William Loccisano

William Loccisano – Designer

I am a Senior Art Director with a specialization in book design, boasting two decades of experience in the upscale design industry of NYC.

Overview

In my role as Art Director at the esteemed design agency Pandiscio Green, I bring a wealth of experience spanning a quarter-century in the luxury design industry of New York City.


My expertise lies in the realm of book design, where I've had the privilege of crafting opulent editions for discerning clients across a diverse range of subjects, including architecture, fine art, design, fashion, lifestyle, photography, gastronomy, and travel.


My portfolio includes collaborations with industry titans such as fashion designer Ralph Lauren, actor James Franco, film director and producer Francis Ford Coppola, artist Peter Doig, artist and director Julian Schnabel, art dealer Vito Schnabel, art curator and dealer Jeffrey Deitch, interior decorator Mario Buatta, hotelier André Balazs, and businessman and art collector Ronald S. Lauder, among others.


To encapsulate my professional demeanor, I am characterized by meticulousness, precision, thoughtfulness, and a high degree of competence across my skill sets. I am not only dedicated and reliable but also known for my unwavering work ethic.


In addition to all of these attributes, I'm also known for being a pleasure to work with.

Services
Non-Fiction
Architecture Art Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Design Fashion & Textiles Photography Self-Help & Self-Improvement Sex & Relationships
Languages
English
Awards
  • The Henry Allen Moe Prize for Catalogs of Distinction in the Arts for: Audubon’s Aviary: The Original Watercolors for The Birds of America, by Roberta J.M. Olson (Rizzoli 2013)
  • The Henry Allen Moe Prize for Catalogs of Distinction in the Arts for: Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932, by Janis Staggs and Christian Witt-Dörring (Neue Galerie and Prestel 2019)
  • Designer at the time Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope All-Story won the National Magazine "Ellie" Award (2005)
  • Printing Industries of America Premier Print Award for Flowers for Baudelaire by Terence Koh (Vito Schnabel 2010)
  • Winner of AIGA 50 Books | 50 Covers: John Currin: Men (Gagosian Gallery 2019)

Work experience

Self-employed

Jan, 2023 — Present

As a Senior Art Director specializing in book design, I bring two decades of expertise from NYC's upscale design industry. My focus on book design spans diverse subjects like architecture, fine art, fashion, photography, and more. Noteworthy collaborations include Ralph Lauren, James Franco, Francis Ford Coppola, Julian Schnabel, Ronald S. Lauder, and others. Known for meticulousness, precision, and a strong work ethic, I am dedicated, reliable, and consistently deliver high-quality results.

Pandiscio Green

Apr, 1999 — Jul, 2023 (over 24 years)

During my 20 years at esteemed design agency Pandiscio Green I created luxury edition books for distinguished clientele in subjects including architecture, fine art, design, fashion, lifestyle, photography, gastronomy and travel. I also designed logos, brand identity, stationery, advertising, and luxe brand collateral.

Portfolio

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Francesco Vezzoli

Perrella, Cristiana

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Ten

Keith Haring

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Big

Keith Haring

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Dance

Haring, Keith

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Love

Haring, Keith

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Hollywood Handbook

Balazs, Andre

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
New Worlds: German and Austrian Art, 1890-1940.

Price, Renee, with Kort, Pamela, and Topp, Leslie (Edited by); Barnett, Vivian E

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Keith Haring

Elisabeth Sussman

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
David Salle 1979-94

Whitney, David

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Dogs

Haring, Keith

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Babies

Haring, Keith

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Rachel Feinstein

Feinstein, Rachel

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
John Currin: Men

Gingeras, Alison M.

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Josef Hoffman: Interiors, 1902-1913

Will-doerring, Christian

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Sarah Morris: Lesser Panda

Sarah Morris (Johanna Burton; Pierre Alexandre de Looz; Didrich Diederichsen)

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Birth of the Modern: Style and Identity in Vienna 1900

Jill Lloyd and Christian Witt-Dorring, Editors

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
James Nares

Taubin, Amy

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management
Julian Schnabel

Schnabel, Julian

Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

William has 2 reviews

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Jonathan C.

Jonathan C.

Apr, 2024

William was able to work with my vision and brief extremely well. We were able to create an amazingly beautiful eye-catching cover that really captures the essence of my book. Super excited to show it to the world!
William L.
Thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure collaborating with you on creating the cover for your book. I'm eagerly anticipating the moment when you unveil it to the world! Best of luc...
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Gillian Q.

Gillian Q.

Nov, 2023

William provided me with his book cover design expertise and was extremely professional, timely and organized with all timelines associated with my short turnaround for my project. I hope to use him again in the future if/when the book project continues.
William L.
Gillian, your kind words are much appreciated. Working together on your project was a pleasure, and I'll be here whenever you need assistance.

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