Cabaret Typographie is a typography workshop located in Milan: an artisanal shop focused on experimentation. A passion for graphics and a strong attraction to typefaces. Cabaret Typographie actively works in the field of graphics and typography. Their works often appear in several contemporary letterpress exhibitions.
Linocut and India ink
Paolo Guidotti was born in Florence in 1938. Since 1961, he has lived and worked in Milan. Apart from working intensely in the publishing industry (art director at Rizzoli Libri, author of covers for Mondadori, Longanesi, de Agostini, Rusconi, SugarCO, Club degli Editori) and as an illustrator for newspapers and periodicals like Il Messaggero and La Repubblica, he has always been an author of 3D works, characterized by the delicate use of the materials he found. In 1988, Italia Grafica, presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair, dedicated a section to him. His works are also featured in the New Yorker and in the New York Times Book Review.
Wooden sculptures and mixed techniques on paper
Chiara Carrer has illustrated and designed for the publishing industry for more than twenty years. She graduated in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, and in engraving from the School of Ornamental Arts San Giacomo. Since 1990, she has published more than one hundred books all over Europe: “Il Grande Ploff”, “Otto Karotto”, “Cappuccetto rosso”, “A qui la faute?”.
“Alice racconta”, “Aux petits enfants” and the series of “Lutin” have received highly significant acknowledgements like the Apel Les Mestres award, the UNICEF award, Il battello a Vapore award, the Andersen award, the Osterreichischen Kinder- und Jugendbuch Illustrationspreis, the mention Premio Bologna ragazzi Prima Infanzia at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the special mention at the Premio Ilustrarte Biennale Internazionale d'illustrazione per l'infanzia. In the year 2000, she was awarded with the Golden apple prize of Bratislava.
“Il Lord delle Liane”, “Bambine terribili”, “ABC”, “Troisdorfer Bilderbuch Preis”, “Progetto Alice”, “Alice et Peter”, “Il Gigante Egoista”, “Eine imaginare bibliothek”, “Arlequin” are only some of the many personal and collective, national and international exhibitions that have displayed her works over the years.
In 1997, she won the Catalonia Biennial Prize Illustracia de llibres per a infants, and in 2004, the Montreuil People of the Future contest invited her to be a member of the panel. Today Chiara is a professor of illustration at ISIA, in Urbino, and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna.
From classic handwriting to writing on big walls, to typography and printing with movable typefaces.
Luca Barcellona works in Milan as a freelance graphic designer and calligraphist. Letters are the main component of his works. He teaches handwriting with the Italian Calligraphic Association and organizes workshops in various European cities. In his work, he seeks to combine the manual skills of an ancient art like writing with the languages and tools of the digital era. Apart from participating in several independent projects, his works have also appeared in several publications. He has recently published his first monographic book, “Take Your Pleasure Seriously”, with Lazy Dog Press, the publishing house where he is also a partner. His studies in the field of lettering range from classic handwriting to writing on big walls, up to typography and printing with movable typefaces.
“L’inventario di fine secolo con la mano sinistra” (Fin de siècle inventory with the left hand), a project focused on topics illustrated by images coming from the culture of our century and executed with the left hand on used postcards. More than 100 postcards on which the artist interprets the masterpieces of the 20th century.
Lucia Pescador was born in Voghera in 1943. She graduated from the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan. She has mainly worked on paper, specializing in painting. Her works have been exhibited in private galleries across Europe, the United States, and Asia. “L’inventario di fine secolo con la mano sinistra” (Fin de siècle inventory with the left hand) is a project focused on topics illustrated by images coming from the culture of our century and executed with the left hand on used postcards.
In Julia Binfield’s canvases and paintings, the objects we choose for our home are described with glee and lightness in a free narrative flow that invites us to explore each work and find our own way among words and images.
29 jugs for 2009 is an example of the entertaining and ordered accumulation of objects, numbers and messages that come together to create a classification in which every jug is different from the next in shape and origin.
Julia Binfield is from London. She studied at the Saint Martins School of Art. In 1980, she moved to Italy and she now lives and works in Milan. She is a graphic designer, illustrator and painter. Among her acknowledgements are: British Design and Art Direction, European Illustration, Art Directors Club Italiano and Italian Illustrators’ Association. She now works mainly on personal projects and exhibits in England and in Italy. Her research employs different techniques and materials. It is spontaneously focused on topics like architecture, design, food, and plants.
Via Tagliamento, 1
20139 Milano, Italia
T. +39 02 53 92 151
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