Francesco Franchi


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Graphic designer and journalist. Since 2008 he has been the creative director of IL, the magazine of Il Sole 24 ORE. He is a professor at IUAV University of Venice and IED in Milan, Turin, and Barcelona, and also a lecturer at Singapore Management University, Politecnico di Milano, Domus Academy, and other universities in Italy and abroad. 

In 2013 he published Designing News - Changing the World of Editorial Design and Information Graphics (Gestalten). During his career, he has won many awards, including European Design Awards, D&AD Awards, and the Compasso d'Oro ADI Award. 

His works have been published and exhibited in several countries, recently at the V&A Museum in London and at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. He is a member of the Society of Publication Designers (SPD), the Society for News Design (SND), and a professional member of AIAP.

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