Made in Italy, 2015. Fedrigoni, London. 9.5 x 13.25, pp. 80 with English text. Beautifully printed in Italy using a variety of fine Fedrigoni papers. Photography by Andrea Basile Studio. First-rate book design by Sea.
Made in Italy is a limited edition book and part of Fedrigoni’s “Design Series” four collectable booklets, each of which focuses on the works of one Italian graphic designer. This book celebrates twelve pioneer's of post–World War II Italian graphic design: Massimo Vignelli, Bob Noorda, Franco Bassi, Giancarlo Iliprandi, Mario Dagrada, Franco Maria Ricci, Mimmo Castellano, Silvio Coppola, Heinz Waibl, Giulio Confalonieri, Ilio Negri and Franco Grignani. Each profile includes a short text and superb large illustrated works.
With a Foreword by John Walters, Editor of Eye Magazine and an Introduction by Francesco E. Guida, Director of Aiap's (Italian Association of Visual Communication Design) Graphic Design Documentation Centre (CDPG) who carefully curated the selection of materials produced in this book.
A fine casebound book with only a slight hint of wear.