Francesco Franchi at Communico

Introducing Designing News
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013

This Saturday, Francesco Franchi introduces his new book Designing News to the audience at Lugano's graphic design conference Communico.

With Designing News, Franchi conveys his vision for the future of news and the media industry. Based on personal insight and experience, he offers valuable analysis and perspectives on the fundamental changes that are taking place in the way media is being used. Franchi explores consumer behaviors and expectations that represent the biggest challenges facing traditional publishing houses and broadcasting companies as well as journalists and designers.

Among the conference's speakers is also German graphic designer Mario Lombardo, he talks about melding emotional intensity with an intelligent design approach and about The Tender Spot. The full program online: Communico 2013.

Designing News

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Francesco Franchi’s perceptive book about the future of the news and media industries in our digital age.
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The Tender Spot

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
The first monograph on one of Germany’s most internationally renowned graphic designers.
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Francesco Franchi

On Visual Storytelling and New Languages in Journalism
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

Francesco Franchi is the art director for IL-Intelligence in Lifestyle, the monthly magazine of Il Sole 24 ORE, Italy’s leading financial daily.

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Mario Lombardo

More than the sum of its parts
Posted by Gestalten—09/2009

Content is King, and Kings can be demanding. Especially if they have to edit and design elaborate visual substance for magazines and books while juggling projects whether it be creating movie posters, typography, photography and corporate identity or logo design.

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Posted by Angie—01/2015

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