P H I L I P G IO R DA N O
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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,
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
Published on Dec 14, 2015
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