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December : Colagene is 10 years already!

In this warm December, the clinic wishes you all its best wishes for the holidays that are approaching fast. May this be festive and vivifying for each one of you. Please note that the clinic stays open for its patients between Christmas and New Year's Day.

This month: Colagene celebrates its 10th year. The clinic is happy to unveil a product made in Colagene, a series of 3 bags by Mydeadpony as well as the evolution of the clinic's logo since 2001; Ciara Phelan, illustrator from London, that works with paper cutouts and do collages, joins the team; Takeshi illustrates Fruits & Passions' store facade for Christmas; 12 illustrators from the clinic illustrate the 2012 United Nation calendar; the graphic clinic presents some of its creations including the new CD pocket of Nana Mouskouri and the website of models agency Contrebande.

Limited edition bags by Mydeadpony!

Already 10 years!
To celebrate its 10th year, the clinic is proud to unveil a product made in Colagene : a series of three 100% organic cotton bags illustrated by Mydeadpony in a limited edition of 300 copies. Part of these bags are distributed to the most loyal customers and the other portion is on sale on the Colagene online shop.
Scenario of the bags by Jérôme Mireault.

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.

Nana Mouskouri

The Graphic Clinic had the honor to realize the CD cover artwork for Nana Mouskouri's last album "Rendez-vous"  for Universal Music France. The illustration, the singer's portrait, was realized by Monsieur Qui.

Internationally known artist Nana Mouskouri has had a 50 year career , and has sold over 300 millions albums sold worldwide (top ten sales of all times), all this in 10 different languages. A life spent travelling the world, enriched with songs and collaborations : Quincy Jones, Serge Gainsbourg, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Michel Legrand… to state musicians only.

2012 United Nation convention's calendar / London

For the second year, Colagene was pleased to collaborate to the United Nations calendar. This time, 12 illustrators have worked to illustrate the 12 months of 2012. This year's subject is about combating the effects on climate change and biodiversity.

The calendar will be given out to delegates at the big UN convention in Durban and the illustrations will also be part of an exhibition in South Africa.

Damien Vignaux / Philosophie Magazine / Paris

Damien immerses himself in philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre's universe and creates a series of illustrations for a section for Philosophie magazine.

Anne Cresci / Elle Québec / Montreal

Elle Quebec magazine chose Anne Cresci to illustrate an article about a blended familiy mother that decided to change her plan for Christmas this year.

Contrebande / Paris

Colagene, graphic design clinic just created the new website of the modeling agency Contrebande.

Evolution of the Colagene's logo

For the 10th year anniversary, the Colagene's logo experienced a small facelift; the exponant 10 has been added to the emblematic clinic's cross. Also, the agency presents the evolution of the Colagene's logo over the years.

Wallpaper to download / Bruxelles

Here is the fourth downloadable wallpaper. It consists in a conceptual and captivating illustration combining photo, ink and organic shapes of the Belgian Géraldine Georges. This illustration was realized for the Colagene guide and printed in limited edition screenprint (soldout). Feel free to share with those who are fans of illustrations and Géraldine Georges.

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Testimonials

The Colagene experience according to our clients:

After working on numerous projects with the Colagene agency, we strongly recommend it. In two words, the clinic is reactive, relevant.
Marie & Xavier, Art Buyers, Sequoia agency , Paris
 

I’ve been working with Colagene for almost a year now. Not only do I appreciate the quality of work provided by their various illustrators, I also enjoy working with Colagene’s professional agents when it comes to illustrator recommendations and feedback. They also make invoicing a breeze, which is important when you are on a tight deadline.
Philipp Boltz, Production and Interactive Designer, Totem Brand Stories, Canada