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Zigor Samaniego / Branding for NEON New York / New York

A captivating branding for our client NEON, advertising agency in New York. Their new website, their web campaigns and social network are all around these 5 visuals.  It's happening right now with possibly some more to come, but we didn't tell you anything. Just one hint: it will be made by Zigor!

Bravo for the 3D creation and for the creativity of this concept. Beautiful work Zigor Samaniego !

Bomboland / Interior Savings Credit Union Campaign

Interior Saving Credit Union is a huge fan of Bomboland's characters and their universe, thus for the 3rd time, they use their creativity in an other advertising! Thank you again to Interior Savings Credit Union for your confidence.

Les Producteurs de Lait du Québec

The attractive ad campaign of the Producteurs de lait du Québec goes on. This time, it's Oscar Llorens who had the pleasure to participate by creating this colorful Geisha for magazines ads. You can see her among others in the magazine Chatelaine of this month. Thank you to the Lg2 agency, other concepts and illustrations will be revealed to you in the next few weeks.

Bomboland / Interior Savings Credit Union Advertising / Canada

How to give some more of dynamism to your brand and to amuse your clients? It is simple: animate the characters and the world of Bomboland in an advertising! Thank you again Interior Savings Credit Union for your trust.

Tonwen Jones / Recyc-Québec

Tonwen Jones is going green to illustrate this web, social and printed campaign "Destination: the bin" of Recyc-Québec. Thank Thanks Cossette Québec agency for creating this beautiful project.

Florent Hauchard / Advertising campaign of Les Producteurs de Lait du Québec

This time, it is the turn of Florent Hauchard to contribute in the campagne Solide liquide of Producteurs de lait du Québec, produced by Lg2. We'll unveil soon another artwork signed Oscar Llorens.

Nicolas André / Total / Africa Cup of Nations 2017 / Africa

Nicolas André, new motion designer artist of the creative clinic, created a TV spot for Total and the soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2017. This campaign was broadcast on Canal+ Sport and SuperSport channels during the CAF.

Maison Vignaux / Ligue Nationale de Rugby / Top14 / France

Maison Vignaux created this TV spot for Top14 and the National League of Rugby. The short movie was broadcasted during Boxing Day, between Christmas and New Year's Day. Havas Production, Havas SE and Colagene managed the production jointly. Maison Vignaux has also looked after the print campaign.

Zigor Samaniego / Nickelodeon / HALO Awards 2016

Zigor Samaniego showed us part of his talent for Nickelodeon this year. Discover his work in this animation to promote the HALO Awards of 2016. See the teaser here. Thank you to Jonas and Co for this nice project!

Silke Werzinger / Glenfiddich / UK

Silke worked with the agency Purple Creative to create a series of ads for Glenfiddich, the famous Scotch whisky. She created a variety of illustrated elements for the new products IPA Experiment and Project XX.

Benoit Tardif / Heavy Montreal festival 2016 / Montreal

Rocker at heart? Benoit Tardif manages to impress with its straightforward style, as shown in his creations for the Heavy Montreal Festival of 2016. You'll find his animated illustrations in a promotionnal video of various festivals of the greater Montreal area presented by Loto Quebec.

Quebec's milk producers

Colagene is proud to partner once again to Quebec's milk producers' wonderful campaing, produced by Lg2. Many visuals were created by artists of the Clinic: Andi Meier and his original clay illustrations, Benoit Tardif's playful universe, Antonio Uve's spanish charm, and Jérôme Mireault's master touch. A huge thank you for this solid collaboration.

David Despau / Star Trek

Fan of Star Trek? This year, the saga of Paramount Picture celebrates its 50th anniversary. David Despau created diverse promotional pictures and packagings for the collection The Wrath of Khan. 

Jérôme Mireault / Moving day campaign / Canadian Tire / Montréal

Are you ready for Quebec's official moving day on the 1st of July? Canadian Tire offers you a multitude of tools to ease the task, for which the visual was created by Jérôme Mireault and Bomboland in 3D typography. 

Edward McGowan / Genetec Inc / Montréal

Genetec, a global supplier of video surveillance solutions, access control and license plate recognition, chose Edward McGowan to create the visual of its new advertising campaign. Here's a sneak peek of this major project!

Silke Werzinger / Novelties from Germany

Silke's work always surprises us! She created this illustration for NOVA CONCEPT, from the Panorama Berlin Fashion Fair. Also, discover a series of elements and typography illustrated for Netbank in collaboration with VSFP. 

Benoit Tardif / Orléans Express' campaign

Accompanied by a Benoit Tardif's illustration, the new advertising campaign of Orléans Express makes it easier than ever to travel between Montreal and Quebec, thanks to the new price rates of the trip!

David Despau / The Novelties !

David Despau’s illustrations are a perfect match for the advertising and fashion industry. He presents us the last campaign for the glasses brand Etnia Barcelona as well as 2 T-shirts designs for Noble Project.

Benoit Tardif / Facebook Citroën / Switzerland

Havas Worldwide Geneva agency requested Benoit Tardif to create a series of 9 illustrations for the Facebook page of Citroën Switzerland. The aim of the campaign was to promote 6 models of car through a joke or a riddle.

Véronique Joffre / Mont-Royal Street / Montreal

This year, Veronique signed the illustration of a promotional campaign for Mont-Royal street in Montreal. She was requested by the design agency L’Atelier Chinotto to draw the traditional torchlight procession,a main activity organized by the street in December.

Jacques Bouchard Foundation / Montreal

Seven of our illustrators contributed to the 2015 campaign of Jacques Bouchard Foundation (home palliative care) in collaboration with Publicis Montréal. Each artist was assigned with a Quebec figures's portrait. Publicis gave free reins to our artists to illustrate in their own style the wish of each personality about how they would like their last days to be. The clinic was at the fund-raiser evening last Tuesday, September 15 during which the artworks were on sale by auction.

In order of appearance: Kelly Schykulski (Pierre Bruneau), Aaron McConomy (Denys Arcand), Emmanuel Polanco (Pascale Bussières), Adam James Turnbull (Sophie Lorain), Jérôme Mireault (Robert Charlebois), Anne Cresci (Louise Deschâtelets) et Katrinn Pelletier (Alex Bilodeau).

Benoit Tardif / La Licorne Theater / Montreal

Benoit Tardif renewed his collaboration with La Licorne Theater in Montreal for the new 2015-16 season titled «Territoires intimes » (intimate territories). Again, Benoit had a free pass to create in his style a series of illustrations for the promotional campaign of this season.

" We are very happy with this second collaboration with Benoit Tardif. His straightforward and colorful style always comes with humor and fits with the kind of theater that we broadcast."
- Claudie Barnes, director of communication.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Multiple Sclerosis WA / Australia

Ad campaign realized by Mydeadpony for the MSWA (The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia). The poster tells the Donna's Story who has MS. Every person with MS has their own story. With your help, we can tell a better one. Donate at mswa.org.au

Benoit Tardif / Laval City / Quebec, Canada

What a creative and educative project generated by the city of Laval (Quebec province). Benoit Tardif had a lot of fun customizing a truck with a playful illustrated little characters all happy to read. The truck will be used as a mobile library and will circulate this summer in different hoods of Laval city to promote reading to the population. Follow the mobile library on Facebook

Edward McGowan / Brand identity - MD Financial / Montreal

Edward McGowan worked with Cossette agency’s creative team on a series of illustrations and a bank of icons for the branding of MD Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) dedicated to creating value for physicians in Canada by offering a comprehensive wealth management portfolio of services along with trustworthy financial advice. Each illustration has been created around a particular theme represented by its main shape (a tree for growth, an umbrella for safety etc.)

Nazario Graziano / MED TV show - Vrak Tv / Montreal

Nazario Graziano put his graphic touch to the visuals of a web advertising campaign for a new Quebec TV show called “MED”, a series of humoristic videos about the life of Mehdi, alias Med, an original teenager. The show has been broadcast by Vrack TV channel from this January.

Óscar Llorens / Subway Canada contest / Montreal

Oscar Llorens illustrated a seasonal contest for Subway Canada. Participants may have the chance to win a journey in The Bahamas or in Swiss Alps. The illustration was used on different media such as Subway cardboard glasses, printed promotional material in Subway Canada’s restaurants, web banners and TV ads.

Óscar Llorens / Spanish realizations / Madrid

The Spanish are real fans of Oscar Llorens' universe. His last months have been quite loaded with many great projects from his natal place (tramway-wrapping for Coca-Cola, impressive outdoor banner for the El Corte Inglés campaign, etc.). He would ike to collaborate more on these kinds of massiv campaign from all around the world. He also has the perfect portfolio to convince the public and the clients, take a look below and to his book. Don't hesitate to give Oscar a challenge that'll met his expectations, he's waiting for you!

Liberté Kéfir Products / Montreal

Damien Vignaux worked with Cossette agency on the «Thank you Kefir » advertising campaign. He was requested to create a promotional video with aquarelle illustrations and textures that will introduce the fermented milk drink product, its origin, composition, benefit and the different ways to enjoy it.

Benoit Tardif / La Licorne Theater / Montreal

September also means the fall arts season! Here are the illustrations created by Benoit Tardif for the 2014-15 season of La Licorne Theater. Benoit's work has been adapted on different promotional media: printed brochures, advertising displays, the theater's website and social media, video etc. The illustrator was given a lot of freedom for this project. He illustrated “in an absurd humor style", as he describes it, the season’s theme including links to Quebec's identity and references (winter, bonfire etc.) Art director and executive director of La Licorne Theater, Denis Bernard quotes: "Benoit's work and style match exactly our theater's spirit and the atmosphere that we want to communicate through this season's brochure."
 

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / La rue du Commerce storekeepers association / Paris 15th district

For a second time, Mydeadpony created a graphic visual for a commercial event organized by the storekeepers association from la rue du Commerce (Commerce street) in Paris. As it was from last June 18th to last June 21st, that is to say during the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the event's theme was about Brazilian colors and carnival.

Sonia Roy / Bell company / Bell let's talk / Montreal

Sonia Roy was chosen to create a collage series of several Canadian towns and areas, ridden by Canadian cyclist Clara Hughes during her big ride across the country, started on March 2014. Sonia’s collages have been put together to create a long visual frieze for the campaign website « Clara’s big ride » so that visitors can follow in images Clara’s location in real time.

Bonaldo ad campaign / Montreal

Colagene, graphic design clinic has signed the latest advertising campaign of Bonaldo, a boutique of high-end furniture, located in the Old Port of Montreal. To present the new series of furniture made in Norway, and to emphasize the concept Discover Norway from your living room, Vincent Sillard, art director, has created a staging representative of Montreal "monuments" (Olympic Stadium, Habitat 67 and the Biosphere) in Norwegian landscapes. The photomontage was created by Damien Vignaux.

David Despau / Société Générale campaign / London + Hong Kong

Continuation of the series of illustrations created by David Despau for the advertising campaign of the bank Société Générale targeting investors and those who need funding.

Éric Caron / Sun Life Financial / Montreal

Éric Caron was chosen by Bleu Blanc Rouge agency to create 4 large illustrations of everyday life rooms: a living room, a kitchen, an office and a back-room. The illustrations have been exhibited during Sun Life Financial company's promotional tour that has started last February during festival "Montreal en Lumière". Visitors can interact with the illustrations via the visual recognition tool of an iPad application. The tour will take place in a few Quebec festivals during the year.

Damien Vignaux / Enterprise Qatar

Damien created this print and web campaign for Entreprise Qatar.
For National Day, we launched this website to collect and showcase the entrepreneurs of Qatar; who through their work take this great country forward. Be part of this initiative and use the hashtag #thisiswhatido to be featured.

Óscar Llorens / San Miguel advertising campaign / Spain

In order to inspire us for summer campaigns, Oscar Llorens presents the Ciudadano (citizen) campaign he created for the non-alcoholic Spanish beer San Miguel 0.0.

Dan Svatek / Quebec Ministery of Social Services and Health / Montreal

From last mid-November to mid-December, Dan Svatek accompanied Newad’s promotional team in several Quebec cégeps (College of General and Vocational Education) within the tour "Sois intense au naturel" (be naturally intense), a government campaign of prevention against drugs, alcohol and gambling among young people. Dan has made on-site, many illustrations in chalk representing different college visited and the passions and interests of young people interviewed by the promotional team.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Sunglass Hut / United States

The collaboration between Mydeadpony and Sunglass Hut continues. For their online campaign on Facebook and Pinterest, Mydeadpony has to represent different sunglasses frame shapes in an elegant and conceptual way. Here are the latest shapes published: Foldable Shape and Cat Eye Shape. More illustrations to come.

Véronique Joffre / Printed campaign for Strasbourg City / Strasbourg

Illustrations of urban scenes in cut paper for an exhibition booth and out of home signage for Strasbourg City, announcing the public event: My City under a magnifying glass, dialogue on the local town planning. Discover more of the cut paper work by Véronique Joffre.

Benoit Tardif / AFPA Campaign / Paris

Benoît Tardif  gave life to 11 new characters from different workplaces to illustrate the new printed and web campaign of recruitment for AFPA (key player of the insertion of training for adults in France).

Silke Werzinger / McDonald's / France

Silke continues her collaboration with McDonald's and signs a new series of illustrations for the printed advertising campaign about McDonald's commitments towards children.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Sunglass Hut / United States

For the Sunglass Hut stores' campaign on social medias (Facebook and Pinterest), Mydeadpony has to create eye catching illustrations about special days over the year. Here are the firsts created for the Fathers’ Day, the Summer Solstice and the non-official Selfie Day, a day dedicated for the self love.

 

Ëlodie / Diageo - New Harbor white wine / Montreal

Summer goes with happy hours with friends and a glass of white wine. Ëlodie demonstrates how to relax with a series of little illustrations inspired by instruction manual's drawing style for an advertising campaign for New Harbor white wine. 

Véronique Joffre / Arion, Baroque Orchestra / Montreal

The new musical season 2013-2014  of Arion, baroque orchestra concerts has been launched under the theme of Italia. This year, it's Veronique Joffre that has been chosen to create in a paper cut style one generic illustration to announce the season entitled All' Italiana  as well as 5 other illustrations, each respectively inspired by 5 upcoming concerts named:  Venezia, mi amore, Venise Tempest, Love duets, The World of Mozart and Bow follies and Battalias.

Marie-Eve Tremblay / Government of Canada / Montreal

Easter Island, Cuba, Paris.. There's a smell of holiday in the air! Here is a series of touristic locations illustrated by Marie-Eve Tremblay for different information tools (Facebook page, brochures, mobile apps, etc.) including the travel.gc.ca website created on the Government of Canada's initiative and addressed to Canadians travelling or living abroad.

Jérôme Mireault / Shopping malls / Cadillac Fairview / Montreal

When illustration is mixed with photography... Illustator Jérôme Mireault was chosen to work on servicentres advertising campaign's visuals for Cadillac Fairview's four shopping malls:  Carrefour Laval, Fairview Pointe-Claire, Galeries d'Anjou and  Promenades St-Bruno. Jérôme was requested to draw in black lining style, a series of elements each reffering to a specific service available for the malls' customers to optimize their experiment / visit.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Libresse / Amsterdam

Mydeadpony created the visuals for the Libresse Campaign as well as for a limited edition tins for Libresse (female hygiene brand). The brief consisted in translating the 5 senses into feminine, colorful illustrations.

Damien Vignaux / Libresse TV spot

Damien Vignaux animated the illustrations created by Mydeadpony for a TV spot for Libresse broadcasted in Eastern Europe.

Óscar Llorens / Institut Curie / Paris

Oscar Llorens was chosen to create an illustration for the main poster, as well as other printed and web supports, for the event called "Une jonquille pour Curie" (a dafrodil for Curie). This great national event of mobilization of solidarity against cancer, organized under the initiative of the Institute Curie at Place du Palais Royal in Paris, took place on March 19th to 24th, on the theme : together, take a head start on cancer!

Tonwen Jones / Personal and advertising researches / London

Tonwen Jones demonstrates, with her research work, that her illustrations can also adapt to a communication project that aims a larger audience. Firstly she presents a scene with a crowd enjoying the benefits of summer activities. Then she created a fictive advertising scene for Volkswagen Golf. And finally, in a more drawn style, she presents her own interpretation of Holi festival in India, which she had the chance to attend a few years ago. It's hot, it's colorful. To see more creations by Tonwen Jones, click here.

Anne Cresci / Valentine's Day campaign of Marionnaud perfumeries / France

Series of illustrations created for Valentine's Day campaign of Marionnaud perfumeries by Anne Cresci. Marionnaud is an international chain of perfume stores from France based in Paris.

Takeshi / Advertising campaign for the license of 2013 for the French Federation of Golf / Paris

Takeshi created this photomontage illustration for the web and printed advertising campaign called: Bienvenue au Club (Welcome to the Club), promoting the 2013 license of the French Federation of Golf.

Ëlodie / Competition for cosmetic brand campaign

Here are the gorgeous tryouts Ëlodie created as part as a competition for a cosmetic brand campaign. The brief consisted in representing an active woman in different situations of her everyday life: at the office, going to the club at night, on a shopping spree, on dates, at the gym, etc…a woman can be many women at once!

Nazario Graziano / Recent projects / Ancona, Italy

Nazario Graziano wants to share some of his projects he worked on in Italy. He hopes it will inspire you for projects in various fields as music, advertising and even fashion. To see more, take a look at his portfolio.

Anne Cresci / Sponsored car wrapping for Snowboard Canada / Montreal

Anne Cresci was chosen to illustrate the visual that will be used to cover a Mazda promotional car exhibited in Vancouver for the following months on the occasion of a partnership with Snowboard Canada.

Massey Tower Condo project / Toronto

Here are finally the other illustrations that were used for the Massey Tower condo project promotional campaign: Mydeadpony with a Hip Hop and R&B music thematic, and Chris Arran with a 80s-90s Pop music thematic. Like Geraldine Georges' illustration, they were used for the website and other supports of the campaign.

Silke Werzinger / McDonald's / France

Series of illustrations for a McDonald's press campaign depicting its engagement toward kids. To guarantee choice and quality, to give access to organic food, to have children love fruits and to encourage kids to try sports. Silke realized a total of 7 illustrations for this annual campaign. The rest of the series will be unveiled in the months to follow. Project realized with TBWA Paris.

Takeshi / The 54th Grammy’s / Los Angeles

Takeshi illustration for the Los Angeles 54th Grammy’s.
The request was to create an explosion of liquid substance providing from Bruno Mars, representing the music, to go with the Grammy’s slogan “We Are Music”. - Takeshi

Óscar Llorens / TGV Lyria / Paris

Oscar continues his collaboration for the campaign: Discover Switzerland's other nature for TGV Lyria, and illustrates the last web advertising. Colagene graphic design clinic handled the web banners' animation.

Ëlodie / Target Style / USA

Ëlodie was the illustrator of December for Target stores. She had to create illustrations that was used for the profile picture and background of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for Target Style, and for the online magazine, On the Dot. The project was realized by AKQA agency.

Takeshi / Fruit & Passion 2012 Christmas campaign / Montreal

It smells like winter holidays in North-America : In collaboration with Orange Tango agency, Takeshi realized a surrealistic boreal forest for 2011 holidays and Boreal Fir new fragrance campaign for Fruits & Passion shops.

The visual is now displayed in Canada and the United States on the exterior side of  Fruits & Passion shops' windows and inside-shop banners. It's also in the promotional catalog  and on Fruits & Passion website.

Anne Cresci / JC Penney / USA

For the series of Back to School ads for JC Penney stores, Anne had to draw different elements tailored around the selected photographs to support the story of each image. This campaign was realized by Saatchi & Saatchi in New York.

Óscar Llorens / TGV Lyria / Paris

Illustration for the web and print campaign Discover the other Swiss nature for TGV Lyria. Colagene, graphic design clinic took care of the web banners animation.

Damien Vignaux / Direct flights advertising / Air Canada / Montreal

Illustration for the super billboard at the entrance of International Airport Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau of Montreal on direct flights possibilities offered by Air Canada.

Elroy / Nokia SMARTour / Making of "Connecting Vans" / France

For its SMARTour that started Wednesday June 22nd 2011, Nokia gives an artsy touch and Connecting People at the famous combi Volkswagen. A fun and uncommon performance by Vincent, rep and associate at the Clinic. The making of, produced by Damien Vignaux, act as an online promotion tool for this tour of 42 days that travels in 13 towns of France during all summer. This campaing is realized by JWT Paris.

Bomboland / PediaSure Peptide, Abbott Nutrition / USA

Bomboland had the challenge to cut into sponges to create illustrations for printed ads of PediaSure Peptide (nutrition supplement for kids) of Abbott Nutrition.This Project was realized with Lehman Millet agency.
 

Takeshi / Annecy 2018 / France

Ad campaign for the candidature of France to the 2018 olympic and paralympic winter games with Euro RSCG 360 agency.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Visa Premier / Paris

2 illustrations (woman and man) for the printed and web campaign of the "Les jours Premier" promotion of Visa. This campaign was realized by Saatchi & Saatchi Paris.

Sonia Roy / Region of Burgundy in France / Paris

International campaign for the region of Burgundy in France: In Burgundy, no tourists. www.pasdetouristes.com.

Bomboland / Kölln - Kolle Rebbe / Germany

Two paper cut illustrations for Kölln, a well known German cereal brand, for an advertising campaign produced by Kolle Rebbe in Germany.

Takeshi / Grimbergen Beer / Paris

Rough for the new ad campaign Grimbergen beer made with SidLee Paris agency

Takeshi / Pohjola / Finland

Photographic illustrations for the new advertising campaign of Pohjola, an insurance company, realised by TBWA Helsinki. Pohjola is now launching insurance services for Finnish companies that are expanding their business outside Finland. Pohjola is offering also expert services to companies to avoid some cultural conflicts and ease their integration in foreign markets.

Bomboland / Draft FCB / Kraft cookie / San Francisco, CA

Paper-cut illustrations for two different concepts, the first one for chocolate chunks cookies and the second for wheat crackers to create backgrounds for in store advertising , billboard and tramway and buses campaign in USA, for Kraft Back to Nature realized by Draft FCB.

Takeshi / MAAF Contact Senior/family Magazine / Paris

3 illustrations for an article on "Smoke alarms" for the Contact Famille/Senior magazine for MAAF an insurance company.

Bomboland / Kölln / Germany

Two new paper cut illustrations for the Kölln advertising campaign for the Kolle Rebbe agency in Germany.

Bomboland / Kölln / Germany

A series of paper cut illustrations for the new Kölln (a well known cereal brand) advertising campaign for the Kolle Rebbe agency in Germany.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Laurier shopping centre / Quebec City

Series of illustrations for the new Spring TV and press ad campaign for Place Laurier one of the biggest shopping centre in eastern Canada. The slogan is : Là où les tendances se dessinent.

Pablo Pasadas / Etap Hotel / France

 

Campaign continuation with a series of 4 new designs for print and TV advertising "Etap Hotel, The origin of a good day", produced by agency Young & Rubicam. The campaign will be running initially in France, then across the 22 European countries where the company is based.

 

Pablo Pasadas / Etap Hotel / Europe

Six illustrations for the new Etap Hotel print and tv campaign, Etap Hotel, à l'origine d'une bonne journée (originally a good day), realized by the agency Young & Rubicam. The campaign will first run in France and soon after across the 22 countries where the hotel chain is located in Europe.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Laurier shopping centre / Quebec city

Series of illustrations for the new TV and ad campaign Place Laurier is the biggest shopping centre in Eastern Canada

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Laurier shopping centre / Quebec City

Series of illustrations for the new TV and ad campaign Place Laurier is the biggest shopping centre in Eastern Canada

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Undiz (Etam Group) / Paris

Girl talk: Fall/Winter 2009 in-store seasonal campaign for the lingerie brand Undiz