BORN IN TRIESTE, RECEIVED A DIPLOMA FROM
THE HIGH INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS OF URBINO.
CURRENTLY A PARTNER OF TASSINARI/VETTA STUDIO.
He teaches at the Faculty of Design and Arts of the Iuav University
of Venice and at the ISIA, High Institute of Industrial Arts of Urbino.
Mr. Sonnoli is involved with the visual identity of private and public companies, with the communication of cultural events, book design, information graphics and exhibition graphics.
Mr. Sonnoli has been awarded with a silver medal by the Art Exhibition
of Toyama, Japan and received the “Mention of Honour” recognition
at the XIX Premio Compasso d’Oro/ADI. Other awards include the Merit
Award of the Art Directors Club of New York, the special prize at the first
China International Poster biennal and the Golden Bee award in Moscow.
His posters are collected in several public and private
collections like the BNF and the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris
and the Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich.
Amongst his latest works are several books and art catalogues for Electa
publishing house. The visual identity for a serie of instituitions like
Modern Art National Gallery of Rome, Iuav University of Venice,
50° edition of La Biennale di Venezia art exhibition and a typographic
installation at Palazzo Grassi in Venice.
Mr. Sonnoli is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale
since 2000 and in 2003 was elected as its Italy President
and a member of the AGI International Executive Commitee.