"The inspiration for this paper collage came from the fruity and intense flavor of illy Brazil Arabica and the playful paintings of Tarsila."
Gio Pastori, 1989, lives and works as a Visual Artist in Milan. His production ranges from analogue collages to digital techniques, in a continuous formal evolution, following a playful path of investigation and research.
"I was asked to create a piece that represented Costa Rica. I took influence from the country’s scenery, colours and atmosphere - paired with the calming aroma of illy coffee. "
Miles Tewson is a multidisciplinary illustrator from Brighton, UK. Through his minimalistic aesthetic he often captures a moment in time, using minimal color, his work emanates tranquillity and serenity.
"I'm very honored to be illustrating El Salvador's coffee. Through the warm colors and the soft flowing lines of nature, I’m hoping you can feel the sweet, comforting flavors of El Salvador’s coffee with its velvety texture and honey, caramel and chocolate notes."
Born in 1989, Odile Ferraille, alias Adèle Ferret, is an illustrator from France. She worked in stationery for several years. At the same time, she has been developing her personal style, naive and minimalist illustrations. She creates images that she’s hoping to be both funny and comforting.
"I was mainly inspired by the Ethiopian coffee ceremony which is an important part of the country’s culture, this powerful blend offers a delicate flavour comprising notes of jasmine, citrus and honey."
Beya Rebaï was born in Paris, France in 1995. Fascinated by color, especially by the artistic current of the Nabis, she builds her drawings with a narrow and carefully selected color range. Beya always has a sketchbook during her travels with some wax pastels, she draws what she sees, but in her way, with a lot of colors.
"Exploring the hypnotising landscapes and colorful clothes and carpets, I was travelling through Guatemala, accompanied by the taste of soft arabica, with notes of chocolate, caramel, nuts and honey."
Victoria Semykina is an illustrator and fine artist who lives in Bologna, Italy. Her illustrations are characterized by the use of various techniques, a loose drawing style, and distinctive hand-drawn lettering.
"One of our daily pleasure is to start our day with the comforting smell of a good coffee. We imagined this illustration as a journey of senses through the vibrant feelings of Honduras."
Sacrée Frangine are two artists and designers based between Paris and the South of France. They explore shapes and color palettes to create simplified narratives and compositions. Their work expresses the beauty of everyday things through a minimalist and pleasing aesthetic.
"I wanted to animate a warm and intimate scene heavily inspired by Indian nature and the notes of nuts, honey and caramel of the coffee blend."
Manon Louart is a French motion designer & illustrator, dog person and crochet enthusiast based in Angers, France. Her work centres around meditative and relaxing animated illustrations, often featuring in one way or another nature, womanhood, and a touch of fiery red.
"I took inspiration from the colors of the Nicaraguan flag and my memories from visiting a small organic coffee farm in Peru this summer. We camped there during our Salkantay trek and seeing the sun rise over the farm to the smell of the newly grounded coffee was a beautiful experience."
Petra Eriksson is a Swedish illustrator and visual artist currently based in Barcelona. Colors are one of her most important tools, she loves playing with strong colors and mixing it with something more neutral to find the perfect mix for each piece, she also enjoys mixing organic shapes with flat, more graphic ones.
"In my illustration, I tried to capture the enchanting realm of the land of thousand hills framed and infused with the signature caramel, floral, almond and chocolate notes in this blend of Arabica."
London-based artist Maria Ines Gul draws, paints and embroiders patterns of words, women and whimsy. Her work is on a constant mission to define a feeling, mood or memory. Her illustrations meander between the waking world and daydreams, adding a touch of magic realism to the mundane.