Giacomo Boffo Projects     About

Giacomo Boffo (1987) is a freelance designer and researcher who works internationally to offer graphic design services.

After studying Visual Communication at ISIA Urbino (IT), he went on to complete a MA in Graphic Design at AKV St.Joost Breda (NL). After moving to Rotterdam, he started freelancing and collaborated with various local art and design institutions, among which Open Set. He worked as designer at Folch in Barcelona, and at La Scuola Open Source in Bari as designer in residence and researcher.


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WORK EXPERIENCE

  Currently
Senior Designer at Apartamento Studios

  2019
Designer-in-residence and Research fellow at La Scuola Open Souce, Bari

  2017 – 2018
Senior designer at Folch, Barcelona

  2015 – ongoing
Freelance designer for print and web

  2015
Internship at Studio Trapped in Suburbia, Den Haag


TEACHING

  2019
XYZ workshop at Convento Meridiano, Cerreto Sannita (Benevento)

  2019
Bending the Grid workshop with Arianna Smaron at La Scuola Open Source, Bari

AWARDS

  2019
Third prize at the naming and logo competition for Manifattura Tabacchi Cagliari (with Arianna Smaron)

  2019
Bronze Laus Award for Dream Magazine Vol.3 (at Folch)

  2016
Shortlisted project for the What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge (with Oana Clitan)

  2015
Silver International Design Award (at Trapped in Suburbia)

  2013
Runner-up at International Poster Competition Francisco Mantecón

EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS

  2018
Talk at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam

  2017
Raw Data dinner at LAVA Amsterdam

  2017
Over de Brug Festival, Rotterdam

  2017
Fahrenheit 39, Ravenna

  2016
Verborgen Stegen, Schiedam

  2016
Charlois Speciaal, Rotterdam

  2016
Fahrenheit 39, Ravenna

  2015
Kunst in het Witte de With Kwartier, Rotterdam