Francesco Franchi is an editorial and information designer, and since 2008, the art director for IL-Intelligence in Lifestyle, the monthly news magazine of Il Sole 24 ORE, one of Italy’s top financial newspapers.
Before IL, he worked as senior designer at Leftloft, a Milan-based design studio developing communication design and infographics for editorial projects.
Embracing new languages in journalism, Franchi is a true master of combining representation and interpretation, creating a visual form that is as graphic as it is narrative, as entertaining as it is informative. His work has been awarded on numerous occasions, including the European Design Awards European Design Awards, D&AD Awards, SPD 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.
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