Davide Bonazzi

About Davide

Davide Bonazzi has been working as a freelance illustrator for major publishers, brands and institutions including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Nike, Microsoft, Airbnb, Gatorade, UNESCO, Roche and over 200 others worldwide.

Born and raised in Bologna, Italy, first earning a degree at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Bologna, he also studied Illustration in Milan at IED - European Institute of Design and at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna.

Davide aims to create clever visual solutions to represent complex topics, as well as narrative, witty images. His style combines digital media with textures of scanned found objects, in order to give his illustrations a warm and evocative atmosphere.

His work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators of New York, Communication Arts (Best-in-Show 2022), American Illustration, 3x3 ProShow, Folio (Ozzie Award 2017), Bologna Children's Book Fair, Creative Quarterly, Hiii Illustration (Grand Prix 2017), World Illustration Awards. He has been featured in ​Lürzer's Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2016/17 and 2018/19.

List of Clients

The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Science, Scientific American, Wired, BBC History Magazine, The Economist, The Huffington Post, Penguin Random House, Politico, Fortune Magazine, Entrepreneur, Variety, GQ, The Sunday Telegraph, O, the Oprah Magazine, MIT Technology Review, Rotary International, Columbia University, Harvard Magazine, Johns Hopkins, Stanford University, UCLA, Die Zeit, Handelsblatt, Le Parisien, Flammarion, Nike, Microsoft, Airbnb / Obama Foundation, Gatorade, UNESCO, ESA - European Space Agency, Emergency, Greenpeace, Roche, Paramount Channel / Viacom, Honda Financial Services, Pirelli - World, International Monetary Fund F&D, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Wells Fargo, Havas Worldwide NY, Landor, Ogilvy, Keurig Green Mountain, Ideal Standard, Harper Collins, Hachette Books, Pearson, TED.com, Einaudi, L’Espresso, Il Sole 24 ORE, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, Rai Com