On the occasion of Italy’s Republic Day of June 2nd, 2008, Federico Maggioni dedicated his Sedicesimo to Italy’s national hymn. Federico Maggioni Illustrator and concept designer, he lives and works in Milan. He illustrated books for the most important Italian publishers, most of which he keeps working with. His works have been published on periodicals and newspapers, and he has been editorial image consultant for Ipsoa, Sole 24 ore Libri, Pirola, Mythos Arkè. “Cuore” and “Regolamento del giuoco del calcio” published for Edizioni Corraini, and “I Promessi Sposi” for the publisher Piemme are among his most recent works. His personal and collective exhibitions are numerous. He won the most important illustration prizes and he arranges courses and workshops for visual communication. For Festivaletteratura in Mantova he achieved the workshops called “La scenografia dello sguardo” and “Mummie pazze”.