vadem&cum – a guide to contemporary migrations.
It's a free-self-publishing project that wants to explain the phenomenon of human migration, with an overall view on: the data, statistics and official reports, the actual situation of the countries of origin, the stories of the journey, the problems of bureaucracy and some social design proposals for a better integration between migrants and locals. www.guidavademecum.it



/va·de·mè·cum/ or (hănd'book')
{from latin vade mecum, «go, come with me»}

A concise manual or reference book providing specific information or instruction about a subject or place.
Vadem&cum is a handbook for understanding the contemporary human migrations. Five 32-page books, designed to be downloaded and printed at home, are available at www.guidavademecum.it.


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The naming expresses what it is and its purpose: inspired by the Latin origin of the word, the meaning of “accompaniment” has been exhalted by using the ampersand (&co).

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Blue is the main color, used for texts and infographics, with a light yellow as background color. For each book, it has been decided a second color for the cover and the chapters' titles.

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The handbooks are designed for being printed at home: they are already in A5 size, set for the print on 8 A4 sheets (duplex) and the fold in the right order.

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Vadem&cum is a project born from my Bachelor Degree Thesis: it has been selected by the Aiap Women in Design Award 2017 and the Shenzen Global Design Award 2018.

Featured on
www.designformigration.com ↗
Ossomagazine ↗
AWDA ↗
Shenzen Global Design Award ↗



Print and Binding
Printclub Torino
Paper
Favini Oyster 120gr/m2
Supervisor
Fabio Guida
Politecnico di Torino
March 2017




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