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Pt. 2.2: Ad Campaign by Franco Grignani

In 1952 Franco Grignani had partnered with A & L, a printing and advertising company that gave him unprecedented freedom with his designs. During this partnership, a pharmaceutical company called Dompé asked Grignani to do a series of advertisements for them, because they valued his work so much. The owner of Dumpé (coincidentally also named…

Pt. 2.1: Book covers by Franco Grignani

The work above is one of 16 book covers that was designed by Franco Grignani in 1969. Penguin Books  publishing house was facing an economic crisis so Penguin hired a new art director David Pelham commissioned Grignani to draw attention back to Penguin. Grigani’s work was perfect for this job because of his experimental photography…

Pt. 1: Franco Grignani

In 1908 Franco Grignani was born in Pieve Porto Morone in the north of Italy. Not much is known about his childhood, but his impact in the world of design began early. After attending a technical high school he entered the University of Pavia, where he got involved with the second generation futurists movement in…