Think Work Observe,
Graphic Design Office

Contacts
28, v. Mercatovecchio
33100 Udine, Italy
Inbox: contact@t-wo.it

Two Type Dept.
Inbox: fonts@t-wo.it

Piero Di Biase
+39 340 59 22 156
p.i. 02555140306

Alberto Moreu
+39 347 61 26 218
p.i. 02684460302

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Copyright
© Think Work Observe, 2017. All rights reserved. All projects depicted on this website, unless otherwise stated, are intellectual property of Think Work Observe.

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Photography
Thanks to photographers that helped us with their pictures: Mattia Balsamini, Federico Ciamei, Martina Giammaria, Ermanno Peressini, Marina Rosso.

Profile
Think Work Observe is an independent graphic design studio based in Udine (Italy), founded in December 2011 by Piero di Biase and Alberto Moreu. They work on commissioned projects in the commercial, cultural and editorial sector, with a strong focus on typographic treatment, including the design and distribution of a range of original typefaces. Think Work Observe has been invited to participate to several exhibition and has been featured on international design magazines.

Two Type Dept.
Our Type Department is available to produce a customised version of our fonts or to design an original one for your projects: please email us at fonts@t-wo.it with the details, we’ll be glad to submit you our proposal and to take charge of the request.

Press
Please feel free to ask us for any request of pictures and images of our work at proper resolution. We’ll be happy to provide you a press folder. You are allowed to use also low-res pictures taken from our website if you don’t forget to credit us: please ask us to make sure to specify the name of the photographer. We are also glad to reply to your interviews: please email us at contact@t-wo.it.

Internships
Unfortunately there are no intern positions available for graphic design students: nonetheless we will have a look at all the submitted portfolios for possible collaborations.

Selected publications
AisleOne (US)
Arcademi (DE)
Back Catalogue (UK)
Choi’s Gallery (RC)
Counter-Print (UK)
Creative Boom (UK)
Creative Review (UK)
Designbby (UK)
Editions of 100 (UK)
FAT Magazine (DK)
Grafica Italiana (IT)
Grain Edit (US)
Hightone Book Cp. (RC)
Icon Magazine n.149 (UK)
IdN vol.21 n.5 (HK)
Indexbook ‘Selected C’ (EN)
It’s Nice That (UK)
Ligature (CH)
Manifattura (US)
Mijlo (NL)
Newgrids (FR)
Obsessive Collectors (EN)
Pizza Magazine (IT)
Print.pm (DK)
Pulp n.10 (I/UK)
Sandu Publishing (RC)
The Coca-Cola Company (US)
The Meander Journal (AU)
Thisismirador (FR)
Thisispaper (PL)
Unit Editions (UK)
Wallpaper Magazine (UK)
Victionary ‘Color Less’ (HK)
Visuelle (UK)
X/I vol. V (DE)

Exhibitions and lectures

2017 Aix-en-Provence (FR)
ECV Diploma Jury
2016 Udine (IT)
Think Work Observe, Posters
2016 Glasgow (UK)
Graphic Design Festival Scotland
2016 Milan (IT)
Out of the Blue, Fuorisalone
2015 Atlanta (US)
Kiss the Past Hello, The Coca-Cola Company
2015 Glasgow (UK)
Graphic Design Festival Scotland
2015 Milan (IT)
International Graphic Design Week
2015 Weimar (DE)
Projektil 2015, Bauhaus Universität Weimar
2015 Barcelona (ES)
Timeless Massimo Vignelli
2015 Moscow (RU)
United Notions
2014 Venice (IT)
Basic Type Design Course
2014 Venice (IT)
Come on Kids! 2, Free University of Bozen
2014 London (UK)
100/100, SBStudio
2014 Singapore (SG)
The U Café
2014 Florence (IT)
Love Magic Potions, Pitti Immagine
2013 Florence (IT)
Food Chocolate Design
2013 Mainz (DE)
Imprint Fair
2013 Bern (CH)
Soirée Graphique
2013 Venice (IT)
The Book Affair
2012 Zürich (CH)
Font Market
2012 Nicosia (CY)
Mag Dossier
2012 New York (US)
Millennium Magazines, MoMA
2011 Zürich (CH)
Font Market

News
2017
Think Work Observe was invited by ECV School in Aix-en-Provence (FR) to participate to their Diploma Jury (5th year students) in June 2017.

2016
Think Work Observe, Posters – is an exhibition that took place in Udine (IT) in collaboration with library Libreria Martincigh Udine and Senzatempo. gallery, showing a selection of posters designed by us between 2011 and 2016. The exhibition started during the ‘Giornata del Contemporaneo – XII Edition’ in which hundreds of museums in Italy were open showing new artists, ideas and events.

Our posters were shortlisted again for the Graphic Design Festival Scotland International Poster Exhibition (UK).
Think Work Observe catalogue designed for DimoreStudio in Milan has been reviewed by Wallpaper Magazine (UK).
Think Work Observe font Airport Mono was used by The New York Times Magazine, The Voyage Issue (US).
Think Work Observe has been interviewed by Manifattura (US).

2015
Think Work Observe was invited to produce a contribution for the Rethink section of the British Icon Magazine n.149 (UK), one of the world’s leading architecture and design magazines. Designers are invited to redesign anything they think to be worth a better visual, or a better concept.

Our work has been shortlisted for the Graphic Design Festival Scotland International Poster Exhibition (UK). Graphic Design Festival Scotland is an international event place in Glasgow, which promotes the best of international graphic design and visual communication.
Projektil is an international series of lectures at the Bauhaus-University in Weimar (DE). Think Work Observe was invited to held a 4-days lecture and workshop, in June 4th — 6th.
We’ve been invited by The Coca-Cola Company (US), among other 100 selected creatives from around the globe, to design a poster to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Coca-Cola contour bottle, one of the most famous and unmistakable shapes in the world. The result is published on Assouline’s book ‘Kiss the Past Hello’ Ed. Assouline, with essays by Stephen Bayley, Ted Ryan and James Sommerville — ISBN: 9781614284437 — 8.5×12 in ⁄ 21×30 cm, 144 pages.

2014
Basic Type Design Course, Venice (IT)
We have been invited to give a class during first basic type design course organized by Tankboys, Alfa Type and Centro Espositivo Sloveno A plus A, held in Venice from 15th to 19th September 2014. The course is an intensive training programme intended to explore the fundamentals of typography and the principles of contemporary type design.

Think Work Observe has been interviewed by It’s Nice That (UK) and Ligature (CH).