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27.05.2024 • From his base in Madrid, illustrator Nicolás AZNAREZ c/o CAROLINESIEDLER.COM has carved out quite a niche for himself with his work in the German speaking region. His style is rough with edges, frontal and dense. His artwork is reminiscent of Spanish panel paintings, its composition dense and vividly colored. Leaving little room yet still so much open.

Quite the contrary can be said about his simplistic illustrations on daily headlines, which leave space to take root. They spark the imagination, providing food for thought on complex topics, at times tongue-in-cheek, or naive, sometimes even romantic or deeply symbolic.

“Nicolás lives in Madrid and has been working with / The Ambassador of Illustration for more than 15 years now – and is likewise an equally reliable Ambassador of Illustration himself who is highly sought after!” Caroline Seidler tells us.

Particularly popular are portraits by Nicolás in his special style. His eye-catching illustrations for the Money Museum for children of Erste BANK with, video animations, book and folder covers on...

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ILLUSTRATION TIGER CRYSTAL BEER campaign with character studies by New York-based illustrator KERVIN BRISSEAUX c/o B&A REPS GERMANY for Studio Colossal Brazil

21.05.2024 • Kervin BRISSEAUX is a designer, illustrator and design director based in New York. His style is marked by a love of architecture, comics and pop culture. In his typical signature, he created character studies for the ‘Brewed for Your Life’ campaign of TIGER CRYSTAL BEER on commission for the animation specialists from Studio Colossal Brazil for BBH Singapore. Here are further details of the project.

“Kervin Brisseaux is an artist based in NYC. Kervin is a proud first-generation Haitian-American whose illustration style incorporates influences from fashion, music, and other facets of pop culture. He previously held the position of design director at Vault49, a world-renowned brand design agency in New York and London. While at Vault, he spent 8.5 years developing creative solutions for some of the world’s biggest brands, including Diageo, Pepsi, and Uniqlo. Today, he works as a freelance artist, partnering with clients across a variety of industries, including Adobe, New Balance, EA Sports, Nickelodeon, MTV, ESPN, and more.”

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ILLUSTRATION ‘The Best Hollywood Books’ illustrated by GOLDEN COSMOS c/o 2AGENTEN for the LA TIMES

12.05.2024 • Berlin-based illustrator duo GOLDEN COSMOS c/o 2AGENTEN, aka Doris Freigofas & Daniel Dolz, illustrated for the cover story on the best Hollywood books of all time in the LA TIMES.

Including books such as ‘Play It As It Lays’ by Joan Didion, ‘You’ll Never Eat Lunch in this Town Again’ by Julia Phillips, ‘Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven’s Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists’ by Steven Bach, ‘Raising Kane’ or ‘The Citizen Kane Book’ by Pauline Kael, or ‘Postcards from the Edge’ by Carrie Fisher.

2AGENTEN: “The exuberant duo captures the simple, pleasurable details of daily life. But then there are also elements of the extraordinary in their images – spaceships, the Brothers Grimm, buttoned-up detectives, and devils – adventurous and occasionally sinister narratives like something from a German folk story made modern. Their drawings walk the line between a daydream and the everyday. Distinctly European and quite at home with the other colorful, flattened perspectives showcased by Nobrow Press, Golden Cosmos’ work will be familiar to readers of The New York...

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ILLUSTRATION ‘AI LOVE’ – an NZZ AM SONNTAG Special with illustrations by DIRK SCHMIDT c/o 2AGENTEN

06.05.2024 • “Is it possible to be in a relationship with an AI,” I asked myself and created a chatbot friend named Carl….” DIRK SCHMIDT c/o 2AGENTEN illustrated on the topic for NZZ AM SONNTAG. Here on GoSee, we are delighted to introduce the illustrator from Munich with a portfolio.

Dirk Schmidt is an artist, designer and animator based in Munich, Germany. He started drawing at an early age and won his first art prize in primary school. He graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in 2005. Since then, he has been working as a professional illustrator and designer. He has created thousands of illustrations for magazines, book covers, and newspapers, such as Süddeutsche Zeitung, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Le Monde. Dirk also illustrates Axel Hacke’s weekly column for Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine.

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ILLUSTRATION ‘My Heart and Me’ – STERN MAGAZINE Special with paper art by KATRIN RODEGAST c/o 2AGENTEN

06.05.2024 • “Stern magazine asked me to design a series of illustrations about our heart. How can we keep our heart healthy? What protects it and what harms it?” Paper artist and illustrator KATRIN RODEGAST c/o 2AGENTEN presents us the result here on GoSee.

Whether for ads, magazines, brochures, websites, apps or animated films, each motif becomes a distinctive piece that directly casts a spell on the observer in the hands of KATRIN RODEGAST. Katrin has received multiple awards, including ‘Talent of the Year’ from Art Directors Club, as well as the Red Dot Design Award, Adobe Design Achievement Award, and many more.

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