puzzles and brainteasers are important
to the poll of a representative sample of 1000 readers,
conducted by an important magazine, only 13 percent
of the readers answered "never" to the
question "do you buy a newspaper just to do
the puzzles?". That confirms that puzzles are
important features in a publication and can be a
valuable means to build up a loyal audience.
you need original, involving visual puzzles to
captivate and entertain a particular or informed
audience, then look no further... For over 20 years
I have been writing articles and columns on optical
illusions, curiosities and paradoxes from
the world of science. Fun and easy to execute,
my puzzles and games involve the reader in the
process of solving through creative and critical
experience in the field of games culture,
along with my competence in rendering accessible
themes which would normally be left to the experts
because of their supposed complexity, has brought
me to collaborate with authoritative newspapers
and magazines in the field of the diffusion of
knowledge and entertainment.
2002, my puzzle features have been published and
syndicated by the following syndication agencies:
success of my puzzles is due in large part to 4
important ingredients: a neat illustration,
a short text, a pinch of humor, and an exhaustive
solution accompanied, if needed, with a step-by-step
explanation and a clear diagram.
don't just 'do' games, I offer (re)creative entertainment that
sharpens the mind and the critical sense, and also
a philosophy of life: a simple and concrete way to
improve oneself and to see the world from a positive
side, conserving self-irony and a fair critical detachment.
puzzles are perfect for magazines, reviews, newspapers,
and of course books.
develop and supply:
attention and memory tests,
games for advertising,
recreational mathematic games.
My work is in English, Italian and French.
can see more puzzle projects I work on in my FaceBook
receive a catalog of my puzzles and features, please contact
me specifying which kind of puzzles you
also write compelling puzzle stories involving
peculiar characters: elves, detectives, or mad
scientists, dealing with enigmas and secrets
that have to be solved or deciphered... Story
1 | Story
from the Elves
At the beginning of 2006, the Elf Leto started as a cartoon
character involved in a number of impossible situations where, without the aid
of supernatural powers, he cleverly solves any difficulties using just logic
and intuition. The adventures of the Elf Leto were featured in the BrainTrainer magazine.
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I write educational and illustrated books that enhance
visual thinking skills and train the brain while having
I design and draw new optical illusions and perception
puzzles that amaze, and teach the readers about how
our brains work.