Bruno Monguzzi

Created: 01/01/11
Last Edited: 12/04/12
Bruno Monguzzi is a renowned Swiss designer. This is a promotional poster for a fictional exhibition of his work at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
  • Bruno Monguzzi: Poet of Form and Function¬†Poster
  • After studying the Swiss-Italian designer I set out to design a poster in much the same way Monguzzi might. The two typefaes used, Bodoni and Univers, are informed by the dichotomy between his Swiss nationality but inherently Italian aesthetic.
  • For the letter "M" I created a relief sculpture out of illustration board and spray-painted the piece white; I then used a photograph of the relief for the final poster.
  • For the name "Monguzzi" I printed the word out and wrapped it around a cardboard tube and placed it on a scanner until I got the right effect.

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