Francesco Franchi is the art director of IL: Ideas and Lifestyle, the monthly magazine supplement to the Italian daily newspaper Il
Sole 24 Ore. From its typography concept to its infographics, its striking editorial design makes a significant contribution to the high
brand recognition that IL enjoys worldwide. The Intelligent Lifestyle Magazine is the first comprehensive monograph about this
magazine. From an insider’s perspective, it tells the story of how IL’s consistent visual and journalistic quality developed. Numerous
examples are used to explain editorial concepts and branding elements. The book offers inspiration for art directors, designers,
media professionals, and anyone who ever wished they could learn more about this groundbreaking Italian publication in English.