Leonardo Collina
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Leonardo Collina

Freelance Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Leonardo Collina
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Leonardo Collina

Freelance Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
London based graphic designer specialised in book layout, editorial design, branding and visual identity. With a keen interest in modernist design, art and architecture, Leonardo designed a range of book titles including artist and architect monographs, food guides and reference books. He also produced visual identities for artists, independent shops and venues as well as for established brands in the corporate field.
Projects
  • Photography Now — Fifty Pioneers Defining Photography for the Twenty-First Century
    Photography Now — Fifty Pioneers Defining Photography for the Twenty-First CenturyDesigned at ilex press for Tate, this publication features some of the most influential contemporary photographers worldwide.
  • Empty Titling (typeface design)
    Empty Titling (typeface design)Empty is a typeface inspired by the German composer Nils Frahm's album Empty. By referencing ITC Avant Garde by Lubalin, I created a light and geometric titling typeface. Front cover design by me.
  • Get the Photos Others Can't
    Get the Photos Others Can'tThis five chapters book has a clean & dynamic layout featuring Freeman’s own archive of images, as well as from iconic photographers including Weegee, Cindy Sherman, Guy Bourdin, W. Eugene Smith and Garry Winogrand. Hardcover: 160 pages Product dimensions: 16.5 x 2 x 21 cm ilex press
  • The Sunday Record
    The Sunday RecordCongregate with other music appreciators listening to an album in its entirety. The Sunday Record event is promoting single-tasking, analogue, and quality music. Logo, invite and merchandise design.
  • Paperwork Bookshop London
    Paperwork Bookshop LondonLogo and wayfinding design for Paperwork Bookshop in Kings Cross, London.
  • Typography summer school 2018 London
    Typography summer school 2018 LondonTypesetting and type design at the typography summer school London 2018 founded by Fraser Muggeridge with workshops lead by A Practice For Everyday Life, Catherine Dixon, Europa, Frith Kerr, OK-RM and David Pearson. The typeface below in uppercases is inspired by the work of the Austrian architect Rudolf Steiner.
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Projects credited in
  • War and Medicine
    War and MedicineThe book War and Medicine accompanied an exhibition at the Welcome Trust which sought to understand the complex relationship between medical advances and armed conflict. I was the chief academic researcher for this book and sourced firsthand accounts and personal stories from numerous sources across London’s libraries and archives.
Work history
    Octopus Books logo
    Octopus Books logo
    Senior book designerOctopus Books
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working across a range of book design from wellbeing to photography tittles. I also help in-house working closely with the art director to ensure book quality control and production.
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    Founder and creative directorLeonardo design studio
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    London based graphic designer specialised in book layout, editorial design, branding and visual identity. With a keen interest in modernist design, art and architecture, Leonardo designed a range of book titles including artist and architect monographs, food guides and reference books. He also produced visual identities for artists, independent shops and venues as well as for established brands in the corporate field.
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Skills
  • Layout Design
  • Print
  • Wayfinding Design
  • Editoral Design
  • Brading
  • Visual Identity
  • Logo Design
  • Css Html
  • Art Direction
  • Illustration