Just Like Mama Used To Make

Tales from my Family Cookbook (Lella Antinozzi)

Three generations in the kitchen

Italian mothers, especially those of some time ago, are famous for the particular care, shall we say, of the nutritional side of family life. The warmness, at times overwhelming, the total commitment to their kitchen and to the feeding of the family, have made them icons. Therefore it is apparent that the recipes of an Italian mother of this kind is in and of itself the story of an entire lifetime.

The characters

Who is mamma Rosetta?

Mamma Rossetta really does exist, and she is a mother like many other mothers in Italy, a bit plump and always in the kitchen. She has been married to Papa’ Carmine, whom we call Papino, for more than 40 years, and they are still in love. Every late afternoon Papino brings a fresh rose, picked during his daily walk, to Donna Rosa, as he likes to call her.
They have lived in Rome since they were married but they were born in two small villages 10 kilometers apart, in the area of Caserta, not far from Naples. Of their land they have especially kept one thing: the love for genuine food. The deep bond to their roots strengthens the passion and love mamma Rosetta puts in her cooking. Nobody forces mamma her to stay in the kitchen. Her first thoughts in the morning as soon as she wakes up are what to prepare for lunch, or for dinner, or for a lunch in two days, three. The planning for a good meal never ends. It has always been so; therefore it is not difficult to figure out that Rosetta’s cookbook is very, very rich of recipes for every occasion.

The Collages

The Pages

The Jacket

Book Design, Collages, Logistic:  BURGIODESIGN

Text: Lella Antinozzi

Photography: Floris Leeuwenberg, Lella Antinozzi

Projects, Exhibitions, Graphic Design, Amsterdam

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Buurtvisie voor de Jordaan

14 light panels, 1 meter x 1 meter, for an exciting photo project and exhibition of the famous Jordaan, in the old heart of Amsterdam! Most of the photographs are teken by the inhabitants themselves, you can find out what the think of their neighborhood and know about their wishes for the future.
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Museum Het Schip

Museum Het Schip has a garden with street furniture designed by architects of the Amsterdam School. The Amsterdam School  originated as an association of friends and took over from the Amsterdam society of architects "Architecture et Amicitia" in 1916. Revolutionary architects such as De Klerk, Kramer, Van der Mey, Staal, Gratama and Wijdeveld had ambitious political ideals. They explored new forms that reflected their vision of society.
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COOKBOOK

Italian mothers, especially those of some time ago, are famous for the particular care, shall we say, of the nutritional side of family life. The warmness, at times overwhelming, the total commitment to their kitchen and to the feeding of the family, have made them icons. Therefore it is apparent that the recipes of an Italian mother of this kind is in and of itself the story of an entire lifetime.
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FORRESTER

Forrester (Nasdaq: FORR) is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. We work with business and technology leaders to develop customer-obsessed strategies that drive growth. Forrester’s unique insights are grounded in annual surveys of more than 500,000 consumers and business leaders worldwide, rigorous and objective methodologies, and the shared wisdom of our most innovative clients.
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rhythm project

"Life has a rhythm, it's constantly moving." Photoshop work on a series of images (by Floris Leeuwenberg) for a Book and an exhibition.
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Sega CD

Séga Sidibé est un des plus grand joueurs de djembé du Mali. (Afrique de l’Ouest). Il sait faire « parler » le djembé et surtout il est un des garant de la tradition de la percussion au Mali. Né en 1942 à Fougamana dans la région du Wassoulou au Sud du Mali, il apprends à jouer le djembé aux côtés de Toumani Balo, le batteur de village. A l’age de 17 ans Séga s’installe à Bamako et commence à jouer avec les jeunes batteurs pendant les mariages. Sa réputation de djembéfola talentueux l’ayant précédé, il devient très vite un soliste très recherché pour animer les nombreuses manifestations à Bamako.
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ART AND DESIGN

Composition is the manner pieces or components are combined and arranged visually to tell a story. Proper composition considers alignment, grouping, placement, space, and visual flow within a layout. This layout can be any medium. Once a proper audience and purpose have been determined then composition, components, and concept can encompass that identified purpose allowing a successful design.
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COLLAGES

As a designer, it can be pretty difficult to figure out an attractive way to mix various images into one cohesive layout, especially if you’re working with print instead of an unlimited interactive space. I mixed images for all sort of projects, books and exhibitions.
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BRAND

BRANDING: You have to be very brave and very entrepreneurial – you have to dare to create your own brand. Delphine Arnault