Melani De Luca, graphic designer, independent researcher and artist.

Melani De Luca's work is a critical reflection on contemporary cultural phenomena and their influence on society. Through her focus on pop and visual culture she analyses social backgrounds connected to digital mass media. De Luca's practice combines qualitative research, editorial design, sculpture, installation, writing. In 2017 (first edition) and 2019 (second edition) her Master Thesis entitled Post-Butt, The Power of the Image was published by Onomatopee.

Melani De Luca holds a Master Degree in Information Design from the Design Academy Eindhoven.
Furthermore she lived and worked in Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Austria and Australia. Her commissioned work includes Art Direction, Branding and Identity, Editorial Design, Data Visualization, Web Design, Wayfinding.


Mizdruk part of Werkmann collection, Groninger Musem

Post-Digital Letterpress Printing, Museum FBAUP

TDC65 Type Directors Club, Cooper Union
(New York)

Post-Butt, solo exhibition, Parco Gallery

Post-Butt, solo exhibition, Bruno

Post-Butt, solo exhibition, Onomatopee Gallery

TV Clerici, Salone del Mobile, Palazzo Clerici

Art Residencies

Frontyard, Artist Space

Selected Press

Best Dutch Books
Hover States
It’s Nice That
Tv Clerici


Best Dutch Books, Student Selection

TDC, Certificate of Typographic Excellence
(New York)


Capitalization of the image, Frontyard

Censorship in todays media, Belli Gallery

How are media and design are challenging sexuality, Dutch Design Week, Arena

Book launch, Post-Butt, Onomatopee


Post-Butt, 2nd Edition
ISBN: 978-94-93148-02-4
Onomatopee, edition: 1000

Post-Butt, 1st Edition
ISBN: 978-94-91677-70-0
Onomatopee, edition: 800