L’artista e illustratore finlandese Jesse Auersalo
è stato nominato il “Graphic Designer dell’anno 2015"
da Grafia, the Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland.
The award was announced on 13 January at the Finnish Museum of Natural History
. The internationally renowned Auersalo
is a great example of creativity, courage and expertise in the field of graphic design.
According to the jury, Jesse Auersalo
is a technically accurate and creative illustrator who has established his own recognizable style. His works are a mixture of surrealism, bizarreness and irony. These combined with Auersalo
’s fascinating techniques emphasize the odd beauty and grotesqueness of his work.
The selection panel was particularly impressed by the eloquence of Auersalo
’s works. The jury said that Auersalo
’s imaginary world, style and technique combine different dimensions into a visual landscape that beckons the viewer to explore it in depth.
(born 1979) is a Finnish illustrator and visual artist. His clients include Colette, Diesel, Sony Music Entertainment, Microsoft, Converse, Playboy, Fader, PRINT Magazine, Complex Magazine, Nokia, SHOWstudio
and Martin Maison Margiela
. Auersalo’s works have been exhibited in various museums and galleries in New York, London, Paris, Shanghai, Berlin and Tokyo.
The Graphic Designer of the year
is awarded annually for merits and success in the field of graphic design or based on other actions that improve the quality and appreciation of graphic design. This year’s jury included Anna Ahonen, Katariina Lamberg, Johannes Ekholm, Kukka-Maria Kiuru and Ilkka Kärkkäinen.
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