International Union of Architects

Second Place: Poster No. 2 by Mattia Salvà

Mattia Salvà won 2nd Place for his submission.

Regarding the design, the jury, consisting of Michael Bierut (USA), Sulki & Min (South Korea) and Trix Barmettler (Switzerland), wrote: “The poster draws attention with striking and simple forms often found in architecture.  The powerful colour yellow leaves an optimistic mark and goes well with message of the guiding principle. The forms and shapes allow for a lot of room for interpretation and provoke interest. The circle could be a sun, a head of a figure or is it a maze? The theme of the poster is easily recognizable and can be applied well to the various different media. Depending on the medium, the simple forms can take on different shapes and come to life. The clear typography helps to build stability and convey a clear statement.”

Mattia Salvà was born in 1991 in Rovigo, Italy. After graduating in communication design with a thesis on experimental publishing, he began his career in Milan. Now he works in Switzerland as a graphic designer. 

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