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The award-win­ning Ital­ian de­signer ex­plains how a love of DJing got him into web de­sign

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We talk to award-win­ning de­signer Marco Grimaldi about his blos­som­ing ca­reer

Born and raised in Italy, de­signer Marco Grimaldi ( then­erode­sign.com) has been based in Lon­don since 2014, where he works as a se­nior de­signer at mo­bile app de­sign and devel­op­ment stu­dio Fu­eled ( fu­eled.com). A lover of de­sign, brand­ing and ty­pog­ra­phy, he also finds time to judge the lat­est cut­tingedge sites for the FWA. We chat­ted with Marco to find out more about his work and some of his re­cent projects; here’s what he had to say.

Hi Marco! What’s your back­ground? I’m an Ital­ian de­signer based in Lon­don since 2014. Be­fore mov­ing to the UK I stud­ied com­puter sci­ence at Fed­erico II univer­sity in Naples. After grad­u­at­ing, I had the chance to do a course in graphic and web de­sign. In my first job I was hired as a web de­signer and front-end de­vel­oper for an Ital­ian com­pany called Meetweb. There, I learned that there is no limit to what you can do with the web and with your cre­ativ­ity (es­pe­cially if you know which tech­nol­ogy to use).

You’re cur­rently a se­nior de­signer at Fu­eled; what does your work in­volve? Work­ing as a se­nior de­signer at Fu­eled means work­ing and tak­ing care of a lot of dif­fer­ent as­pects of every project. I col­lab­o­rate with pro­duc­ers, strate­gists and other designers to cre­ate dis­rup­tive prod­ucts and ex­pe­ri­ences for any type of client. UX, brand iden­tity, web­sites, mo­bile

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