Federico Paoli

Federico Paoli – Designer

Tell me your idea and I'll create it


I’m Federico, freelance illustrator from Montecarlo (Lucca), a little village in the heart of Tuscany. I graduated from Scientific High School in Lucca, then I got a Degree in Industrial Design in Florence.

My work has been recognized by 3×3 Illustration Annual 15 and American Illustration 37 annual award book. I made covers for some publishing houses, in particular for Corbaccio, a well-known Italian publishing house. I made numerous illustrations for newspaper articles for some European magazines such as Zetland.dk and Weekendavisen.dk. I have also been part of Artvatars Genesis, a huge NFT project created with the collaboration of over 60 of the world's best CryptoArtists.

Feel free to contact me.
Art Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Humanities & Social Sciences Music Nature
Comics & Graphic Novels Middle Grade
  • Selected by "3×3 Illustration Annual 15" (2018)
  • Selected by "American Illustration 37 annual award book" (2018)
  • Degree in Industrial Design in Florence

Work experience


May, 2019 — Present


Sep, 2017 — Present


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Federico has 4 reviews





Askari M.

Askari M.

Aug, 2019

I've worked with Frederico on a couple occasions and he is simply amazing.
Federico P.
Thanks again Askari!
Sabi A.

Sabi A.

Jan, 2019

Federico has been extremely wonderful, patient, and professional! I asked him on several occasions to make revisions for me and he has done so without complaint. He has always been polite and replied in a timely manner. He took all my suggestions and implemented them effectively and without issue. He was a pleasure to work with and I would definitely recommend his services!
Federico P.
Thank you so much Sabi! Good luck for your book!
Askari M.

Askari M.

Jun, 2018

Federico is a very talented artist who is accommodating and the consummate professional. Perhaps more importantly​, he is patient and flexible; he offered several versions until it was perfect.
Federico P.
Great professionalism, great communication and great man. Thank you Askari!
Lilly H.

Lilly H.

Jun, 2018

From start to finish, Federico was professional, courteous, patient and engaged with the project. The quality of the artwork he produced is a real testament to his craft. We began by fleshing out some general ideas over chat, then worked on several rounds of drafting before settling on a beautiful design. The final product is something I’d never visualised before in my mind’s eye – it’s perfect...
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Federico P.
It was a great pleasure to work for/with Lilly: perfect communication, great professionalism and reliability. Thank you so much Lilly and good luck for your book!

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