Giancarlo Iliprandi, Italian graphic designer, Died at 91


Giancarlo Iliprandi was born on March 15, 1925, in Milan and died on September 16, 2016.

He was an Italian graphic designer.

During 1949, he graduated in painting and in 1953 in scenography from the Brera Academy.

Giancarlo Iliprandi was a self-taught graphic designer, inspired by Antonio Boggeri, Max Huber, Albe Steiner and Bruno Munari.

During the early 1950s, Giancarlo was able to get commissions from important companies including RAI, Honeywell, Roche, La Rinascente, FIAT, Standa and Electa.

Since the 1960s, he worked as art director for numerous magazines including Popular Photography Italiana, Phototeca, Sci nautico and Interni.

Iliprandi drew the covers for the records of the label I Dischi del Sole (it), and cured the corporate identity for the companies Cucine RB, Ankerfarm and Stilnovo.

For his work, he has received several awards including the Grand Prize at the XIII Triennale (1964), a prize at the first International Poster Biennale in Warsaw (1966), and four Compasso d’Oro: in 1979 for the font Modulo and for the instrumental graphic of the Fiat 131 Mirafiori, in 2004 for the cover design of the magazine Arca and in 2011 he received a career award.

During 2015 he released an autobiography, Note.

Giancarlo Iliprandi passed away at 91 years old.