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Owen Gent / Vintage editions and animation

Series of book covers created by Owen Gent for Penguin Vintage, as well as a magnificent wine label. Finally, an animation made with Uncle Ginger studio  - with which Owen is associated - on the happiness, based on an interview with Zygmunt Bauman, renowned Polish sociologist.

Katrinn Pelletier / Coil, Knitting and more...

Here is one of the last projects made by Katrinn with her new style. Bobinette Tricot they are products hand-made, wool of Merino dyed hand-made, unique piece and colored every time. The initial idea was that Bobinette Tricot is a little the black sheep in the field of the wool, with its unique pieces made in Province of Quebec and and Quebec city. And discover two aquerelles with colors of spring which could inspire you for packaging projects!

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.

Jérôme Mireault / Rouge Gorge / Cider Vermouth

It is our great pleasure to unveil the project for which Jérôme Mireault had the chance to work on. Rouge-Gorge, produced by the orchards Vergers Lafrance, is a cider vermouth of which the packaging and identity were created by the agency Polygraphe.

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. 

Jukebox and Avant-Garde breweries / Montréal

In the eyes of the two founders of Jukebox and Avant-Garde microbreweries, beer is an art. That's why they wanted to partner with experienced illustrators to create visuals that are both creative and evocative, different and impactful. The fusion of art at its best! Beers : La Mélodie (Katrinn Pelletier) ; Jazz (Anne Cresci) ; Distorsion, Double-distorsion and the Blonde Pale Ale (David Despau) ; La Funk & la Furie (Kelly Schykulski) ; Les Vivants (Aaron McConomy).

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Fresh Winery

How to illustrate flavours? Ask Mydeadpony, who recently did the new Sparkling Riesling wine label for Fresh Winery! You'll see fruity flavors, aroma of flowers and lightness of this wine in this beautiful design. Think Fresh is the wine you're looking for this summer!

Takeshi / Azzaro perfumes for Man and Azzaro Chrome / Monde

The brand new packagings of Azzaro perfumes for Man and Azzaro Chrome from the Summer Edition 2014 "An invitation to the journey" were internationaly reveal last month. Late 2012 / early 2013, Takeshi and Colagene had the privilege to work together with the incredible team of Clarins Paris. Our challenge was to illustrate the bottles and packagings with a shade and mood from de Latin America. We wish them a great success to this edition and Viva el verano! To see more about this project, visit the Azzaro website.

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.

Véronique Joffre / Planeta wine label / France

At the heart of historic Gascony is established the Entras vineyard. The Maestrojuan family wanted to highlight a specific region of its domain through a unique wine, a blend of local grapes. This cuvee had to adorn itself with an equally original label highlighting the complexity of this white wine, its relationship to the elements of its soil, its Gascon landscape. The very organic illustration work of Véronique Joffre helped assemble all these elements in a colorful composition where the hills of the Gers are widely highlighted as well as the presence of streams, man's labor in this beautiful countryside of southwest France.

Sonia Roy / Lac Mystère Movie / Montreal

Let's talk about illustration and movie, all made in Quebec! Sonia Roy did some amazing vintage collage illustrations for the creation of a puzzle. The object has been especially made for the movie : Lac Mystère, directed by Erik Canuel. Enjoy the photos! We are are also suggesting you to go see the movie which is playing now (in Quebec)!

Óscar Llorens / Bowen Island Brewing / beer cans / British Columbia

In collaboration with the agency Spur and Boot, Oscar Llorens illustrated the new cans' design of the beer company NorthAm Beverages. The illustrations were based on the different names of each beer: Artisan IPA, Sun Chaser, Deep 6 Lager, Reef Break, Twisted Trail and Wild Wood.

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.

Nazario Graziano / Album artwork of "Per fortuna dormo poco" by Italian songwriter Tommaso Di Giulio / Italy

Nazario Graziano is an illustrator, but also a graphic designer. He created many album artworks and music posters. Here is a good example of his work that seduced us at the clinic. It is for the album "Per fortuna dormo poco" by Italian songwriter Tommaso Di Giulio.

Ëlodie / Experimentation for the fashion industry! / Paris

Ëlodie gets inspired by the flowering and the environment for her fashion researches. "I enjoyed myself and I had tried to accentuate to the maximum the textures about the bag that can be found on the online shop Sacha", explains Ëlodie. The other illustration, in the way of a lookbook, is inspired by the campaigns and collections of the brand Chloé.

Jérôme Mireault / Chocolate milk packaging / Québon / Montreal

Discover Jérôme Mireault’s illustration on the side area of Québon's chocolate milk packaging. The visual, developed by the ad agency, was about showing a healthy and athletic adult enjoying a glass of chocolate milk.

Rosetta Stone / USA

Sonia Roy, Julien Pacaud and Nazario Graziano were mandated to create a collage that accurately captures a specific language, by using elements and style that represent the country and culture associated to it, in these cases, Arabic, French and Italian, for usage on diverse printed supports of language learning tools of Rosetta Stone.

Halloween boxes / Montreal

Halloween boxes illustrated by Jérôme Mireault, Katrinn Pelletier, Marie-Eve Tremblay and Sonia Roy for Halloween 2012 promotion created by Illustration Québec association to promote illustrators' work from the Province of Quebec. The boxes full of candies were distributed to creatives from Montreal agencies and compagnies.

Jérôme Mireault / Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers / Montreal

Illustrator Jérôme Mireault  was chosen to illustrate the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers Christmas holidays campaign 2012. He did an illustration that will be part of a 2012 special edition syrup can available until January 2nd 2013. Jérôme also illustrated a whole booklet, created for the campaign and gathering few recipes inspired by maple syrup (cocktails, appetizers and main courses).

Anne Cresci / Boiron stand / Paris

Anne Cresci created this illustration for the product stand of Actheane of Laboratoires Boiron. Actheane is a tablet which aims to fight hot flushes and other menopause's functional disorders.

Anne Cresci / Selection brand packaging / Canada

Anne Cresci created a series of packaging illustrations for sanitary products by Selection brand. Each illustration had to reflect a predetermined scene in the life of a woman.

Contest result : Mydeadpony’s Colagene bags around the world

Here's our contest winning picture. Charlotte, from Rougemont in Switzerland, wins the contest and will receive another limited series bag illustrated by Mydeadpony. Thanks to all of our participants and long live the Colagene bags, hoping they serve you well and make you happy!

Bomboland / Pochette cd / Jewel The Merry Goes 'Round / United States

Bomboland beautifully illustrated a cd pocket for child for the singer artist Jewel.

Katrinn Pelletier / Cacharel packaging / Paris

The graphic design and the artistic direction for the packaging of the 2011 campaing of Cacharel for Mother's Day (L'Oreal luxe France), for their series of feminine fragrances, were provided by Colagene, graphic design clinic. The illustrator from Quebec, Katrinn Pelletier, created the illustration and interior pattern parts, as well as all the color variations. For Mother's Day, Cacharel choses to express the fresh, romantic and feminine spirit of their fragrances with the purity and the romanticism of delicate flowers.

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.