My cover for Interni Magazine, transforming subway cars on the occasion of the NY Design Week 2019. International issue in English and Italian, you can find it in NY too.
Would you let a robot walk your dog? My take on robotics and artificial intelligence on the special innovators issue of the The New Yorker
My illustration for the New York Times Website about annoying Facebook Notifications
It's been a great pleasure for me to create these illustrations for Jessica Delfino’s "The Parent’s Real Guide To Summer 'Fun'", an article filled with suggestions on how to get the most out of your summer if you have kids. The article is very fun (for non-parents too) and it's online now on Parenting section of The New York Time
Spot Illustrations for Monocle Magazine, special issue on the famous furniture fair Salone del Mobile 2019, Milan.
"Stop lying about your life on social media"
Article by Michael Arceneaux on NBC. Art direction by Kara Haupt
Illustration for Social Paper Magazine, brand new Shanghai-based publication exploring designers' journeys from their original vision to the final presentation of a collection. This about questions from a designer to a CEO. Art direction by MMBP.
BASE defines itself as a as “a Learning Machine that establish a dialogue between different creative communities”. That's my chaotic interpretation of it as a kind of Goldberg machine. Made during my art residency by Illustri Festival at BASE, Milan.
Illustration for Spring edition of Spiegel Magazine. This comes together with the review of the discussed novel "Motherhood" by Sheila Het. The book is about deciding whether to have a child or not.
Melancholic fountain pen and hyper-active lens for Institutional Investor website. The article "Confessions of a Content Marketer" is about how the figure of writers/copywriters has morphed into the content marketers. The writer has lost his crown referring to the concept of “content is the king” by Bill Gates. The lens instead stands for new kind of content marketer. He is always in a hurry to research and create new contents that must be always measurable and produce a return on investments.
Published on Wallpaper Magazine February 2019 Issue. Aiming to explore what design can do to alleviate the devastating damage caused by the human race to the environment and society since the Industrial revolution, ‘Broken nature’ at La Triennale di Milano is curated by Italy-born Paola Antonelli, the senior curator of the Department of Architecture and Design at new York’s MoMA.
For New York Magazine. In New York, monstera-plant-adorned places are very common and they are usually design-oriented stores or cool membership coworking spaces. Now the trend is also spreading through medical startups or practices. In these natural-filled-light places can get your full-body physical, facial treatments on cool Hay armchairs, cryotherapy, acupuncture IV or simply freeze your eggs while drinking a matcha tea surrounded by fiddle-leaf figs.
For Monocle Winter Issue. I also wrote some thumbnails to explain this a bit :)
1) This Christmas treat yourself well and revisit one of the television classics.
2) In the UK Christmas businesses used to close down for twelve days during 1500 and Puritans thought that this was both a waste and a sin and they banned Christmas for a decade.
3) Forget summer. Be a responsible tourist and visit in winter for an undiluted Athenian experience. It’s cheaper and cooler but it’s also far more charming
4) Forget glitzy chalets, it’s the family-owned Alpine stopovers that hit the highest heights
5) “Heise” Japan’s imperial era means “realization of peace” and Emperor Akihito was the ruler of it. he represents compassion, honesty and kindness; he has become the symbol of the nation. But he is due to abdicate at the end of April 2019. Peace!
6) What means “Fog of war” during the Era of Social Media.
Nowadays you can rent absolutely everything (jewelry, dresses, tools, kitchen utensils…) and this hopefully will change our consumption habits and make our wardrobes and houses more sustainable.
Quick and small drawings for Die Zeit articles about foreign language teachers with no experience abroad but only theoretical knowledges and Germany groupies in Arab countries.
I’m one of 21 creatives that were asked to create an artwork to promote the opening of the first Apple Store in Milan.
This is my illo inspired by the question “What are you doing tomorrow Milan?”. It’s all about what the bustling minds of Milanese people are thinking.
I was also invited to do a live performance at the Apple Store opening and to lecture at Today at Apple. You can check them going to my website section “Specials” .
Pet therapy, giant slides, yoga classes, spa, swimming pools, dental office, golf courses and wedding chapels are what now big airports offer to their bored or either stressed out passengers. On Icon Magazine.
On Esquire, first issue of the Italian magazine. For Philip Di Salvo’ s piece about how Facebook influenced the outcome of the american elections.
Mr. Thumb Up is my imaginary candidate.
Any resemblance to real events and/or to real persons is purely coincidental.
Illustrations for Die Zeit about german schools: apparently primary schools infrastructures are not that good and some german children still struggle with reading.
Various illustrations for Daily Shouts column on The New Yorker website. Art Direction Kara Haupt.
Imagining the YOOX Land for notebooks and stickers for YOOX .
On going collaboration with Icon Magazine, monthly column running since 2016. Posted here only a small selection of them.
Art Direction Silvia Carollo / Davies Costacurta.
Two men rigged a $160,000 pigeon race in China last year by smuggling birds aboard a bullet train during the race.
The NYT Book Review 3
Review by Judith Shulevitz on “Natural Causes” by Barbara Ehrenreich.
The book views excessive health measures (preventive medical screenings, concepts of wellness, mindfulness, dietary fads & fitness culture) as overwrought and committed to supplying an ongoing cultural cycle of denial in the wake of the inevitability of death regardless of how healthy we are.
Art Direction Matthew Dorfman
Germany, history and funny facts about this country.
Some small and random details of the latest illustration made for Les Ecos Weekend
A selection of a serie of illustrations made for a special issue of Icon Design on the occasion of the Milan Design Fair.
Art Direction Davies Costacurta
Very simple brief: Coroutines are computations which allow the developers to write more concise, asynchronous code to handle more computationally intensive tasks.
Asynchronous code introduce "sleep" and “delay” in functions of code as they run. A "builder" accepts the suspending functions as parameters which define the coroutine.
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Semaphore is a company that is hired under very extreme circumstances to remove the general partner of a financial fund. Art Direction Kymberly Lum.
John Devore’s short story on comfort foods.
The story takes place at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino, before it closed in 2014. Woolly it’s a magazine about food published by McSweeneys’s.
Art direction Sunra Thompson
Series of maps made for La Parisienne Magazine.
Best places to grab a drink, enjoy openairs or sink into gaming in Paris.
Frank Zappa said
"I don't give a fuck if they remember me at all"
But we'll always do.
Illustration for 24 IL Magazine, article about 'Dance Me This,'
the final album recorded by Frank Zappa
before his death in 1993 and his 100th official LP.
Art direction: Francesco Franchi
John Grisham is best known for his popular legal thrillers.
But with his “Camino Island”, out on June 2017, he is taking a vacation from writing his usual novels.
Starring a precious Fitzgerald’s manuscript, a shady beachfront book dealer and a writer who's dispatched to find out more about him.
Art Direction Matthew Dorfman
Illustration on Drop Culture, hype about it on social media, crazy releases and what makes us want to shop a Drop. #dropculture
Ongoing collaboration with
Take off and enjoy the flight with EnRoute, AirCanada's inflight magazine.
This is a small part of a long serie about dining etiquette around the world.
Illustrations for an interview with Amy Chua: her regrets and self-critism on Les Échos Weekend. Her book "The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" races the rewards and pitfalls of a Chinese mother's exercise in extreme and strict parenting.
Rules for women of a successful business lunch.
On Flair Magazine. Art direction SM
Is color forecasting a self-fulfilling prophecy?
Who listens to who? Is the research of the decision makers really fundamental for brands and businesses?
The website denounces cases of sexual harassment in France and in the french show business.
How to help parents to interest their kids into books and make them explore a whole new world.
Origami serie for Matches Man goes on.
Illustration for David Abram's piece on The New York Times.
An article about politicians taking advantage of veterans for their own campaigns.
I’ve been working with Rivista Studio for different enquires. This is a collection of some of the illustrations I did for them in the past two years. Art direction Tommaso Garner
Small illustrations made for Re:porter, which is a travel and lifestyle magazine for Canadian Porter Airlines.
Digital software companies are increasing there presence and are improving the way offices are run and changing the office environment.
Art direction by Winkreative agency.
Ultimo Uomo is a wise web-project about sport and contemporary pop culture. These are my illustrations for their guide to the NBA.
Illustration for Il Tascabile on holidays reading tips.
Do some in-depth reading wherever you are.
Le Monde commemorates the anniversary of Charlie Hebdo's attack with a special issue on IS.
These are my visual representations of "Dix mots pour comprendre l’Etat Islamique / Ten words to understand IS".
Who's Don Draper for real?
How this restless character is developed
throughout all the Mad Mens seasons?
Some illustrations for IL, monthly magazine of Sole 24 Ore.
Art direction: Francesco Franchi
In 2016 I had the chance to work for Tacchini, a furniture company based in Italy. I illustrated their catalogues an this is a small selection of what I did for them. Art direction Think Work Observe.
Cheerful illustrations for a sad topic: 20 pages of articles and interviews about ending an adult relationship. These are my illustrations for, I still love them even if it’s an old project.
Series of spot illustrations of suggested fashion items.
Dash Magazine UK, Janury Issue 2014.