Massimo Polello

Calligraphy and Lettering

Based in Turin, Italy, Massimo has worked as a calligrapher for over a decade, has exhibited, led workshops internationally, worked on several short films, and is a regular contributor to Grafica magazine.

Since studying calligraphy at the Toulouse Scriptorium, he has explored its classical and contemporary applications. These include packaging design and signage for museums, companies, and individuals, as well as residential and commercial interior design.

He sums up his approach to calligraphy best, “…letters become a means to exist outside myself… going beyond the letters, captured by a sole need to see. They become signs, images, evocations, urgent needs, emotions.”