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Office tale of Marco Nicotra, head of BOLO Paper

Office tale of Marco Nicotra, head of BOLO Paper

Published by Leonardo Calcagno

Who are you : 

 Marco Nicotra, head of BOLO Paper, independent publishing house and of Tipografia Reali.

Your current job : 

graphic designer, independent publisher, brand manager.

In which city are you located? 

Milan, Italy

A word to define what kind of worker you are :


What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..) 

Paper, stitches, cutter, tape, ink.

What does your office space look like? 

Like an old old old print space typography.

What kind of music do you listen when you are working ? 

Indie music

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ? 

I try to keep 51 % of analogic work and 49% of digital

What tips would you give to improve productivity ?

 Dont speak, just do stuff, make mistakes but do things, produce.

You’re better than your colleagues to :

 keep the same level of strength and creativity in a project trough out day,s weeks months years.

What is the best advice anyone has given you ? 

Accept mistakes as a starting point of unexpected spontaneeous creativity

What is your best tip for saving time ? 

The same, mistakes randomness produce quality more than keeping in mind all the details in a creative project.

What is your routine start and end of the day ? 

Cuddle cats and drink a coffee in a bar. At night i dont have routine.

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without? 

Long arm stitcher