March : Springtime is coming !

In March, the spring equinox finally arrives !

This month,
Nazario Graziano realizes unusual collages of pictures for KCI Support System USA, and also creates fun silhouettes for a Nolitours web contest, Silke Werzinger illustrates a new campaign for McDonald's young audiences in France, Aaron McConomy illustrates the press kit and the official poster for the 2012 Maple festivities in Quebec, Takeshi illustrates for the Los Angeles 54th Grammy’s, Oscar continues his collaboration for the TGV Lyria campaign, Geraldine Georges extends her stylish universe to the site of the Massey Tower Complex in Toronto and, finally, for all motion design fans, a not-to-be-missed new demo from Raoul Paulet. The Graphic Clinic reveals some of its latest projects. The monthly downloadable wallpaper is fresh and revealing of a warm springtime. The Colagene traveling bags contest continues until April, you can keep participating by sending your photos and following the contest on our Facebook page.

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.

Aaron McConomy / The Maple Celebration / Montreal

Spring is almost there and maple is already in the place of honor in Quebec! La fête de l'érable 2012/ maple celebration event 2012 organized by Quebec Maple Producers took place on March 4th in Montréal. Aaron McConomy was chosen to create for the occasion, a series of illustrations: a cauliflower, a rosemary herb and a vegetable garden. His work has been displayed during the event and has also been used to accompany the event press release.

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.

"Zen" wallpaper to download

Here's the 7th downloadable wallpaper. This surrealistic buddha inspires us a reassuring and generous springtime. This illustration was created by Takeshi. Do not hesitate to share this illustration that conveys Takeshi's unique universe. And, most of all, remain zen for March!

Versions 1680x1050, 1440x900, 1280x800...
Versions 2560x1440, 1920x1080...
Version iPhone
Version iPad

Raoul Paulet / New Demo / London

Discover the new Demo of our London motion designer
Raoul Paulet is a freelance director, motion graphic artist and designer. He has worked in Italy, France, UK and Canada for many international studios and clients. His work is always on the lookout of the balance between image and sound, content and aesthetics, simplicity and emotionalism.

Bonaldo ad / Montreal

Colagene, graphic design clinic just realized this advertising for designers' Antoine+Manuel Tout va bien (BD Barcelona) buffet, sold at Bonaldo Boutique, for Mixte Magazine.

Wanted / Paris

Colagene, graphic design clinic just created the new website of the modeling agency Wanted. Wanted was created to meet two objectives : represents models wich physical profiles do not match(/do not correspond) the usual criterial of modeling agencies, and allow the advertisers to find what they need, which is outized and atypical individuals.

Jérôme Mireault / Out Magazine / New York

Based on a story in Symposium section about girls celebrating their bachelorette party in gay bars, Jérôme had to illustrate how annoying that could be, according to the author.

Silke Werzinger / Marie Claire Magazine / Paris

Silke continues her montly collaboration for the Moi Lectrice section for Marie Claire Magazine. She illustrates the article I began to live at 32 year old, a young reader testimony about her busy life story !

Aaron McConomy / Affaire Plus Magazine / Montreal

Aaron McConomy drew a series of obstacle courses that we can experience in our life for an article published on Affaire Plus magazine about how to choose REER depending on the stage in life we are experiencing and that can have an impact on our retirement savings.

Ëlodie / Be Magazine / Paris

Illustrator Ëlodie first collaboration with Be Magazine for the Psychorama section in the Special Fashion issue. Ëlodie styles up her illustration for the article Why such bad timing when he breaks up?

Nicole Jarecz / Brussel Airlines B Spirit! Magazine / London

Nicole Jarecz illustrates 6 portraits of the most dedicated leaders of change from the fields of technology, business and even social activism, shaping a brighter future for the whole african continent, for the B Spirit! Magazine.


The Colagene experience according to our clients:

What is appreciable with Colagene is the diversity and complementary of the artists. For each project, we are offered a tailored team and talents with whom it is extremely enjoyable working.
Julien Toussaint, Advertising Chef, Euro RSCG 360, Paris

Colagene are my absolute favorite illustration agency – they have a fantastic portfolio of illustrators who are perfect for Company. Working with them is very easy, illustrations are always delivered on time and are always as I'd imagined or better than I ever imagined they could be! I love them… A lot!

Tanita Montgomery, Art Director, Company, Hearst Magazines, London

We did business with colagene clinic for one or our projects because we always find a lot of talented artists there. Besides, their professionalism level and their capacity of adapting themselves to the numerous requests/ projects make colagene a company very devoted at the success of their clients’ projects.
Richard Jean-Baptiste, Executive Producer, Jimmy Lee, Montréal


Contest : Mydeadpony’s Colagene bags around the world.

Dear clients and clinic fans,

Are you happy of your Colagene’s bag?
We invite you all to participate to a contest especially made by your illustration clinic.

Contest : Mydeadpony’s Colagene bags around the world continues.

Share us the story of your bag. How do you use it? Which town and places it visited? Take pictures of your bag in a funny or unexpected context and send us your photo before our April newsletter at

The 10 best pictures will be selected and published in our newsletter, on Colagene’s blog and Facebook page.The author of the photo that will collect the most “Like” mentions will receive a bag of his choice through the 3 different ones as well as a screen print of the Get You Illustration Fix visual, realized by Damien Vignaux and Colagene, graphic design clinic.

We hope that the enclosed photo by Jérôme Mireault illustrator, while he was travelling in San Francisco, Alexandra, rep at the clinic, in vacation at Reunion Island, Melissa in London, Anne Cresci and others, will inspire you. Please send us your pictures at 72 dpi by Thursday April 5th at and indicate your first name and last name, and town and country where you took the picture.

- The clinic, Montreal, Paris, London