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    The Garzanti Woman

    We have been working with italian publisher Garzanti since 2004 producing over 300 book covers for their fiction novels. One area in which we have left our mark has been the bestsellers women’s fiction, creating a very unique and imitated style in the italian publishing industry. It all started with Il profumo delle foglie di limoni…

    Cucinare secondo natura ~ Holistic approach to cooking

    We have just finished the design and Art Direction of Enea’s new Cookbook, with a theme very dear to us, healthy and alternative eating.  The photographs have been taken by the very talented Chiara Battistini and Sara Guerracino from Infraordinario. Their work definitely is worth a look. “Cooking with nature means preparing healthy, balanced and tasty…

    Kondo mania

    Within our collaboration with publisher Vallardi, Camille Barrios and Domitilla Biondi have been asked to design all of the Bestselling Marie Kondo covers. They have been a worldwide success, and we feel very privileged to have been asked to create the covers for the italian editions. See all our work for this publisher here   “The…

    Chic & Go

    Ekidna & Ushadesign designed the visual identity of a new brand: CHIC & GO – Italian chef panini in one of the most exclusive streets in Milan: via Montenapoleone – the ideal location for the demanding clientele to which they cater – offering aperitivi, take away and delivery. After an initial study of the competitors, we developed an…

  • Picador USA book cover

    Dieter Schlesak’s vivid Documentary Novel about the Holocaust published by Garzanti in 2011. Original cover image and design by ushadesign. The image of the cover has been reused in the American hardcover (Farrar Straus & Giroux) and paperback (Picador) versions. The design of the new covers is by Charlotte Strick.

    Type jamming

    Ushadesign was asked to collaborate with a group of venezuelan poets on a series of pubblications called “Jamming Poetico” (Poetic Jamming), these booklets are a result of a one night poetry jam session, and who could resist doing some type jamming of our own? Don’t miss our teaser video for the first publication.

    Logo DeCo Copparo Contest

    Contest by Centro Studi Dante Bighi and AIAP for the creation of a logotype for excellence in regional quality DeCo, Denominazione Comunale di Copparo. Collaboration by ushadesign and Ekidna Design Bureau. The logo obtained 3° place.

    MiCC logo contest

    Contest for a naming and logo for Milan’s new convention centre. With over 600 entries received, ushadesign and Ekidna Design Bureau’s 3 proposals were shortlisted.

    Thype! workshop

    As part of type and print research, ushadesign participated in Thype’s workshop “dati sudati” in collaboration with Archivio Tipografico at the 121+ bookshop. The participants were asked to create a series of letterpressed printed posters using metal characters. Getting our hands dirty with ink and composing real movable objects was a welcome approach to creativity.…

    Beta Aperitivo

    Ushadesign and Ekidna design bureau united to create spazio beta. For the inauguration of our new studio space, we invited friends and selected clients to a night of wine and music. We created an online advent calendar to mark the countdown and the invitation sent served as a Christmas card as well as a save the date. The chinese sticks…