Bambino: The Educational Experience of the Comune of Pistoia in the Designs and Graphics of Andrea Rauch


Annalia Galardini, Donatella Giovannini, Sonia Iozzelli Edizioni Junior, 1999, illus. softbound, 199 pp

This richly illustrated book tells the story of the over thirty year commitment of the Italian city of Pistioa to its children - how the educational process is rooted in the community which gives children a sense of history and belonging. Presents the relationship between the city, the educational institutions and the community as they work together to create a child centered and child friendly city and documents how graphic design and signage can help identify and promote the central role of children in the community. Concluding essay by Lella Gandini.