Paolo Fontana works within the fields of corporate identity, packaging, product design and environmental graphics.

He has more than twenty years of extensive experience working in different cultural and industrial fields, facing each task with a personal approach, where projects stands for simplicity and catch-eye solutions.

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After graduating at the High School of Art, he attended the Industrial Design degree at the Faculty of Architecture in Venice, Italy. He worked in several design agencies and he opened his own office from 2004 to 2014. Today he works as freelance consultant, globally.

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From 2014 he propose solutions – from design concept to prototyping, up to the local production check phases – in stationary and furnishings mass market sectors for several companies based in Shanghai, China.


He was Creative director of the Fondazione March for contemporary art, taking care of the communication materials, exhibitions catalogues, festivals and workshops documentation, from 2007 to 2013.


Togheter with friends and colleagues, he participated in the first 3 editions of the Milan Design Week  – Padiglione Satellite (1998-2000) as well as various international design exhibitions.


The experiences in the academic field include teaching in graphic design at some Italian universities and private institutions.