Agenda perpetua Tipoteca

Silvana Amato

Writing time, giving it new shapes, is always a fascinating process. Abstract shapes which arrange time, as if to guide us in our actual days to come. This process is made even more fascinating and exciting when you're asked by Tipoteca Italiana to design such a calendar to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. Thus began a complex research process that, in a few months time, lead us to seek out and involve hundreds of type designers.

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    Silvana Amato, Italy (2018)

    For the past thirty years she has been working in the field of publishing design developing projects mainly in the cultural field. The publisher Laterza, the National Academy of Santa...

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    Writing time, giving it new shapes, is always a fascinating process. Abstract shapes which arrange time, as if to guide us in our actual days to come. This process is made even more fascinating and exciting when you're asked by Tipoteca Italiana to design such a calendar to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. Thus began a complex research process that, in a few months time, lead us to seek out and involve hundreds of type designers.

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    Silvana Amato, Italy (2018)

    For the past thirty years she has been working in the field of publishing design developing projects mainly in the cultural field. The publisher Laterza, the National Academy of Santa Cecilia, Teatro di Roma, the publisher 66thand2nd, Goethe-Institut, Nuova Consonanza, Fabriano paper factory, the Italian National Library are just some of her clients. Her projects are part of numerous international public collections and have won major awards, such as the Adi Design Index and the Fedrigoni Top Application Award. Since 2002 she has been teaching in various universities including La Sapienza in Rome, the Academy of Fine Arts in Frosinone and the Iuav University in Venice. She is currently teaching at the Isia in Urbino. As a member of the University Council she supports, in addition to her teaching career, the design culture, organizing a lively exchange and conferences with graphic designer from all over the world. She is co-director of the book series Scritture.