“A professional illustrator who was raised in the Mediterranean, Shimoni brings a sense of adventure and boundless creativity in his namesake art series HIPSTORY- world's greatest leaders of modern history re-imagined as nowadays hipsters.
Shimoni’s love for colors and art exploration took him from his final academy project in visual communication with just one HIPSTORY character to his 40 world leader series HIPSTORY. His journey began in 2014 and throughout this period of time, he received over 200 media coverage's worldwide including leading magazines and TV Shows like The Guardian, The German Stern, Wired magazine, Bored Panda, Vice magazine, Entertainment weekly and Comedy Central.
He was also elected for Forbes 30under30 most promising Israelis in 2016.
Today Shimoni is the operator of his design studio Amit Shimoni Illustration which ran projects with top brands around the world including the New York Times, the New York Observer and lately taking part in the Sep2017 election campaign of Norway's Prime Minister- Erna Solberg. She won by the way ;-)
Following the HIPSTORY series, Shimoni continuously spreads his vision of affordable art by pushing creativity and introducing HIPSTORY art wherever possible.
Amit Shimoni's Studio (photo by Edan Nagar)