Biography

Born in Italy, Carlo has been always deeply passionate about drawing.

After graduating in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan, he chose to further his education attending art and design studies. He collaborated with the premier italian designer Bruno Munari, an amazing experience that influenced his way to see the world.

As an editorial and advertising illustrator, Carlo works with major italian magazines and newspapers and with international clients in Europe and in the U.S.

His distinctive style continually wins Italian Illustration awards and the work has been selected by The American Illustration Annual and won the Gold Medal Award in Creative Quarterly’s #15 contest and Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts.

In 2015 he wrote and illustrated  I am Milan, followed by I am London and  I am New York the first title of a new book collection, published by Moleskine, dedicated to the main cities of the world.

Carlo lives and works in Berlin.

Clients

La Repubblica, L'Espresso, Il Sole 24ore, Io Donna, Abitare, Brioni, Trussardi, Unesco, Club Med, Fnac, Moleskine, Missoni, Zanotta, Poliform, Condé Nast, MTA New York, Wirtschaftswoche, Nestlé, Board, Goethe Institut, Lufthansa, Illy, Bompiani, Rizzoli, Wall Street Journal.

Personal exhibitions

2018

Miracoli a Milano – Galleria Bonvini - Milano

2018

Interno Milanese – in collaborazione con Zanotta – Spazio Salvioni - Milano

2015

I am Milan – Libreria Feltrinelli di Piazza Piemonte – Milano

2010

Poster in the Subway Underground Gallery – MTA- Subway Stations in Manhattan – New York

2009

Poster in the Subway Embrace - MTA– Subway Stations in Manhattan – New York

Collective exhibitions

2018

Mostra Premio Illustri - Gallerie d’Italia - Milano

2018

Cartoline d'Ìtalia – Associazione Illustri - Istituto italiano di cultura - Tokyo

2009

One World - Infantellina Contemporary Gallery - Berlin

2005

Poster Unico - Cinema Anteo – Milano

2004

Mostra dell’ Illustrazione italiana al Salone del Libro di Tai Pei – Tai Pei

2003

Collettiva di Illustratori Italiani – Associazione Illustratori -Galleria L#Affiche – Milano

2002

Collettiva di Illustratori Italiani – Associazione Illustratori – Parigi

2000

Mostra collettiva: 98 bandiere di artisti contemporanei- Milano

Awards

2019

Creative Quarterly 55 Winner - I am New York

2018

Premio Illustri - Selected

2018

American Illustration Award 37

2017

3X3 Magazine - Merit Award - I am London

2016

3x3 International Illustration Show 13 - Merit Award - New York - I Am Milan

2016

Premio Treccani Web - I Am Milan

2016

Winner - American Illustration 35 - I Am Milan

2014

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I.

2014

Winner - Illustration Annual 55th May/June 2014 - Issue of Communication Arts Architecture MADE EXPO

2013

Winner - Creative Quarterly Journal 34 - New York-Le Cinque Terre

2012

Annual Italian Illustrators

2010

Creative Quarterly 20 Award - Underground Gallery

2009

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I. New York Embrace

2009

Gold Medal - Creative Quarterly 16 - Iseo Serrature

2009

Special Honor - Creative Quarterly 18 - Pragma

2009

Gold Medal - Creative Quarterly 15 - New York Embrace

2009

Merit - Creative Quarterly 16 - Pragma

2008

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I.- Club Med

2008

Award Illustration Annual 26 - Poliform

2007

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I. - La Repubblica, Tesoro Italia

2006

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I. - Poliform