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“Out!” — Art and Urban Space, 1968-1976
This exhibition presented some significant instances in the relationship between art and urban space in Italy between 1968 and 1976.
Photography from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection
“Conversations” presented a selection of photographs from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection, one of the most diverse corporate collections in the world.
Modern and contemporary art in Milan
The Museo del Novecento, directed by Marina Pugliese, opened at the Palazzo dell’Arengario, in the very centre of Milan, in the autumn of 2010.
Fine Prints from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection
The building of social value
The goal of the Gold Medal for Italian Architecture is public promotion of contemporary architecture as a manufacturer of civic and environmental value, and looks at the discipline as a product of a lively dialogue between designers, clients and construction companies.
750 years of papermaking in Fabriano
You will find out about the history of paper in Fabriano: its secrets, its journeys, and some of the personalities who, from the 13th century onward, have used it to create immortal works and accomplish great deeds.
History of a passion
The visual identity we designed for the first Italian retrospective show devoted to Early-Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi took as its starting point the very idea that was used as a teasing element to kickstart the exhibition’s promotion: combining the opposite extremes of “ultra light” and “extra bold” typefaces, we obtained an A (for Artemisia) that shows and hides her most celebrated painting, Judith Slaying Holofernes.
Redesigning a leading art magazine’s international edition
In collaboration with Maciej Tajber, Massimo Pitis worked as a type-director on the ambitious task of redesigning the magazine in its international version: the first such revamping since the seventies.
WWI in the pages of the Corriere della Sera
A hundred years ago, WW1 changed the world and marked the transition to the new century. This book contains nearly 300 front pages from Corriere della Sera, Italy’s leading daily paper, in 1914-1918.
The Allure of Beauty
The strong bond that tied emperor Hadrian to this young man from Bithynia, as told through more than 50 sculpures, reliefs, gems and coins.
A project by Cesare Cicardini and Pitis
This valuable box contains 24 prints: portraits of the most important European Burlesque artistes. It also includes a booklet telling the behind-the-scenes stories of this old form of stage show, which in its new incarnation, following its success in the United States, has conquered Europe.
A lecture at the Type Directors’ Club, New York City
Massimo Pitis presented his work at the TDC’s Salon in New York City on the 6th of March, 2011.
On show at Milan’s Palazzo Reale
“Constantine, 313 AD. The Edict of Milan and the Age of Tolerance” was an exhibition organised by Milan’s Museo Diocesano and Electa to coincide with the 700th anniversary of Emperor Constantine I’s historic decree. It was held from October 2012 to March 2013.
Master Course in Graphic Design Management
Pitis designed the visual identity and all promotional materials for the Master Course in Graphic Design Management at the Department of Visual Arts of the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan. Massimo Pitis is the founder of the Master and was its coordinator it between 2006 and 2010.
Pocket book from Esperia
How Italians live with design everyday
Everybody is familiar with Italy’s famous food and the popular Vespa scooter. But not as many people have a very good knowledge of contemporary Italian graphic design, which spawned many other icons.
Italian graphic designers
A photographic typeface
A typographic research project through photography and bodies.
The emotions, the protagonists, the challenges, from the newspaper’s birth to the 30th Olympic Games
From cyclist Alfredo Binda to footballer Omar Sívori, from Cassius Clay to Michael Schumacher, for more than a century Italian and international sport has had an ever-present companion that witnessed its successes and its tragedies, the records broken and the challenges won. This book tells the story of sport in Italy through the pages that, over the years, broke all the important news.
A new Urban Concept
A new “Wired-book” for a new model of “smart cities”.
The rule that corrects emotions
Pitis designed both the exhibition, which was curated by Massimo Pitis, and a monograph on the work of Pino Tovaglia: one of the protagonists of Italian graphic design, whose work contributed to the success of many leading Italian businesses, from Pirelli to Fini, from RAI to Alitalia.
The history of Cycling told through a collection of pages of the newspaper la Gazzetta dello Sport
Podernuovo a Palazzone: The Bulgari Vineyard
For wine lovers, and for those who are curious about how to promote luxury brands successfully on the iPad platform.
Matthew Albanese’s low-tech hyper-realism
“Incredible landscapes and amazing views in a beautifully designed book”.
The ‘Internet for Peace’ initiative, and a digital activist who won the Nobel
“We have finally realised that the Internet is much more than a network of computers. It is an endless web of people.”
An experimental font built upon basic elements
Hannover Bridge, the major influence for this experimental typeface, is the name of a cargo boat owned by a Japanese shipping company and registered in Panama with a name referencing Germany.