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

Exhibitions

Mizdruk part of Werkmann collection, Groninger Musem
(Groningen)

Post-Digital Letterpress Printing, Museum FBAUP
(Porto)

TDC65 Type Directors Club, Cooper Union
(New York)

Post-Butt, solo exhibition, Parco Gallery
(Milan)

Post-Butt, solo exhibition, Bruno
(Venice)

Post-Butt, solo exhibition, Onomatopee Gallery
(Eindhoven)

TV Clerici, Salone del Mobile, Palazzo Clerici
(Milan)

Art Residencies

Frontyard, Artist Space
(Sydney)

Selected Press

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

Honors/Awards

Best Dutch Books, Student Selection
(Amsterdam)

TDC, Certificate of Typographic Excellence
(New York)

Talks

Capitalization of the image, Frontyard
(Sydney)

Censorship in todays media, Belli Gallery
(Milan)

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

Book launch, Post-Butt, Onomatopee
(Eindhoven)

Books

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