Jean JullienJean Jullien

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The debut monograph on the globally-lauded artist, filled with his joyful, witty paintings, illustrations, collaborations, and more – includes never-before-seen artwork and personal sketchbooks, giving insight into his artistic practice

Jean Jullien’s work is instantly recognizable and wide in its scope. Known for his astutely observed and witty depictions of everyday life, his illustrations place expressive characters in relatable environments and act as a visual commentary on life. Organized in three sections – Personal, Collaboration, and Public – this fulsome book explores Jullien’s approach to art and covers his expansive career, from his earliest creative partnerships to his progression into painting, while also offering a first-hand look at his process with sketches and never-before-seen works. Unique and comprehensive in its scope, this is a must-have book for every fan of Jullien's work.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 290 × 225 mm (11 3/8 × 8 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 256 pp
  • Illustrations: 340 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838663193

Jean Jullien is a prolific and beloved French graphic design artist. His creative output ranges from illustration, photography, and video to costumes, installations, books, posters, clothing — even skateboards. Jullien has shown work around the world with museums and galleries in Paris, London, Brussels, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore and more. His work appears in The New York Times, New Yorker, National GeographicSZ MagazineTelerama and more, and he has collaborated with Beams, RCA Records, The Connaught, Colette, Amnesty International, Le Coq Sportif, Jardin des Plantes (Nantes), Hotel Amour, Champion USA, Salomon, and Petit Bateau, among other global brands.

'Showing off the rich, and witty work of one of the greatest living illustrators … this book gives a thorough look into the processes and oeuvre of Jullien.' - Vanity Fair

'Gathers dozens of jolly, anxious, and relatable characters.' - Colossal

'Raise a smile or two with this brilliant, whimsical book by French illustrator, Jean Jullien...The perfect book to dip in every time [you] need a giggle.' - Grazia

'Fantastic fun.' - Sixtysix Magazine

'Palpable joy runs throughout … Showcasing Jullien's uncanny ability to wring whimsy from the mundane, this vibrant assemblage brings fans a satisfying taste of a brilliant artist who's only just beginning.' - Publishers Weekly

'The uncomplicated, whimsical style of Jean Jullien has become as essential as it is ubiquitous in a world in dire need of joy, escape, and fancy.' - Forbes

'[For] anyone with a quirky outlook or in need of a laugh. This comprehensive monograph is joyful and witty.' - DailyArt Magazine

'Chances are you’ve seen Jean Jullien's work before, whether you knew it was his at the time or not. The prolific artist creates fun, joyful paintings and illustrations that are simply observations from his everyday life. Go behind the scenes with previously unseen work, view sketchbooks, and have the chance to walk through Jullien's creative practice that spans personal, collaborative, and public works.' - Kelly Beall, Design Milk