Fabio Magnasciutti

Fabio Magnasciutti – Designer

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


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 Poetry Short Story
  • best cartoonist 2015 at Museum of Satire in Forte di Marmi
  • degree in illustration at IED

Work experience


May, 1989 — Present

Fabio has 6 reviews





James D.

James D.

Jun, 2023

Fabio did a very nice job with my book cover. I made it difficult because I thought that I knew what I wanted, but not really. Fabio was very patient and communicative during the whole process. In the end, after several iterations of the project, I got a cover that I am very happy with. Others who have picked up the book commented that they liked the cover, so what better endorsement can there ...
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Fabio M.
Thank you so much, James. See you soon.
Doug G.

Doug G.

Oct, 2022

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!
Fabio M.
Thanks so much, Doug, see you soon.
Lore J.

Lore J.

Sep, 2022

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.
Fabio M.
Thank you, Lore.
Doug G.

Doug G.

Apr, 2022

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!
Fabio M.
Thank you Doug. Glad to collaborate with you
Paul P.

Paul P.

Mar, 2022

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

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