The fiirst time i heard about Piet Paris was the time i read a short review on an exhibition by Viktor & Rolf. But since i have been a fan. His fashion illustration are highly recognisable and have a graphic quality.
Piet Paris has been working for more than twenty five years as a fashion illustrator for magazines and corporate clients all over the world. As an illustrator and designer he has always been concerned with design in the broader sense. Through his lectureships and masterclasses for fashion designers at various academies, as well as in his role as the co-founder of a post-graduate course for fashion designers, Piet Paris has developed a wealth of expertise and has gained a great breadth of experience in the world of design. In 2008 Paris received the Grand Seigneur, the most important fashion award in the Netherlands, an accolade for his achievements within Dutch fashion training, as artistic director of the Arnhem Mode Biennale and, of course, as a fashion illustrator who has garnered global renown. Piet Paris is also creative director at Harper’s Bazaar Netherlands.
www.ftn-books.com has two very nice publications by Piet Paris now available.