Awarded by the Creative Quarterly CQ34 and spotted by the Annual Society of Illustrators and Annual Arts Communication, Francesco is always seeking for new challenges. He creates conceptual and striking illustrations, he interprets and summarizes all complex speeches in an original way and makes clients’ ideas alive…
His illustration « Homesickness » was selected for the legendary American Illustration 34.
Among its clients, The New York Times, The NewYorker, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Le monde, Harvard Business Review, Belmond, George Washington University, Yale University, Princeton University, Royal Academy of Arts of London, Penguin Random House, Ogilvy, Editions Autrement, Ac Milan, Lancôme, Air France, Honda.
Graduated from the art university of la Sorbonne and from the EPSAA in graphic art, Léna worked for 5 years in a communication agency in Paris. Since then, she is free-lance illustrator and works frequently with the Giorgio Armani Perfumes & Cosmetics brand. She is drawing artist portraits such as the ones created for the Warner Music event in France, she performs as well in live drawing, realizing fashion illustrations like the ones made for Samsung in collaboration with Elite. Found of music, she is inspired by fashion, by concerts, and creative encounters. Among her clients: Giorgio Armani Cosmetics, Prada, Elite, Samsung, Warner Music France, Parlophone, Rec 118, Agence Willie Beamen, Agence Puig, Agence Castor & Pollux, Agence Brief, Galerie Lafayette Voyages, Le Pupetta, Le Marius, Hôtel Le Cornouaille, Santé Magazine..
Cesare Bellassai is a minimalist and conceptual illustrator born in Noto, Sicilia.
He loves to simplify each story and to get its pure essence.
Using as few lines as possible, he features the client’s idea as visual poems close to pictograms. He has already worked with various clients around the world as L’Express, Leo Burnett Canada, Vodafone Germany, Merck Pro Magazine, Der Spiegel, Eos Group, 81 Family Office, Psychologies Magazine France, Earls Kitchen & Bar Canada, Hotel delle Nazioni Jesolo…
Bertone Studio is formed by Eduardo Bertone & Michiyo Sato. They have worked for a wide variety of international clients in advertisement, animation, packaging, editorial and social media, including Dacia, Hachette, Orange Consulting, Honda, Skittles, Nestlé, Dacia, Carrefour, Mini Cars, Smart cars, Hewlett-Packard, Unilever, Toronto Life Magazine among others. Commissioned by many advertisement agencies worldwide such us Leo Burnett, McCann, Y&R, DDB, Publicis, W+K, TBWA… Their work have been published in several books and magazines, including Illustration Now! (Taschen), AI-AP (NY), and Best 200 Illustrators 2009 (Lürzer’s Archive). Eduardo has also accomplishing several art exhibitions internationally.
Graphic designer and illustrator since 2006, known as well under the pseudo of Toyzmachin, Julien followed its studies in visual communication schools (LISAA and Intuit/Lab). Consequently he embraced illustration and graphic style.
Today he is working with advertising agencies, communication as well as press and edition. His universe is colorful and playful and he succeeded in creating a unique style, easy to identify at a glance. He collaborated with Publicis, Textuel La Mine, BETC, Dialog, Havas, Young & Rubicam, Media Conseil, Les Editions des Correspondances, France Télévision, PlayBac, Jung Von Matt, PMU, Ricola, Véolia, la MAIF, l’Ordre des Pharmaciens, Planète Sushis, CIC, Banette, Fondation des Pièces Jaunes (Hôpitaux de France), Babybel… as well as for the Loire Atlantique department, the Eure et Loir, the territoire de Belfort and Paris council. Julien has been rewarded in professional magazines such as Archive « 200 Best Illustrators », Ultimate Illustration, Computer Art, Source Book of Illustration, and participated in the PictoPlasma exhibition at the Gaité Lyrique.
Michel Canetti is an artist and an advertising illustrator born in Paris and graduated from La Sorbonne. For more than 30 years, he is one of the best fashion french illustrators. He creates superb illustrations which embody the Parisian chic attitude. Inspired by the calligraphy traditional art, his work deals with a subtil balance between creativity and control: floating curves, sophisticated and precise details.
Among his clients: Cartier, Guerlain, Estée Lauder, Chanel, De Grisogono, Kérastase, L’Oréal, Lux as well as Renault, Mercedes, Air France, Sofitel, de Grisogono, Armani, Aéroport de Paris, Neiman Marcus, LCL, Waterman, Perrier, Fiat, De Beers, Deutsch Grammophon, Vogue, Le Parisien… Canetti was elected as one of the « 200 best illustrators of the world » in 2009/2010, 2014/2015 and 2016/2017 by Lüzers.
Hélène Cayre would have loved to be born when lead pencil was still the king for drawing. After studies in Arts Appliqués, she became a web designer. A great experience, where she learned how to deal with client brief, short timings and non ending evenings working and keeping a good mood.
After 5 years, frustrated in creativity, she threw herself into the unknown to become free-lance illustrator specialized in fashion and beauty. She loves also working on portrait. She works by hand, with lead pencil, coloring with aquarelle or with computer, always in a very light and subtle palette of shades. Her universe is like her, soft and sensitive, always keeping a touch of humour.
L’Oréal, Kenzo, P&G, Wella, Neutrogena, BodyShop, Bourjois Paris Louis Pion, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Adéli Paris, Babyliss, Parrot, Paulette Magazine, CosmétiqueMag, Marie France magazine have already chosen Hélène to work on their projects.
Veronica sees life in color, like her portfolio and her collection of nail polish! Globetrotter, thanks to her mexican-french origins, she lived in Mexico and then in Paris. Graduated of Parsons the New School, she is now based in New York where she works for a range of clients in fashion, retail, advertising, cosmetics and more… The cosmopolitan spirit of New York inspires her, among her clients: Shu Uemura, Macy’s, Barney’s, Clinique, Elizabeth Arden, Bourjois Paris, Claudie Pierlot, and the Wall Street Journal.
Vaïnui de Castelbajac
Vaïnui de Castelbajac is an illustrator and animation director based in Paris. After her studies in graphic design at the Intuit Lab school, she was an artistic director for 8 years in different advertising agencies (CLM BBDO, Leg, Agence H, etc..). Then she decided to dedicate herself only to her passion: the illustration. She is working frequently for magazines (Office et Culture, l’Express, Que choisir), editors (Michel Lafon, Editions Delcourt, Éditions du Chêne, la Martinière…),and brands (Ouigo, Orange, TIC TAC, Nestlé, Sosh, Flunch, Mytosil, Spontex, Ben & Jerrys…). She published as well a comic book with Delcourt named Dr Rorschach.
Pupils charming ! Her Arts Appliqués degree in the pocket, she became textile designer for the children category and started working for prestigious brands such as Catimini, Kenzo kids. Then, she became free lance illustrator, as in her dreams. Many contracts followed for fashion, advertising or young target album (Lilichou). She exhibits in France, UK, Italy, United states. Year after year her style reveals more feminines curves, more adult lines…towards a graphic universe, mixing line drawings and pictures. Today, Adolie keeps working on several projects: advertising (Monoprix, Alliance Française de Sydney, Culturespace, Samsung+Elite models Paris, Chanel, Ferrero, Unesco, Villa Ephrussi de Rotchild, Etam + Undiz, L’Oréal, Mairie de Vincennes, Skittles, Dyson, Lenovo, Le Particulier, Vincent Guerlais, Galeries Lafayettes, Amazon, Mattel, Leonidas, Kenzo kids, Pom d’api shoes, Swatch…),edition (Flammarion, Margot, Marabout, Editions courtes et longues, Blue arts…), press (Glamour), children play (Clairefontaine) and fashion (Cocolico).
Born in april 1986 in Dunkerque, Ophélie always had pencils and felt-tip pens in the hand, drawing in order to express a feeling, a desire, to let the imagination run away, even sometime in her schoolmates’ notebooks ! … She imagines different jobs around drawing, and as self-taught woman with a print and graphic designer training , she practices as graphic designer and web designer since 2007, always doing illustration a well. She collaborates as illustrator for Kaviari, Brasserie MIRA, Sacavin, Vill’up, Chérie FM, WAD Magazine, Elzévir, Mint Magazine, Paulette Magazine and coloring books for Atlas Imaginaire, Hachette. She created as well the s/s18 collection Art Collage of Skunkfunk and the collection Coffee Paper x Maison Jean Vier in duo with Da Coffee Time.
Alias Maureen Wingrove, graduated from the Emile Cohl school in 2009, she works today for Edition, Press, Advertising and Comic books. Through her blog, she speaks about her life, her likes, her questioning on feminism, using an ironic tone in a private diary format. Quickly overwhelmed by the success she had on the web, she published in 2011 the Autobiography d’une fille Gaga and in 2012 Confession d’une Glitter Addict, an adaptation of her blog. In 2013 she completed with Forever Bitch, a comic that relates with humour the life of three young thirty-year-old girls. At 27 years old, Diglee meets with great success, she created an addictive universe for all her fans, and they request from her always more, all over the world ! Among her clients: Uniqlo, Grand Marnier, NRJ-Banque Populaire, Yves Rocher, Nocibé, Nestlé, Œnobiol, Saint Louis, Weight Watchers, Cointreau, Gloria, L’obs.
Charlotte du jour
Once her Penninghen degree in the pocket and after a quick experience in advertising at DDB agency in Paris, Charlotte du jour set up in London in 2006. There she choose to illustrate with humour and elegance brands such as NUXE UK, Agatha, the french institute of London, the Prix de Diane, the Jockey Club, the Editions du chêne, Auchan, Merci Maman, Babyzen, Thomas Goode, Mavala et Orell füssli in Zurich, No&More, Greedy Goddess, and the beauty products Onira and Skinade…
Everyday life events take a joyful color under Charlotte du Jour creations, and she keeps going to make us smile with her unique universe.
Agnès was born in Rennes in 1987, and fell in love with drawing at an early age. She soon started to dream about an artistic career as a lifegoal, and this came true when, freshly graduated from Pivaut school in 2013, she started to work as a free-lance illustrator.
Using only traditional medias such as color pencils or gouache, she loves to mix techniques and explore new graphic styles from one project to another, but she fully expresses her humorous, poetic tone with watercolor and ink, giving it a retro feel. After she first worked for children’s litterature, she became curious to find out more about the other feilds of her job and she now draws more and more for advertising and communication. Among her clients : Andros, Raynaud-Ercuis, DSM, Hinkler Books, Cricket Media, Magnard Jeunesse….
Phil Constantinesco was born in 1982, in a small town between the Vosges mountains and the Rhine River. After completing his studies in Visual Communication in Strasbourg, he founded Zurich29 with Dorian Gourg, briefly worked for MTV in Paris, and has been pursuing his career as a freelance motion designer ever since. « Faunesque » is his personal portfolio. Why « Faunesque »? Simply because of Phil’s long-time interest in flora and fauna, although « simply » does not quite cut it, as his drawings are purposefully complex, offering a vision of nature from several perspectives at once. He works for several magazines like Marie-Claire, Clarins, Long Cours, Phosphore, Voici, Psychologies, Reverso, Fricote, Le Vif, … and for brands like Parrot, Hachette, OLOW …
After Penninghen and several years working in advertising agencies, edition, graphic communication as artistic director and creation director, Sabine is doing now illustration almost exclusively. Advertorials, lively sketches (of moods, events …), portraits, running dogs, beauty products, fruits of the market, concept, ideas … She is interesting in answering precisely to every single brief, with reflexion, rapidity and enthusiasm, using paper, leads, plume, ink, stains…and a touch of humour when feasible.
Special thanks to Marie Claire, Madame Figaro, Air France, L’Occitane, Leclerc, Régal, Yannick Alléno, Éditions du Cherche Midi, Glénat, Hachette, Montbel, to JDD, Kérastase, L’Occitane, Ernst&Young, Moët&Chandon, L’Arrière Cuisine, Kaviari, cairn trekking…
Drawing is my passion, and I spend most of my time doing illustration. I draw very large formats, which allow me to pay deep attention too details concerning hair, patterns, typography. All is done using BIC pens, with vivid and contrasted colors. I did not choose my drawing style consciously. In fact I do love blue, especially the hue of the blue Bic ballpoint pens. I started in school time, covering with drawings my notebooks, with the only tool I had in class. Since then, my style matured, and even became very trendy. I always draw with pleasure and for clients in every sectors: L’Occitane, Cosmopolitan, Undiz, L’Oréal, L’express Styles, Les Transports Londoniens, Beaux Arts Magazine…
Delphine always knew she wanted to choose an artistic job, not knowing exactly which one. Between fashion design, architecture and advertising…her heart swung. Being eighteen, she joined a graphic arts school and trained herself to advertising jobs. She got her first contract at BETC as an assistant and then became artistic director at Publicis. She always keeps drawing. In 2014, she became officially illustrator and joined Marie Bastille agency under the name of Inkie. Among her clients: Uniqlo, Chase Pay, Stylist, Beaux-arts magazine, Gallimard, Crédit Agricole, Emmaüs Solidarité, the CNAM, Theatre Point Virgule, Dacia…
Monsieur Jean became passionated with graphic design thanks to the skate universe of the 80’s. He describes himself as « un mec à l’ancienne », the « old-style guy »! With a sparkling spirit, he likes drawing letters that play with expressions, slogans and proverbs. He is a specialist in live drawings, traditional calligraphy, object customizations, Chalk Board and Cross-stitch. Among his clients, we find brands and magazines such as Timberland, Sephora, Uniqlo, Sport & Style , L’Express… Le Sesame, Le Delik…
I was born in Tokyo and then I moved to Brazil, I studied painting at the « Tama Art » university in Tokyo and I started to work as an illustrator at the same time. I realized that doing illustration was my dreaming job: answer to orders, draw for the clients, connect concepts, ideas and creativity !!! And it happened in Paris where I live now and where I met success, fans and I fullfiled myself ! Among my numerous clients, I had the privilege to work for Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Dior, Cacharel, Ricola, La Samaritaine Groupe LVMH … and also for famous editors: PUF, Vigot, Le Chêne, Hachette, Pocket, Le Livre de Poche … and of course I daily work for My Little Paris !
Born in Tomaszow-Mazowiecki, small country-side town in Poland, Lidia Kostanek spent her childhood developing her imagination in Central Europe forests. Studying at the Beaux-Arts academy of Warsow, she focussed her creation aspiration opting for graphic design and illustration expertise. She learned from the inside all the graphic movement of the polish poster. Expatriated in France and illustrator since 2003, she develops a know-how in vectoriel illustration, working in agencies, with edition ((Hachette – Art-thérapie, ADP magazine) or advertising. Her fertile universe, infused with poetry, mixes illustrations, engraving and sculpture to explore everyone identity and personality.
LaBaz, alias Alice Moliner, draw nice characters in their daily world. Teens and their parents for the INPES site or the CNAF, office life for MAAF or AXA, dogs and their owners for Joinville council…In a style mixing kind humour, comic bubbles and magazine illustration modern style, she works for advertising, web, press and edition. She illustrated the book Comprendre le féminisme – Understanding Feminism – as well as Unicef campaign.
Graphic designer and autodidact since 1998, David is living in the south-ouest of France. After an experience as artistic director for the french street wear brand TRIIAD, he created his own label CELL DVSN and became artistic director of the OTAKU brand, offering video games inspired tee-shirts. Attracted by urban atmosphere, being passionate for skating, he is infused with « skate culture » , and especially the mix of music, graphic and community sharing spirit. He does life drawing and we always feel in his illustrations this urban inspiration and the pleasure he gets speaking with the people he sketches. Among his clients: Champagne Mercier (Illustrateur exclusif), Veuve Cliquot, Les Galeries Lafayette, Franck & Fils, la RATP, Paypal, ADP magazine, le MUCEM, l’Obs, L’express, 180°, 12,5%,Beaux arts magazine, Doolittle, France Culture papiers, Carhartt, Je bouquine, WAD, Jet Tours, Lufthansa, Parrot, Playboy Magazine, Hotel Molitor Paris
Bertrand Le Pautremat
Bertrand Le Pautremat was born in Paris and started his artistic career as a still life photographer for advertising. At that time he started to elaborate a technic shooting transparent folding papers. Since then he plays with paper under all its forms: folding, origami, lights ans shadows variations, all creative shapes come alive with his numerous clients: La Poste, Orange, Lacoste, GDF Suez, SNCF, Le Monde, Lancôme, Nivéa, Hasbro as well as magazines and edition houses such as Psychologie mag, Eyrolles…
From Paris to Singapour, Mademoiselle C. (alias Charline Fabry), wanders with her felt pens and brushes for the pleasure of her clients, working in various fields such as Citroën, Wondercity, Mademoiselle Bio, Loréal, Dior, Acqua di Parma, Garnier, Yves Rocher, Wilkinson, Les Laboratoires Cys Control, Giphar, Napolitain de Lu, Monoprix, Starbucks, Lavazza, Deli France, Breteuil, Buccolam, Raison de santé …
She illustrates as well for @parisiennelondonienne, the blog dedicated to London based Parisian mothers, always in a soft and poetic universes with a touch of humour…infused with life experiences.
Mathou, is a lively 30 years old, born in Angers. She is illustrator, author and graphic designer. Her blog « Crayon d’Humeur » is a real success, since 2007 she is sharing her mood and experiences of her woman’s life with colored and rounded illustrations. She has real talent to see the positive way of every day annoyance, embellishing everyday life with fun and enhancing our fault with humour. She has published her first book « Wonder women also have a girdle » at the edition Pop Corn in 2016 and followed with a new book « TOUT PLAQUER / dump it all and go take a bath », a feel good album on all small daily life pleasure. Her clients in advertising are Charles & Alice, Disneyland Paris, Max Havelaar, Tropicana, La Fnac, Yoplait, Kinder, Nivea, Mercurochrome, IDTGV, Microsoft, Intermarché, Fédération Francaise de Tennis, Petit Billy, Le Magazine Parents, First Edition …
Andrea Mongia is an Italian illustrator. Born in 1989, he moved to Rome and graduated in illustration from the European Institute of Design (IED) in 2011. He works as freelance illustrator in various fields such as children’s books, newspapers and international magazines. Among his clients: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The Sunday Times Magazine, Les Echos Week-end, Fast Company, Mr Porter, Zeit Campus, Real Simple, Variety, L’ OBS, Architectural Digest, Surface Magazine, Groundwood Books, Yale School of Public Health, Insurance Generali, Loescher Editore, Rivista Studio, Rivista Undici, Donna Moderna, Biancoenero Edizioni. His work has also been recognized by The Society of Illustrators and American Illustration annuals.
After studying graphic design in Lyon, and spending several years working in London, Clémence Monot is now a Parisian illustrator since 2010. Being fond of line drawing, the basis of her work, she creates subtil illustrations, with digital colorization. She loves to draw everything, from the armchair to the trendy shoes, as well as the pumpkin, the lonely sparrow or a city map, a district of Paris. Enthusiastic and passionate, she is working for clients in edition, Marie Claire, Votre Beauté, M le magazine du Monde, Playbac, Penguin Books, Hachette, Lagardère-Active, as well as brands in various areas, such as Hermès,L’Occitane, l’Oréal, Clarins, La Roche Posay, Uriage, Angelina, Carette, La Société Générale, La Tour d’Argent, Vinci…
Lauren Mortimer, born in Arizona, has become one of the greatest London illustrators !
After studying fashion, she choose to focus on illustration. When she is not drawing for her clients, she likes to wander through the parks of London, daydreaming of Wes Anderson films’ characters… Taking the chance to get caught up with the game and become one of them ! Lead pencils are her best friends, with the most simplest of tools, she creates extraordinary things. She gives life to her subjects, adding textures, patterns, curves in a very realistic style. Inspiration comes from her surrounding world, where she loves to play with a touch of surrealism, giving birth sometimes to amazing creatures such as the ice cream cone-brain or the pistol-rabbit.
Among her clients, Stylist, M le Monde magazine, Vanity fair, Arte France, Guy Degrenne , Parrot, Angelina…
Spending his time between London and south of France, Richard is a cycling addict when he is not drawing and delights in exploring our countryside on his bicycle. His portraits for M, le Monde magazine, made him well known as a specialist for his engraving style which reflects the steel and wood engraving of bygone days. He works mainly with ink, then doing any colouring digitally. Among his clients: Time Life, GQ, Le Monde, Libération, Swiss Railways, Walt Disney, Orange, Crabtree & Evelyn, Fortnum & Mason, World Wildlife Fund , Highgrove and L’Obs.
Born with a pencil in the hand, passionate for fashion and drawing, Daria was growing up thinking about how to make her illustration dreams come true. In 2008, she had her degrees in graphic design and artistic direction at the NABA in Milan and started to work as textile designer for the Elio Fiorucci brand, as well as Style.it, PayPal, Citroën, Uriage, Marabout, Biba and the Italian and Russian White Sposa magazine. She keeps going on her career working as well for Giorgio Armani or Mia Bu.
Born in Rome, Francesca has a degree in Art history and graphic design. Living in Paris since 2004, she works as an illustrator and a graphic designer on projects dealing with edition and communication. Francesca likes to draw women, captivating their looks and attitudes, being inspired by their stories and their dreams. Interested in fashion, cinema ad music, Francesca loves to do portrait as well. She often did live drawings, for professional events, festivals, concerts, and some of her creations are sold in galeries. Among her clients: Française des Jeux, Tupperware, Heineken, Editions Calmann-Lévy, Muze, Le Nouveau Magazine Littéraire, ERCcOMICS , Octopus Publishing, Helbling Language, Piemme/Mondadori, Musée National d’Art de Catalogne, Posca, Mi-Ami Festival.
Baptiste Stéphan is an illustrator living in France, at Brest.
His work is infused with poetry and surrealism, with a focus on emotions, situations, body language and colors.
He loves working on narrative creations and the link between subject and viewer. He pays special attention to light usage according to the space. Beyond graphic art, he looks for inspiration in music, sub-culture, nature and fashion, as well as graphic design and advertising.
Among his clients: Nantes Métropole, la Ville de Brest, Architecture en Finistère, la Maison du Théâtre, Science & Sea, Cinéphare, les thés SCOP-TI, la CGT, La Marque Zone, Upton Park Records, Scandinavian Crush…
Arnaud Tracol is an indépendant illustrator working in Paris for advertising, edition and press. He draws characters, adding a touch of poetry and sometimes nostalgia. He likes drawing portraits and sublimates reality with a monochromic style that reveals everyone emotion and personality. Among his clients: Aéroports de Paris, Avantages, Banque de France, Beaux Arts Magazine, L’Express Styles, Le Livre de Poche, l’Obs, Bouygues, CB News, Challenges, Compagnie Nationale des Commissaires aux Comptes, Club Med, BioCoop, Côté Paris, Crédit Agricole, Taste of Paris, Editions Héloïse d’Ormesson, Hachette, Inside Housing, Institut Français d’Indonésie, Management, Nexity, Nouvelles Images, Cultures Bio, Orange, Paris Ouest Construction,Takeda.
To inspire her illustration, Frédérique crosses Paris on her bicycle whatever the weather might be. During her getaways she feels moods, trends, fashion and funny situations. She is working for press, edition and advertising. She likes to draw characters in their daily life with a humorous tone that shifts the situation. She has a way to look at things with a kind of frivolity that makes us smile. She loves cats, and try to draw one on every blank page corner she finds…
Among her clients: Yves Rocher, Euphytose, Autolib, Giphar, La CNAF, Photobox, Fédération Francaise de Tennis, Petit Billy, Truvia, oh my week!, Editions Hatier, Hachette, Milan, Nathan, Rageot, Bordas…
Zurich29 is an independent designer studio, created by Phil Constantinesco and Dorian Gourg. Being specialists in motion design and illustration, their creations come alive thanks a to mix of different technics such as live-action, illustration, photography, 2D and 3D. Zurich29 associates traditional and vector, wandering from one culture to the other, from one universe to another, twisting graphic codes to give them a new meaning. Curious and complementary, they create rich and full of details images, either fixed or in motion.
Among their clients: MTV, Citroën, Lacoste, Amnesty International, SFR, L’Oréal, Pepsi, McDonald, Quick, Banque Populaire, Hermès, Homebox, Allianz, Société Générale, Clairefontaine, France 4, Pages Jaunes, Powerade, 20 Minutes and various agencies such as Ogilvy, DDB, Emakina, TBWA, BBDO, Havas, Publicis…