Simonetta Scala (Bologna, 1956). From 1982 to 1986 she worked as a cartoonist and illustrator, publishing her work in Alter Alter and Vanity and taking part in group exhibitions. She has worked as a graphic designer since 1985. In 2001 she set up as an independent graphic designer with the trade mark Lizart comunicazione visiva. She taught at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna from 2008 to 2010. She is mainly concerned with corporate publishing and works for both public and private clients. Since 2003, she has also worked on a number of self published projects based on hers photographies.