Artemio Croatto, born in Udine in 1959, received a diploma from the Istituto Statele d’Arte di Udine. He began work at Snaidero Advertising Office where he collaborated on photographic catalogues and on developing the agency’s corporate image. In the 1980s he worked with UWS Advertising Agency and with Studio Montanari of Udine as a graphic designer for such projects as ERI Edizioni RAI, Giunti, Alinari and De Agostini. At this time he also began working with Moroso Spa on the design of their general catalogue. Since 1988 he has worked as a freelancer, mainly developing catalogues and corporate identity for clients such as Art’è, Moroso, Kartell, Hewlett Packard, and for the department store chain Cumini. He has collaborated as Art Director for the Publishing House Art& (photographic volumes), as well as various editorial and exhibition projects (among which, Formato Corriere for the newspaper Corriere della Sera, and Tina Modotti for Alinari).In the early ‘90s he founded Twist Design and taught Visual Planning and Communication (Enaip of Udine), while continuing collaboration with Arteluce, Flos, Bergamin, and Fantoni - for whom he also ran the Research Centre activities. In the second half of the ‘90s he worked with Zanussi Electrolux, and became Art Director for Tacchini Italia and for Foscarini - for whom he has been editor of the magazine “Lux” since 2000. In 1999, together with a group of graphic designers, photographers, artists and architects, he began the “Modalità” project, a magazine on art design and contemporary themes. In 2000 he began developing the publication “Blueindustry” for Fantoni, and that same year he was in charge of the presentation of the Ron Arad collection for Moroso in London. He worked with Moderno and Acheo Cucine, curated the monograph catalogue and mounted the show dedicated to Bruno Sacco, Chief Designer for Mercedes Benz, as well as the monograph catalogue Andrea Pittini, Oltre l’acciaio (Beyond steel). In 2002 he founded the studio Designwork with Roberto Barazzuol which is based in Udine. In 2014 he obtained a Compasso d'Oro for the project inventory
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