Davide Saraceno

Davide Saraceno

Freelance Illustrator / Graphic Designer / Production ArtistItaly
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Davide Saraceno

Davide Saraceno

Freelance Illustrator / Graphic Designer / Production ArtistItaly
About me
I'm a freelance illustrator and designer based in Turin, Italy. I work across print, motion and digital, always focusing on solid visual communication and attention to detail. Having been an agency art director for many years, I tackle every new project as a unique creative challenge asking for fresh research, experimentation and custom-made solutions. CLIENTS 55DSL / ActionAid / Apple / Archivio Storico Ricordi / Atlantyca Entertainment / Burger King / Chipotle / Comedy Central / De Agostini / Diesel / Ferrero / Giochi Preziosi / Gruner+Jahr/Mondadori / IED / Il Sole 24 Ore / Intuit / Jib Jab / Kia / Logan / MTV / Mulino Bianco / Nickelodeon / Passion Pictures / Pavesi / Perfetti Van Melle / Repower / The Happy Broadcast / The Walt Disney Company / TIM / Unilever EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS ASTRA, group show, Torino, 2023 ABRACADABRA @ TORINO GRAPHIC DAYS, group show, Torino, 2021 JUST HUMANS @ TORINO GRAPHIC DAYS, group show, Torino, 2019 MATITE PER RIACE, group show, Torino, 2018 GALLERIE SUMMERTIME, group show, Vicenza, 2018 DANTE PLUS, group show, Ravenna, 2017 CHARACTERS @ ILLUSTRI FESTIVAL, group show, Vicenza, 2017 MÉTAMORPHOSES, group show, various locations, 2017 99 NOVANTANOVE @ TORINO GRAPHIC DAYS, group show, Torino, 2016 FRAMED @ TORINO GRAPHIC DAYS, group show, Torino, 2016 BOWIE BLACKSTARDUST, group show, Roma, 2016 INCHIOSTRO FESTIVAL, Alessandria, 2015 ROCK MOTEL, group show, various locations, 2015 POSTERHEROES 4, Torino, 2014 CICLI ILLUSTRI @ BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL, group show, Milano, 2013 PUBLICATIONS PROTAGONIST #130, Ferretti Group, 2023 ABRACADABRA CATALOGUE, Torino Graphic Days, 2021 L’INDICE DEI LIBRI DEL MESE #6/2020, Nuovo Indice, 2020 JUST HUMANS CATALOGUE, Torino Graphic Days, 2019 QUADRIFLUOX, 70Magenta, 2018 NURANT “A LIMIT IS NO LIMITS”, Nurant, 2018 TROISCOULEURS #156, MK2, 2017 MÉTAMORPHOSES, Squame, 2017 POSTERHEROES 4 & 5 CATALOGUE, Plug, 2016 ROCK MOTEL, Squame, 2015 OPTIMUS, BOLO Paper, 2014
  • The Charmer and the Dragon × NOVANTANOVE
    The Charmer and the Dragon × NOVANTANOVEMy artwork for “NOVANTANOVE”, ILLUSTRI's group art show hosted in the context of Torino Graphic Days festival (3—6 November 2016). Travel invigorates/inspires you and my recent trip to Taiwan did exactly that.
  • Chipotle A LOVE STORY
    Chipotle A LOVE STORYLittle Ivan wants to impress Evie, the girl running a successful homemade lemonade stand across the street from his orange juice stall. Thus a heated competition emerges, that intensifies over the years: genuine stalls make room for fancy branded shops, subsequently replaced by massive monster-restaurants serving processed food and bombarding people with flashy ads. Until one day... Produced by Chipotle, the film was created by CAA and Passion Pictures under the direction of Saschka Unseld (Pixa
    Shooting Star × BOWIE BLACKSTARDUSTCan a shooting star across the sky wish upon itself? My artwork for “BOWIE BLACKSTARDUST”, a group art show in tribute to all things David Bowie, that took place at SpazioCima in Rome (27—29 May 2016). Shooting Star — Digital illustration / Fine Art Print on Weiren Aristea Photo Paper Micro Glossy 250 g/m², 42,0 × 59,4 cm
  • New York, here I yum!
    New York, here I yum!Mini-poster I designed overwhelmed with excitement of my first trip to NYC in Autumn 2015...
  • Tom Waits room × ROCK MOTEL
    Tom Waits room × ROCK MOTELMy artwork for “ROCK MOTEL”, an art book celebrating the greatest personalities of Rock. 67 international artists have been involved in creating original portraits, freely inspired by music legends’ universe. I was assigned Tom Waits’ imaginary room. The book is published by SQUAME, a non-profit art organization based in France.
  • OpenToscana
    OpenToscanaExplainer video boards and art direction for OpenToscana, a new web portal promoting digital citizenship which gathers online services for Tuscany citizens and businesses.
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Work history
    Illustrator / Art DirectorSelf Employed
    Turin, ItalyFreelance
    Creative Art DirectorMutado
     - Milan, ItalyFull Time
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  • Illustration
  • Art Direction
  • Production Design
  • Character Design
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Print Design
  • Visual Design
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Infographics
  • Visualising
    Computer EngineeingPolytechnic University of Turin
     - Turin, Italy
    Learnt a lot about learning itself, IT, programming, problem solving and effective working methods. Not graduated, started my own business!