Piero Di Biase, Italy (2017)
Think Work Observe is an independent graphic design studio based in Udine (Italy), founded in December 2011 by Piero di Biase and Alberto Moreu. They work on commissioned projects in the...Read full biography
Think Work Observe is an independent graphic design studio based in Udine (Italy), founded in December 2011 by Piero di Biase and Alberto Moreu. They work on commissioned projects in the commercial, cultural and editorial sector, with a strong focus on typographic treatment, including the design and distribution of a range of original typefaces. Piero Di Biase is a self–taught graphic and type designer. After attending some basic Graphic Design courses and a Typography short course at Central Saint Martins in London, he had some experiences in printing companies and in 2005 he started his career as a Graphic Designer working and collaborating with agencies and freelances. With Think Work Observe he participating to international exhibitions in Europe and United States; as a type designer he has been invited in exhibitions in Switzerland and Germany. His fonts have been used by renowned practices and publishing houses.
Graphic Design Festival Scotland
The Lighthouse, Glasgow
Graphic Design Festival Scotland (GDFS) is an international organisation promoting creativity, innovation, collaboration and challenging ways of thinking through a programme of workshops, talks, discussions, exhibitions, competitions, music and public artwork.
The Bakery, Moscow
We’ve been among the twenty studios invited by The Bakery (Moscow) to participate to United Notions exhibition in Moscow and Berlin; curated by The Bakery (Moscow), printed by Bomb Screenprint, supported by Arjo Wiggins, the exhibition promotes understanding between Nations, focusing on some words that don’t have a real translation in foreign languages.
‘The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100’
High Museum, Atlanta
We’ve been invited by The Coca-Cola Company to reimagine the vintage Coca-Cola bottle imagery among more than 100 other designers and artist from 15 countries, using just red and black, to celebrate the first 100 years of the shape of the bottle.
Timeless Massimo Vignelli
Disseny Hub , Barcelona
Think Work Observe is proud to be among the selected participants of the exhibition Timeless Massimo Vignelli that will take place in Barcelona, starting from June 8th until August 31st at Disseny Hub Barcelona: using the typeface and the forms Mr. Vignelli adopted for New York City Transit Authority Manual, we reinterpreted them on a grid system based poster. The exhibition displays several artworks designed by selected participants like Spin, Experimental Jetset, Build, Clase BCN.
‘Platform for Typography and Type Design’ is the motto of the first IMPRINT Fair in Mainz. The trade show for font designers and font publishers was held on the 8th of June as part of the Call for Type event at the Gutenberg-Museum in Mainz.
Soirée graphique is a yearly exhibition around contemporary visual arts. For this year’s event, 31 graphic designers each created a poster - these designs were then re-interpreted by 31 international photographers.
MoMA, New York
Throughout the twentieth century, innovations in international avant-garde visual arts and design were often first expressed in the informal context of a magazine or journal. This exhibition, drawn from the holdings of The Museum of Modern Art Library, follows this practice into the twenty-first century, exploring the various ways in which contemporary artists and designers use the magazine as an experimental space. Our selected project is Shoppinghour Magazine.
The Font Market
Dezember Bücher, Zurich
The first ever font market took place in Zurich on 10 December during Dezember Bucher 2011. Font designers from Switzerland and abroad are invited to sell their own fonts, catalogues, and posters. European font designers are invited, enabling them to benefit from the excitement of mutual exchange and to present a unique, colourful array of products to a large and interested public.
You’re my Type
- TGM Typographische Gesellschaft München, Germany
Graphic Design Lecture
- Castello Sforzesco, Italy
- Bauhaus-University in Weimar, Germany
Basic Type Design Course
- Centro Espositivo Sloveno A plus A, Italy
TWO at Accademia di Venezia
- Accademia di Belle Arti, Venice, Italy