Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Interview: Marc Boutavant.

French illustrator Marc Boutavant's style appeals to adults and children alike. His characters evoke nostalgia yet they are still contemporary in their design. His ability to create vibrant yet winsome illustrations is quite unique and has secured him some amazing commissions for companies such as The New York Times, Sky + and Marks & Spencer. He has also illustrated many brilliant children's books, most notably 'Around the World with Mouk'.

What is your greatest achievement?
(in collaboration)

How would you describe your work to someone who hadn't seen it? 

Who/what inspires you most? 
(Wallpaper in my room as a child)

Who would you most like collaborate with?
(a part of me, the lazy and non self confident one)

What is the worst job you have ever had?
(I was seven)

If you were on Death Row, what would your last meal be?
(you'd die for it) 

Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years time?
(in Burgundy?)

What do you dislike most about popular culture?
(Violence against women?)

What is the greatest invention of all time?

If you didn't do what you do. What would you do?
(nothing much)

All images courtesy of Marc Boutavant and

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