Book cover illustration of "Se punti alla luna" (If you shoot for the moon) by Marie Vareille, for Italian publisher Terre di Mezzo. The main character is Léa, 16-year-old girl torn between the dream of becoming a professional basketball player and the need to untangle the knot of her life. Thanks to AD Giulia Rizzo!
New book cover illustration for Codice Edizioni: author Ling Ma brings us eight widely different tales of people making their way through the madness and reality of our collective delusions. The Italian title “La donna che scompare” (kind of ‘The woman who vanishes’) evokes films by Hitchcock and Antonioni, which also have inspired this illustration. Graphic design by Silvia Virgillo/Puntuale.
Latest book cover for Codice Edizioni: "Faune" is a climate fiction set in a near-future world ravaged by climate change. Laura, a biologist, explores a lush and brutal nature, fascinating and terrifying at the same time, which erases the boundaries between humans, animals and the surrounding space.
New book cover illustration for Italian publisher Mondadori. Jef Aerts’ "Mio fratello sa volare" (The Blue Wing) tells the adventure of two inseparable brothers torn between being children and having too much responsibility.
Thanks to art director Fernando Ambrosi! Graphic design by Copia & Incolla.
Book cover illustration of "Anime morte" (Dead Souls) by Sam Riviere: a witty, metaphysical novel that depicts a fantastical, alternate-world version of London in which poetry has become the city’s major cultural product. But the capital’s literary scene was racked by scandal: the poet Solomon Wiese has been accused of plagiarism...
Thanks to Enrico Casadei and Silvia Virgillo/Puntuale, as always! https://www.codiceedizioni.it/libri/anime-morte/
Cover illustration for the new book by Borghingordi, a couple of young influencers who travels across Italy and shares tips and fun facts about the places they visit. Published by Sonzogno Editore.
Latest book cover illustration for François Morlupi's Formule mortali (Deadly Formulas), a crime novel set in Rome about an unconventional detective called upon to solve a series of ritual homicides.
Published in Italy by Salani. Thanks to AD Stefano Izzo!
The following is one of the rejected color comps.
Latest book cover illustration for Codice Edizioni: Joshua Cohen's The Netanyahus, which was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It's my third book cover illustration after Four New Messages and Book of Numbers.
Book cover illustration of 'Learning America' by Luma Mufleh. The book traces the story of how the author grew a group of kids into a soccer team in Clarkston, Georgia, and then into a nationally acclaimed network of schools for refugee children. Published by Mariner Books, an imprint of Harper Collins.
Thanks to AD Kerry Rubenstein!
Deeply honored for having been awarded a Best-in-Show in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual 63.
The winner is "The Legacy of Violence", editorial illustration commissioned by Internazionale magazine.
Another piece received an Award of Excellence too: "Four New Messages", book cover for Codice Edizioni.
Huge thanks to the judges, to the clients who commissioned these and to the guys at CA!
Recent works and news from my illustrator activity.