Moleskine Ginette Caron notebook @ Detour ehibition

She was born in Montréal in a family where her grandfather and oncle were graphic designers, her father architect, her aunts painter an theatrical costume designer. Very early she started looking at the world through their eyes. At the age of 7 she was already designing her school newspaper. She graduated in Graphic Design at Concordia University and after 3 years working in different advertising and graphic design studios in Montréal she backpacked throughout Europe for a while where she met many famous graphic designers in their own studios. She settled in Venice where she designed a poster for the Venice Carnival and then started freelancing in Milan. In 1985 she joined the Gregotti Associati International multidisciplinary studio where she met her mentor, Pierluigi Cerri with whom she worked for more than ten years taking care of corporate image for B&B Italia, BTicino, DePadova, FontanaArte, iGuzzini, Molteni&C and Unifor (Italian ADI Compasso d’Oro 1995). In the early Nineties, she opened her own graphic design/communication studio in Milan, specializing in corporate identity, art books, exhibit design, packaging and branding for different clients such as: Barilla, Bulgari, Chase Manhattan Bank, Grand Théâtre de Provence, Knoll, LualdiPorte, Moleskine, Natuzzi, San Carlo (nomination at Italian ADI Compasso d’Oro 2004), Swatch and TV5. In 1997-98 she is also design director at Benetton Group where she develops with a group of 12 designers, corporate/graphic design
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