Brochure for the Paris College of Art
50 anni di B&B Italia e oltre
Il volume racconta la storia di B&B Italia dal 1966 al 2016.
Esperienze di straordinaria quotidianità nei racconti delle persone con la sclerosi multipla.
Famiglia e impresa in cinquecento anni di storia bresciana
La manifattura dei sogni
A monograph on the history of Romeo Sozzi work, curated by Pierre Léonforte, with an introduction by José Carreras.
49th Publication Design Annual
The 49th edition of the Publication Design Annual celebrates the winners of the SPD’s Annual Design Competition of the year 2014.
“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.
Meals for soldiers in action
Danger, nourishment and design: an exhibition of food rations for armies around 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.
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.
An exhibition and a catalogue
An exhibition at the Triennale di Milano illustrates with boards and scale models the designs shortlisted in the tender competition for building the Expo 2015’s information-point pavilion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.”
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.
Le origini e il Mahayana, il Sutra del Loto, Nichiren Daishonin e la Soka Gakkai in 2500 voci.
Official Catalogue AC Milan Museum
Collecting Twentieth-Century Art
An exhibition that relates the life of a famous Milanese collector: pictures, works of art and other objects she owned give a revealing account of a significant part of the 20th century in Milan, thanks also to outstanding work done by Daniel Libeskind in designing the exhibition.
Technical mastery and sensual beauty
A book published by Artivista presents the work of Italian artist Fabio Viale, whose sculptures astound viewers with their technical mastery and enchant them with the sensual beauty of their surfaces. Shapes inspired by ordinary objects subvert our expectations and assumptions with playful irony.
History in the front pages of the “Corriere della Sera”
Italian history as told through the pages of the leading Italian daily newspaper.
A massive exhibition about the next twenty years in Italy that was organised to mark the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the country’s unification. An occasion to talk about innovation, research, technology, business and culture. The exhibition was designed with David Moretti and with the cooperation of Alessandro Tunno.
A pine forest surrounded by the sea
Tenuta Borgia is one of the most exclusive and charming resorts in the Sicilian island of Pantelleria: 12 hectares with a pine forest, vineyard, majestic palm and olive trees.
The redesign of a historic italian book series.
European Buddist Youth Day 2009
A photographic reportage from the European Meeting.
A women’s book series for the leading Italian publishing house
Pitis designed the graphic identity of the Emozioni book series.
A key book for the understanding of Buddhist terms and concepts
The Italian edition of the Dictionary of Buddhism published by Soka Gakkai: over 2,700 entries, for a broad picture of the main Buddhist traditions of India, China and Japan.
Image search for book design
Pitis coordinates the complex work of iconographical search, ranging from photography to illustration, for this market-leading series of nonfiction books.
The Character of Cities
Asphalt. The Character of Cities is an exhibition that was held at the Milan Triennale in the Spring of 2003.