Marina Esmeraldo is anIllustrator & Art Director that splits her time between Barcelona and London, creating colorful images for music, fashion, publications & brands. With her witty and vibrant layouts, she attracts a range of commissions as her digitalized drawings are perfect for the internet age.

Before enrolling in the Applied Mural Arts course at the Escola Massana, she had her post graduation at the ELISAVA in Barcellona. Combining together all her gained soecilaties, she finally ended up in illustration, finding this discipline the most satisfying for her image making process. Marina’s style is bursting with experimental shape, pattern, and composition, adding a computerized dimension to her once tropical surroundings.

Marina has exhibited around the world, including in the Venice Biennale, and been awarded honors in Europe, the U.K., the U.S. and Latin America. Her clients include Google, Adidas, Sony, ASOS, Refinery29, Lenny Letter, Wired, Women’s March and many others. She is also co-founder and art director of In Shades Magazine, a weekly illustrated short fiction magazine.

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@ Marina Esmeraldo – illustrations for Catarina Mina
@ Marina Esmeraldo – illustrations for Chin Chin!
@ Marina Esmeraldo – illustrations for Drinkfinity
@ Marina Esmeraldo – illustrations for So Young Magazine
@ Marina Esmeraldo – illustrations for Stack Magazines
@ Marina Esmeraldo – illustrations for The Debrief’s
@ Marina Esmeraldo -illustrations for The Debrief’s
@ Marina Esmeraldo – Women’s March 2017