Lorenzo Petrantoni was born in Genoa in 1970. After studying Graphic Arts in Milan, he moved to France to work as a Press Art Director at Young&Rubicam. After his return to Italy, He went on to work with some of the greatest Communication Agencies. He then took some distance from the Advertising world order to fully dedicate his time to his illustrating career. His passion for Graphic Design and his fascination for the 18th century combine in his illustrations. He uses images from textbooks and dictionaries dating back to that period which he discovered while browsing booksellers. His profoundly unique illustration, which give life back to words, events and characters that would otherwise be forgotten. He has used his art to create campaigns for prestigious brands, he has worked with international magazines and he has had exhibitions in many shows all around the world.
Clients: BBC, Bosch, Coca-Cola, Deutsche Post DHL, El Pais, The Guardian, Nespresso, Newsweek, The New York Times, Nike, Random House, Samsonite, Stern Magazine, Swatch, Urban Outfitters, Vanity Fair, Victoria & Albert Museum London, Vodafone, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.