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P H I L I P G IO R DA N O

w. www.behance.net/philipgiordano e. sigur451@gmail.com

PHILIP GIORDANO

Tokyo-based Italian Philip Giordano

European Institute of Design], and

puts quite a spin on the world of

subsequently gained a Masters in

illustration. Fusing his home-grown

Animation Techniques in Turin.

influences with those of his current surroundings, he creates beautifully-

A few years ago, I moved to Tokyo. I

hued tales that blossom with a

now work in magazines, advertising,

definitive East-meets-West style. The

toy design and children’s books, and

pensive artist speaks of vintage books,

animation.

living in Japan and his resolution to explore new fields.

Where does your interest in illustration come from?

Tell us a bit about yourself and your background...

From the books of my childhood. One of the first books I read was

I am an Italian illustrator born in a

The Apple and the Butterfly by Lela

small town on the coast of Liguria. I

Mari. I was charmed by the simple

attended the Brera Academy in Milan,

storytelling, using only images.

studied illustration at the Istituto

It’s still one of my favourites. →

Europeo di Design [editor’s note: the

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