first attempt

Posted by on May 31, 2011 in designer | 2 Comments

at type design:   Concept: grid constructed font, using one based on overlapped triangles and diagonals.

typo london

Posted by on May 28, 2011 in designer | 4 Comments

  I got my ticket! Who wants to join me?

nibbles, by Santi

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in images | One Comment

   

Maiausflug

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in images, my sons are smarter than me | No Comments

May is apparently field trip month around here. Everywhere you go, schoolchildren invasions. Well Saturday it was our turn, too. D’s preschool organised a little hike with final BBQ and commando slide.

for Paola

Posted by on May 20, 2011 in images, my sons are smarter than me | 3 Comments

Paola is a little girl who, like Damiano, was born way too early. I just wish someone had showed me something like this during the 3 months he spent in the hospital.      

a preview of my homework

Posted by on May 18, 2011 in art, designer | No Comments

Or rather, a preview of something pretty that will be part of my homework: Processing generated graphics, starting with a recording of Santi while chatting himself to sleep, or with KISS’s I was made for loving you baby…. they still need a bit of tweaking before I can proceed to my actual work but I […]

portrait.

Posted by on May 17, 2011 in art, my sons are smarter than me | No Comments

Damiano was asked to draw a picture of me for mother’s day. This is the most anthropomorphic thing he’s ever drawn (though it looks like an ostrich with a svastika-head), and I’m flattered because I know orange is his favourite colour.

does this tensegrity dome make me look fat?

Posted by on May 10, 2011 in designer, images | No Comments

  A fantastic conference and workshop at My University with two design professors of Musashino (I love that word. musashino musashino musashino) University in Japan. We learned tons about Japanese aesthetic, design approaches, and a dash of craftulence and hands-on problem solving… Also, I’m pooped. update: The big one:

can’t believe my luck!

Posted by on May 3, 2011 in prattle | 6 Comments

I found a website that sells shoes for size 12 cinderellas like me and ships to Italy… and thanks to the strong euro, they are a steal. I’m so giddy.  I bought these shoes to go with my  baby blue dress below. Can you tell I’m so excited about the wedding? and also, right after […]