Carlo Scarpa’s characters

by manuel

Carlo Scarpa (1906-1978) // Poetry in typeface design.

The plaque on the facade of the Querini Stampalia building. Typefaces design was clearly inspired by the long inscription traced and engraved with elegant letters in 1467 by Leon Battista Alberti on the sacello Rucellai, San Pancrazio, Firenze, Italy.

Veritti tomb /1950-51, Udine, Italy

Negozio Olivetti / 1957-58 (restyling of the logotype designed by Pintori and Nizzoli)

IUAV Architectural Faculty Venice / 1966-72-85

Brion monumental tomb / 1969, Treviso, Italy.

Gavina showroom/ 1961-63, Bologna, Italy.