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Illustration • SEPIA - the Agency for Illustration presents 'THE ANT COLLECTIVE' – the development and organization of an ant colony in captivating 3D images by Armin SCHIEB c/o SEPIA, appearing as an illustrated book at Kosmos Publishing

02.08.2021 • New at GoSee is illustrator representation SEPIA. In the summer of 2012, Anja Laame and a handful of illustrators founded the agency in Hamburg. Part of the team from the very beginning were Frederik Jurk, Armin Schieb and her husband André Laame. Initially focused only on magazines, the agency quickly grew to include advertising and books. The agency Sepia has meanwhile moved its base to Münster and now represents twelve international illustrators whose work is regularly awarded. Good illustrations are what make brands unique and stand out from the competition. SEPIA’s maxim is to help strengthen messages visually.

“In contrast to photography, illustration begins with a white surface. I am delighted how illustration is able to fill a blank sheet with life, and tells a story about the person who created it. I love to find and recommend the right artist for a great result. That’s fun. Because, then I know : It’s going to be good,” says owner Anja Laame, who previously worked as photo editor for many years.

Last year, THE ANT COLLECTIVE was published by Kosmos Publishing. In this...

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Illustration • ITEM m6 x Women Artists project with the 'Earthy Delight' work by ANDREA WAN c/o COSMOPOLA and further 'Inevitable Growth' illustrations, entwining floral elements and hands

28.07.2021 • As part of the ITEM m6 x Women Artists project, the luxury bodywear label teamed up with female artists to interpret the brand message 'Women Loving'. We present you the interpretation by illustrator ANDREA WAN c/o COSMOPOLA.

“I wanted to create a piece that embraces femininity and its depth through botanical elements, and to celebrate our innate relationship with nature. The orchid is my favorite flower, and it’s a classic symbol of the feminine, like in the paintings of George O’Keefe. I integrated the color pink, as well as slightly different skin tones in this piece. I think sensuality is a big theme from some of these hands and flower pieces I’ve been doing. It kind of creates an imagined sanctuary for women to feel safe in their body and explore their sensuality,” the artist tells us.

On the project website, participating artists are presented with an interview.


What does 'Women Loving' mean for you? “'Women Loving' means celebrating women purely as ourselves, free and wild, and as mutable as we choose to be. It's about acknowledging that women cannot be confined or limited to...

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Illustration • 'Four Galaxies of Urine Diagnostics' – hyper-realistic 3D illustrations of proteins, bacteria and blood cells as a fascinating panorama by Armin SCHIEB c/o SEPIA for SYSMEX

28.07.2021 • Human urine contains an entire universe of proteins, bacteria, blood cells, and tissue cells. Armin SCHIEB c/o SEPIA is a 3D illustrator from Hamburg. He works with the program Cinema 4D and illustrated a panorama illustration for SYSMEX, the manufacturer of laboratory analysis devices. This is shown in the 'Four Galaxies of Urine Diagnostics' and appeared in the company magazine.

Armin Schieb is a specialist for 3D and infographics. He studied Book Design and Informative Illustration at HAW Hamburg with a great interest in science, technology and fantastic worlds. He enjoys combining 3D renderings with vector graphics to make complex causal relationships clearer.


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Illustration • 'Economic Landscape' for the magazine of Fédération Bancaire Française as well as further landscapes for advertising and editorial by Francesco Bongiorni c/o SEPIA

28.07.2021 • Francesco Bongiorni c/o SEPIA illustrated landscapes for the magazine of Fédération Bancaire Française. We also present you his two works for 'Sporting Events in Trentino' plus landscapes for the outdoor festival Slow Travel Fest. Ad motifs with an Alpine landscape were also designed by him for Ambrosia Val Venosta (Vinschgau Valley, South Tyrol).

Francesco Bongiorni comes from Milan and works as an illustrator in Madrid, mainly in the area of advertising and for magazines. He is skilled in concisely illustrating complex causal relationships, and loves to illustrate vast landscapes, mountains and forests.

His work has been awarded multiple times, among others, by American Illustration and the Society of Illustrators (NY). He has already worked for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Scientific American, Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Harvard Business Review, George Washington University, Yale University, Penn University, Princeton University, The Royal Academy of Arts, Ac Milan, Lancôme, Nautilus, Penguin (Random House),...


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Illustration • 'A universe full of color, energy, humor and irony' BERTONE STUDIO c/o AGENT MOLLY & CO with animations for MINI CARS and TOMMY HILFIGER, packaging and a colorful portfolio between Pop-Surrealism and Neo-Expressionism on GoSee

28.07.2021 • BERTONE STUDIO from Madrid is now represented by AGENTMOLLY & CO. Behind the duo are Eduardo Bertone from Argentina and Michiyo Sato from Japan. Their colorful works of art combine their heritage and the cultural diversity discovered on their travels. Their style is somewhere between psychedelic pop-surrealism, doodling and neo-expressionism. Their recognizable urban art aesthetic is reflected across a multitude of forms, including complex media, small simple drawings, print, animation, advertising, editorial and packaging.

Among their clients are Dacia, Hachette, Orange Consulting, Honda, Skittles, Nestlé, Carrefour, Mini Cars, Smart cars, Hewlett-Packard, Unilever, Eristoff, Toronto Life Magazine… and they work with agencies such as Leo Burnett, McCann, Y&R, DDB, Publicis, W+K, TBWA… Their work also appears in Illustration Now! (Taschen), AI-AP (NY) and Best 200 Illustrators 2009 (Lürzer’s Archive).

Stockholm-based Agent Molly & Co was founded in 2002 by Molly Karlberg and Sara Sinnby. Right from the start, our guiding principles have been focus, ambition and commitment. We enjoy...

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