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Andrea Castelletti

Art Director / Creative Director / Lecturer

Milan, Italy

Work Experience

Alberto Baccari

Deputy Creative Director / Art Director

September 2013 - Present Milano, Italy

Andrea Castelletti / Art Direction & Creative Strategies

Freelance Creative Director / Art Director

Art direction below/above the line, corporate identity, creative consulting, creative strategies.

Clients: Koiré Cosmetics, Make It Perfect, Fondazione Luigi Mercantini
June 2010 - Present Italy

TW2

Senior Art Director

I work at TW2 as a Senior Art Director.
What i do here is: art direction for the above and for the below the line, corporate identities and creative strategies for international brands. And obviously good work.

Clients: Lavazza, Davide Cenci, Technogym.
April 2008 - August 2013 Milan, New York, United States

IED (European Institute Of Design)

Lecturer

Lecturer of Digital Portfolio at the Art & Copy Master
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Lecturer of Graphic Design for students of the third year of the Art Direction course. www.ied.edu

The course aims to increase the design freedom by offering students a working method in which the physical and material aspects are fundamental elements of the project. The goal is to reduce the role of computers in design tool, encouraging the use of different techniques: paper cutting, anamorphosis, dioramas, light graffiti, etc..
October 2011 - Present Milan, Italy

IED (European Institute Of Design)

Tutor

Thesis assistant.
May 2010 - July 2010 Milan, Italy

Education

IED Communication

Advertising Art Direction

100/100
September 2004 - June 2007 Milan, Italy

IAA (International Advertisign Association)

Marketing Communication

100/100
September 2004 - June 2007 Milan, Italy

Languages

Italian (Conversational),
English (Fluent),

Awards

Graphis

Graphis Merit Award - Design Annual 2015

2014

Graphis

Gold Award - 100 Best In Design Annual 2014

2013

Project Sunshine For Japan

“Connecting Traces of Memory” exhibition at Kulturort Depot, Dortmund, Germany

2013

Graphis

Platinum Award - Poster Annual 2013

2013

Graphis

Gold Award - 100 Best In Design Annual 2013

2013

Graphis

Gold Award - 100 Best In Design Annual 2013

2013

Project Sunshine For Japan

Exhibition at ATC, Asian and Pacific Trade Center, Osaka, Japan.

2012

ADCI (Italian Art Directors Club)

Design Shortlist

2012

Green Plus You

Poster for Japan finalist and Exhibition at Doosung In the paper Gallery, Seoul, Korea.

2012

Graphis

Platinum Award - Poster Annual 2012

2012

Graphis

Gold Award - Poster Annual 2012

2012

Graphis

Gold Award - Poster Annual 2012

2012

Project Sunshine For Japan

Best poster and exhibition in the Japanese House, Düsseldorf, Germany.

2011

Iran Art Organization

International Poster Exhibition RE (HOPE FOR JAPAN) in Tehran-Iran.

201109

Sperimenthal Design

Exhibition at La Triennale di Milano Design Museum

201106

ACT Responsible

Expo at Cannes Lions, 58th International Festival of Creativity

201106

ACT Responsible

ACT Responsible Worldtour Exhibition

2011

ADCI (Italian Art Directors Club)

Design Shortlist

2011

Imam Ali Arts Museum

International Poster Exhibition in Tehran-Iran

201105

Poster For Tomorrow

Best poster of the year and worldwide exhibition

200912

Good 50x70

Best poster of the year and worldwide exhibition

200907

Young Creativity Award

Bronze

200809

Creativity Day

Orator

2007

PEPSICO

Designer of Pepsi Twist special edition

200706

Awards

Graphis, Poster Annual 2013

one Platinum

2013

Graphis, 100 Best In Design 2013

two Gold and Best in Europe

2013

Graphis, Poster Annual 2012

one Platinum and two Gold.

2012

Young Blood

Young Italian Talent Awarded Worldwide

2009

Poster For Tomorrow

Best Poster

2009

Good 50x70 - Bis Publishers

Best Poster

2009

Skills

Advertising, Art Direction, Book Cover Design, Brand Development, Brand Identity, Branding, Catalogues And Brochures, Copywriting, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Creative Strategy, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Film Poster Design, Graphic Design, Illustrator, Indesign, Integrated Advertising, Logo Design, Online Advertising, Packaging, Photoshop, Posters, Social Communication, Strategic Thinking, Teaching, Typography, Visual Communication,

About

Andrea Castelletti is an Italian multidisciplinary art director and designer living and working in Milan. His work has been featured in numerous books, blogs and websites, and won various design awards, including two Graphis Platinum and five Graphis Gold among others.

Before obtaining his bachelor’s degree from IED Milan in 2007 he won a contest organized by PepsiCo in which he created the new identity of Pepsi Twist, featuring his artwork on more than 10 million bottles and cans. In 2008 he started collaborating with the advertising agency TW2 (Milan and New York). During this period he also got involved in the making of social/political posters. Some of his work has been displayed in exhibitions in more than 30 cities around the world, including Les Art Décoratifs, Palais du Louvre in Paris and La Triennale Design Museum in Milan.

In 2010 he was named “Young Talent of the year” by TNT Festival powered by Italian Government. Blending handcraft, photography and illustration with digital design and strategy, Castelletti works primarily on branding, advertising, graphic design and packaging. He has worked on projects for numerous clients including Lavazza, Technogym and Davide Cenci. He has been jury member of Poster for Tomorrow (Paris), Walls Down (5th International Poster Exhibition) Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (Peru) and ADCI (Italian Art Directors Club).

Castelletti currently works as a Freelance Art Director and as a Deputy Creative Director for Alberto Baccari's creative agency (Milan and New York)


If not at work, he can be found teaching Graphic Design and Art Directon at IED (European Institute of Design), playing with his dog Paloma, drinking blueberrie juice, or travelling around the world with his sweetie Camilla.


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Exhibition: Italy (Milan, Triennale Design Museum), France (Paris, Les Arts décoratifs - Palais du Louvre; Strasburg), Japan (Osaka, ATC Asian and Pacific Trade Center) Sweden, United States, Israel, Turkey, Germany, Morocco, Canada, Ecuador, Spain, Georgia, South Korea, Poland, Bolivia, Perù, Serbia, Lebanon, Austria and more.

Specialties: Art Direction, Creativity, Graphic Design, Branding, Strategic Thinking.