Doriano Solinas began his career as a political cartoonist in his native country of Italy. His work appeared regularly in some of Italy’s most influential news and financial publications including Sole 24 ore Scuola, Plus, Nòva. Since then, his work has evolved into a dynamic conceptual illustration style that has made him an international success.

Doriano’s distinctive characters make his work instantly recognizable. His portfolio is very diverse with topics from education and lifestyle to economy, business, and technology.

Doriano’s illustrations have been featured in a variety of advertising projects and publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Industry Week Magazine, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Il sole 24 ore, Corriere della sera, and La Repubblica.


  • Corriere della Sera
  • Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
  • Industry Week Magazine
  • La Repubblica
  • Nova
  • Plus
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Washington Post

Q & A

Through what creative process do you get your best ideas?
Reading books and walking alone in the country.

What natural gift would you most like to possess?
I already got this. That’s enough.

If you had to live in a world with just one color, which color would it be?

What is your favorite typeface?
Bickham Script Pro Regular.