Fabio Magnasciutti

Fabio Magnasciutti - Designer

Lazio, Italy

A prize-winning cartoonist from Italy who sometimes sounds like the Godfather

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I'm an illustrator focused on illustrated books and a cartoonist. I have worked with major Italian newspapers la Repubblica, l'Unitàil Fatto Quotidiano, Left and others. I graduated from the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Rome (Italy). In 2015 I won the 1° prize as the best cartoonist of the year in Forte dei Marmi, Museum of Satire and other awards in national and international competitions. I am a teacher of illustration at IED and founder of Officina B5, a school of illustration based in Rome.
Action & Adventure
Comics & Graphic Novels
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Middle Grade
Picture Books
Short Story


  • degree in illustration at IED


  • best cartoonist 2015 at Museum of Satire in Forte di Marmi

Work experience

free lance illustrator, teacher

May, 1989 – Present (almost 34 years)

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Fabio has 5 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Doug Gonterman
This is the third time I've worked with Fabio (I think that says a lot in itself!) and he never ceases to amaze me. He's dependable, thorough and really lifts the story with his work - every time!

Doug Gonterman, October 2022

Fabio Magnasciutti
Thanks so much, Doug, see you soon.

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l m
I just sent it to you!Fabio is the best. I think it is not good to ask about reedsy in connection with Fabio. Fabio is Fabio and reeedsy is reedsy. About reedsy there are many things to say. But Fabio is out of this world.

l m, September 2022

Fabio Magnasciutti
Thank you, Lore.

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Doug Gonterman
LOVED working with Fabio! It's obvious that he's a great illustrator, but what you can't see from his work samples is the wonderfully creative ideas and inspiration he brings to the project. Truly took my book to another level!

Doug Gonterman, April 2022

Fabio Magnasciutti
Thank you Doug. Glad to collaborate with you

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Paul Pierpoint
Fabio is amazing. He captured the exact feel I was looking for on my book cover - a sense of hopeful playfulness in a world dominated by impending death and mortality. Not an easy tone to achieve but Fabio did brilliantly.

Paul Pierpoint, March 2022

Fabio Magnasciutti
It's a pleasure to collaborate with Paul, a professional client, punctual, clear in his requests and suggestions.

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scott reida
Fabio is awesome! He took a vague idea of what I was after and turned it into something much more defined and certainly more powerful. His experience and capability shined. Also, don't hesitate with an ocean being between you and him. I am in the United States and he is in Europe and we were able to take advantage of the time zone gap- as he would work while I was sleeping and I would get to se...
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scott reida, March 2020

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