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Stefano Chies

Creative Graphic Designer

About

"Sign" is Stefano, an Italian creative designer based in Bristol, England.

He works across a variety of different media producing work and design concepts both digital and prints like:

brand identity, collateral material, image manipulation, infographic posters, typeface design, eCommerce websites, motion animated presentations, screen printing poster, stencil art graffiti, NFT, and have experience with video editing and product design 3D software.

He participated in different exhibitions, design competitions, especially on social graphic design projects.

He loves design that informs, shares knowledge, provokes opinions.

Good design is socially relevant.  He believe in beautiful and intuitively functional design.

 

For Stefano, visual communication it's a constant excuse to stay curious, learn something new and to interact with. 

His creativity is stimulated from observing the society, media and people in general, how they react in a certain context, in which his focusing ideas and details. Graphic design has often been about the challenge of paradoxes, aesthetics vs. functionality or minimalism vs. chaos.

" My motto is to be positive and curious about the things I am doing,

so I will be motivated to be always creative and unique thinking. "

Education

2017 - 2017

2014 - 2014

2006 - 2007

2004 - 2006

1998 - 2003

Typography course

@ Central Saint Martins

London, UK

Screen Printing course

@ Spike Island

Bristol, UK

“MA” Degree in: “Creative Design“

@ “SID” Scuola Italiana Design

Work project with:  ARNEG - FERPLAST - HAUSBRANDT caffè - ONLY T-SHIRT - PITTI NEW BEATS - KINDER FERRERO - VETROTEC - VIMAR

Padua, ITA

Bachelor Diploma in: Product Creative Design

@ “SID” Scuola Italiana Design

Padua, ITA

High School Diploma in: "Architectural Technician Surveying"

@ Surveyor Technic College Institute

Treviso, ITA

Work Experience

Present

Since 2018

2018 - 2018

2009 - 2017

2007 - 2009

2007 - 2007

2003 - 2004

SIGN(Self Employed)

Freelancer Creative Graphic Designer

Bristol, UK

@ SPIKE ISLAND PRINT STUDIOS

Printmaker member - Creative Designer

Bristol, UK

@ BRIGHTCARBON

DESIGN CONSULTANT

Bristol, UK

TRAVEL / FREELANCING

Flexible worker as Graphic Designer , Photographer  and in the Hospitality sector

UK, ASIA, OCEANIA

@ GEOX

Graphic Creative designer

Treviso, ITA

@ SINTONY DETAIL DESIGN

Junior Creative Product Designer

Treviso, ITA

@ TECHNIC STUDIOS

Surveyor Apprentice

Treviso, ITA

Awards - Exhibitions - Workshops

2019

2019

2018

2018

2017

2016

2013

2012

2010

2010

2008

2006

2005

@ Spike Island Print Studios Open Day Exhibition

Spike Island

Bristol, UK

@ The Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair

The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery

Wakefield, UK

@ Parallax Art Fair Exhibition

Chelsea Town Hall

London, UK

@ Urban Paint festival, “Up Fest”

Selected and participated  for the 4th time at this Graffiti festival with 300 International artists,

Bristol ,UK

@ Urban Paint festival, “Up Fest”

Selected and participated  for the 3rd time at this Graffiti festival with 300 International artists,

Bristol ,UK

@ Urban Paint festival, “Up Fest”

SSelected and participated  for the 2nd time at this Graffiti festival with 300 International artists,

Bristol ,UK

@ Urban Paint festival, “Up Fest”

Selected and participated  for the 1st time at this Graffiti festival with 300 International artists,

Bristol ,UK

@ Design Crowd Competition

Winner of a signage competition

Sydney, AUS

@ Graphic contest “ROCK THE WALL”

Poster selected in the category: “Best acoustic insulation works”

ITA

@ Graphic contest “Good 50x70”

Poster selected in the category: “Play for Africa” endorsed by AMREF and Exhibited in "La Triennale di Milano" 

Milan, ITA

@ Graphic contest “Good 50x70”

Poster selected in the category: “Child Mortality” and Exhibited in "La Triennale di Milano" 

Milan, ITA

@ "SID" Creative workshop and brief courses for:

“RONCATO’s LUGGAGES”

Along with other participants, I developed product design concepts 

Rovinj, Croatia

@ "SID" Creative workshop and brief courses for:

“CHICCO ARTSANA”

Along with other participants, I developed product design concepts 

Rovinj, Croatia