColor myIdea

LUCA LAURENTI

Luca Laurenti, aka Mklane, is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director from Italy. He works in publishing and fashion for international clients such as Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone, Sportswear International, XL Magazine (La Repubblica), Urb Magazine, Cover, Toy2r, and Graniph. He has published his work in several books, most recently “Illustration Now 2” by Taschen.


Luca Laurenti
myColor myIdea

STEFANO POLLI

I am a freelance graphic designer working in Milan, Italy. My principal areas of work are exhibition design, motion graphics and visual communication. Worked for clients such as Triennale Milano, United Nations, and MTV. Currently working with AR|CH|IT Architetti Associati and Sugodesign. And I love to slice and chop vegetables.


Stefano Polli
myColor myIdea

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