• It could work!!!

    May 16, 2023
    «Ah, trade fairs… Those marvellous occasions for spending whole days in suffocating spaces, surrounded by foreigners desperately trying to sell something. What joy! ».
  • The future has never been so present*

    Apr 13, 2023
    Let’s take stock of the situation. One thing is certain, or at least should be: today, as in the past, there is no unique packaging solution which is better than all the others.
  • The new packaging Regulation

    Apr 12, 2023
    Points of interest from the conference, which consolidates the Italian front of the industrial supply chains involved. Critical voices both on the merits of the regulation that impacts on enterprises, and on the European decision-making process, in which clear and transparent scientific evaluations are missing.
  • Luciano Porta, Behind the cover ItaliaImballaggio 04/2023

    Apr 11, 2023
    Born in Quistello (MN) in 1953, Luciano Porta defines himself as a “professional in the Fine Arts sector”: ranging between painting, conservative restoration, decoration, the organisation of exhibitions and theatrical sets
  • If not for the sake of virtue, then at least for that of expediency

    Mar 14, 2023
    “All around us we see resignation, obsession and feigned transgression, but very little real passion. This now seems to be the only way to cope with life: with disillusionment, cynicism and sarcasm, the ugly brother of irony. We define ourselves in opposition to those we hate and call our prejudices passions.”
  • The right moment

    Feb 15, 2023
    The publishing house Kairos Media Group was founded in January 2023, combining the publishing operations of Pack-Media (Ucima) and Tile Edizioni (Acimac). Editorial by Stefano Lavorini.
  • What it means to be a Hybrid Packaging Supplier

    Feb 10, 2023
    «Do not let the day end without having grown a little…». These words of the poet Walt Whitman not only seem able to give meaning to the future, but could be used as the manifesto of the approach of Berlin Packaging Emea, in the person of its CEO, Paolo Recrosio.
  • Massimo Sirelli, Behind the cover ItaliaImballaggio 01-02/2023

    Feb 09, 2023
    Born in Catanzaro in 1981, Massimo Sirelli is an Italian artist of national and international fame. His first steps in the visual arts as a teenager were influenced by the world of graffiti. His creative approach leads him to mix tools and supports: tools become supports and supports become tools.
  • ​​​​​​​Goodbye for now

    Nov 14, 2022
    Overwhelmed by the urgency of daily events and the winds of war in international politics, we are struggling to find our bearings, forgetful of who we are, of our history. Editorial by Stefano Lavorini.
  • Fuck plastic - no thanks!

    Oct 07, 2022
    Present in person: this is the feature that marks the resumption of activities after the summer. In spite of the unknowns multiplying at the political-diplomatic level, the packaging world is in fact experiencing a season of great dynamism. Editorial by Stefano Lavorini.
  • Nicola Palermo, Behind the cover ItaliaImballaggio 9/2022

    Oct 04, 2022
    Nicola Palermo, born in Senise (PZ) in 1955, lives and works in Vigevano. His first exhibition experiences date back to 1987, with the First and Second Biennial “Young Contemporary Art” at the Sartirana Lomellina Castle.
  • This is the way the world goes

    Aug 31, 2022
    Editorial by Stefano Lavorini. "A fast car, the distant horizon and a woman to love at the end of the road.".... Alas, in spite of what Jack Kerouac wrote, its hard to hide from the world and give up exploring its unknown possibilities ... to live at last.
  • Simple souls sometimes inhabit complex bodies

    Jul 11, 2022
    I was reading in a newspaper that our brains hold as true the things they most easily remember. A claim at least likely, which prompted me to review notes and recordings made at the Ucima assembly... Editorial by Stefano Lavorini
  • Flavio Favelli, Behind the cover ItaliaImballaggio 7-8/2022

    Jul 05, 2022
    Born in 1967, after graduating in Oriental History from the University of Bologna, Flavio Favelli from 1995 to 2001 took part in the Link Project, Italy’s first independent cultural production center founded in 1994, based in a former pharmaceutical warehouse behind the Bologna Centrale train station.
  • Flexible is already the future

    Jun 14, 2022
    The fundamentals remain good even in this turbulent period and so flexible packaging manufacturers continue with determination to work to define and build a profile and visibility of the industry appropriate to the importance and of this packaging. Editorial by Stefano Lavorini.
  • Carlo Olper, Behind the cover ItaliaImballaggio 5/2022

    May 16, 2022
    Born in Milan, Carlo Olper first moved to Monza and now lives in Vedano al Lambro (MB). Artist, painter and photographer, he has been exhibiting for years in Italy and Europe, participating every year in important contemporary art fairs.

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