ARTIST NEWS

Finally excited to share some news as a lot of KAKO's work has been in the vault :). Kako was featured in Taschen's 100 Illustrators book and to boot his image made the back cover! "Drawn from TASCHEN’s Illustration Now! series, this go-to catalog brings together 100 of the most successful and important illustrators around ...

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06/27/2017

Who ever knew that frogs could be so stunning! Check out this beauty by KAKO for Field and Stream Magazine. For their hunting section "Six Expert Tips for Catching Giant Bullfrogs" -- Two kings of the swamp reveal their bullfrog secrets. Do you have a canoe called Frogzilla?

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05/05/2017

Get ready for this "adrenaline-spiked adventure" teenage novel by Chris Wooding &  jacket art by KAKO -- it's finally out of the vault! Huge thanks to Scholastic, Inc. & Christopher for giving Kako such a perfect cover for him. More about the book below! "Buckle up for a fast-paced, high-octane thrill ride! Cassica ...

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02/14/2017

Excited about sharing this beautiful series by KAKO called "Assista a Esse Livro" for Redo Globo (AD: Casa 36). Since 1965 Rede Globo has been adapting more than 200 Brazilian novels as TV series with huge success, novels such as Guimarães Rosa's Grande Sertão Veredas, Jorge Amado's Gabriela,  Érico Veríssimo's O ...

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02/06/2017

Today!!!! MondoTees will be releasing posters and enamel pins for one of our favorite film franchises, Jurassic Park!  We have a T-Rex! KAKO'S take on the iconic T-Rex breakout scene puts us in the perspective of Tim and Lex as the queen of the park stare down on them. With a "nightvision" glow-in-the-dark variant it's ...

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01/11/2017

POW!!! Here's a great one by KAKO for The Hollywood Reporter for their Awards Season 2016 section. The headline reads: "President Trump's Oscar Inviation? Not So Fast...The Academy's love affair with the Obamas comes to an end as a town that worked hard to keep The Donald out of office now faces a leader who rails against ...

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11/16/2016

We're really excited to share this wonderful new cover by KAKO for the new Brazilian hard cover edition of H.G. Wells'  "The War of the Worlds" for client Companhia das Letras. This special edition includes Henrique Alvim Corrêa's astonishing illustrations originally created the 1906 Belgian edition. According to the author ...

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10/19/2016

Here's a great new illustration by KAKO for Texas Monthly. The article is called "The Yes Man" and is about Dan Slater's new book Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico’s Most Dangerous Drug Cartel. Sounds like a thrilling read so can't wait to get my hands on it! "He was just a regular kid in South Texas, until ...

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09/09/2016

Thank you Latin American Ilustracion for featuring KAKO in your Dispatch this month Latin American Ilustracion: Kako

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06/06/2016

Excited to share another one of our artists KAKO featured in Hero Complex Gallery in Dreamworks Voltron show! Check out the details below. Voltron Client: Hero Complex Gallery | Curator: Adam Smasher | JUNE 2016 Artwork created and exhibited at Dreamworks Voltron Legendary Defender Art Showcase, presented by ...

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06/06/2016

Here's a great piece that so many can relate to by KAKO for Car & Driver Magazine. The article is called "We Ask the Experts: Why Do Dogs Love Cars?" Do dogs love cars because they love to be with their owners, or does it go beyond this? Read the article for more!  

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04/29/2016

For all those who live in Los Angeles, here's an exciting new show you shouldn't miss! Hero Complex Gallery is featuring two of Levy Creative's artists, RORY KURTZ & KAKO in their next show CARDISTRY: 55 ARTISTIC INTERPRETATIONS OF PLAYING CARDS, opening Friday, May 6th, from 7-10pm. Kako as seen below was influenced ...

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04/28/2016

We're so excited to share this recently printed and released private commission movie poster by KAKO of Skyfall! Definitely Kako's favorite bond movie. Huge thanks to James and his group for making this happen! It's absolutely gorgeous!!!

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04/19/2016

Huge congratulations to KAKO for receiving the Hero Complex Gallery (HCG) Artist Recognition Award for Distinguished Artists of 2015! These artists are selected for their distinguished: Excellence in Art A Passion to Create Unique POV Continued Personal Growth Strength of Character Support of Fellow Artists & ...

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01/18/2016

SO excited to share this campaign by KAKO for Heineken Beer Premium that was commissioned to promote  the "Heineken Green Ride" campaign "Enjoy the Ride. Enjoy Responsibly." The campaign launched a fleet of taxis to the streets of Sao Paulo. The campaign raised public awareness of responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages, ...

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12/08/2015

Boing Boom Tschak!!!! The print "Die Bith Maschine • The Bith Machine" by KAKO will be available at Hero Complex Gallery as part of the Rick Baker Art Tribute exhibition next Saturday, October 24th. THE MONSTER MAKER WITH RICK BAKER! Double-feature Screening with Q&A and Art Tribute with the Makeup and Effects Legend ...

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10/17/2015

HOT off the press. This weekend at the New York Comic Con a new STAR WARS VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS print will be available! Hero Complex Gallery (booth #236) will be selling KAKO's new Black Squadron T-70 X-Wing fighters print, featuring BB-8, Poe Dameron and Ello Asty. AMAZING!!!!!

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10/06/2015

It was SO hard to keep these in the vault as they are so good. KAKO really outdid himself with this series for Men's Health Magazine on revenge.  The article is called "Revenge: You've been wronged and the only way to right it is to make 'em pay. Before you take that tooth or eye you're owed understand what's pulling your ...

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09/01/2015

Here's another exciting new project out of the vault for KAKO! Piloto TV and Africa releases Brahma's new ad film A CORRIDA DO OURO (THE GOLD RUSH). In CORRIDA DO OURO, a reference to the gold rush that marked the colonization of Minas Gerais during the 17th century, Brahma shows the passion of the mineiros* for their ...

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07/29/2015

Another book cover by KAKO out of the vault! After the success of The Pagan Lord, Record Publishing releases The Empty Throne, the newest book of the historical novel series The Saxon Tales, written by novelist Bernard Cornwell, about 9th and 10th century Britain. The protagonist of the series is Uhtred of Bebbanburg, born ...

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07/23/2015

Here's an exciting new book cover by KAKO published by Editora Seguinte for Dan Smith's thriller A GRANDE CAÇADA (BIG GAME)! The book was released in Brazil at the same time the motion picture hit the theaters. A special thank you to Cláudia Carvalho for being an awesome partner in crime in this one! Below you'll see the ...

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07/21/2015

AH!!! Images slowly coming out of the vault. Here's an exciting new poster by KAKO. The title for this piece is called "Enter The Dragon" and was commissioned by Joshua Dungca and his group in 2014. This commission was very exciting to create -- the movie is a classic and an all-time favorite amongst Lee's fans and it has ...

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07/16/2015

Have your cake and eat it too by KAKO for The New York Times! This fun illustration was commissioned for the article "For the Highest-Paid C.E.O.s, the Party Goes On" which in essence is the yearly executive pay report which showcases the millions upon millions of dollars these CEO's are making. Kako was super excited for ...

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05/18/2015

KAKO is part of an exciting new show called "Strange Cities: Athens." STRANGE CITIES: Athens Visualizing Athens Unseen Imagine you’ve never seen Athens. With only a limited non-visual spectrum of references for a guide, how would you picture it? ‘Strange Cities’ shows how over 20 carefully selected prize winning ...

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04/20/2015

CONGRATULATIONS goes out to KAKO! We're thrilled that his DEATH OF A MAN poster was selected to appear in American Illustration's 34 annual book! Thank you AI-AP jury! And thanks

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04/05/2015

We're super excited to see KAKO featured in AI-AP's Dispatches from Latin American Ilustracion! Below is the full article. By David Schonauer Monday February 9, 2015 As a guitar player and music lover, Brazilian freelance illustrator Kako was delighted when he was approached to create a series of three posters ...

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02/11/2015

Andaluz Audiovisual brand, created by PLAU and illustrated by KAKO, was selected to be among great examples of innovative branding in Gestalten's new book Start Me Up! Here's how Gestalten describes the new publication: Start Me Up! is a compendium of innovative corporate design for a new generation. Brimming with imaginative ...

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02/10/2015

We are pleased to share Levy Creative Managements Artists "Best of 2014" Images!!! And once again a special thank you to all of our clients who keep our artists evolving and creating great work! Artist: Jason Tharp | Client: Highlights

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01/28/2015

Exciting News! KAKO's Guitar Player Magazine series were selected for the CCSP Advertising Annual 2014 (Brazil's most important advertising annual), in the ILLUSTRATION category. The campaign was commissioned by Leo Burnett Tailor Made in 2013 and created in a period of 5 months. This commission turned out to be one of ...

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10/23/2014

KAKO'S illustration for the ANDALUZ project is published in the new SendPoints book BRANDING ELEMENT - LOGOS 3. It features an amazing 6 page article showcasing the creation process and showing how hiring an illustrator can make the difference! Congratulations to PLAU Design and everyone involved! About the book: BRANDING ...

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10/22/2014

At long last we're sharing KAKO's new graphic novel Encountering Ghosts: Eyewitness Accounts, a true work of blood, sweat and tears. This book is about Ghost stories and tales of hauntings have been told throughout history. The stories are brought to life by people who have encountered apparitions or unexplained noises ...

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10/14/2014

We are super excited to share that the first volume of Chris Weitz's The Young World was just released in Brazil with a new cover by KAKO --  taking it to a brighter place with the beautiful Pantone 805! Who said a dystopian story needs a gloomy cover? LOVE IT!

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09/19/2014

The Andaluz Audiovisual branding design created by Plau ( http://plau.co/en/ ), which includes the logo KAKO illustrated, was published in the book "Nature Graphics" by Chinese publisher SendPoints. Congrats to all parties involved, this still is one of my favorites! About the book: "Nature offers people in the creative ...

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09/15/2014

We are super excited to share that KAKO has been selected to be part of the American Illustration American Photography (AI-AP) -- Latin American Illustracion 3 Collection! The three images that were accepted into the show are following: Congrats to all!!! We are so proud of being in this show again.

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08/26/2014

Here's a new incredible project by KAKO called "Avantesmas" commissioned by Autêntica. Kako illustrated thirteen Histórias Clássicas de Fantasmas, a collection of thirteen classic ghost stories selected by Claudio Blanc and published by Autêntica. Avantesmas was only published in Portuguese, but for those still interested ...

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07/11/2014

#VAITERCOPA takes soccer beyond the World Cup! From June 14th to July 12 KAKO & ZE OTAVIO will be featured in the exhibition #VAITERCOPA at Galeria Ornitorrinco (Av. Pompeia, 520). With Illustrations by Kleverson, Attílio, Orlando Pedroso (Folha de S. Paulo), Kako, Zuri, William Chamorro, Alexandre Eschenbach, Baptistão ...

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06/16/2014

KAKO is featured at an exhibition at the National Football Museum in Manchester where they will be featuring his Menino de Ouro short film. The exhibition is called "Brazil+Football+Design." The show opens today and will run until June 25th. Following is information about this amazing show! BRAZIL+FOOTBALL+DESIGN From ...

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06/12/2014

KAKO participates in Moments Lost Exhibition at Bottleneck Gallery! This is Kako's homage to the great visual futurist Syd Mead, who worked on Blade Runner as a concept artist.  The poster, called Syd's Alley was shown at Bottleneck Gallery's Moments Lost show, featuring Blade Runner art and music inspired by the movie, ...

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06/09/2014

KAKO illustrates another incredible poster for the upcoming show at Hero Complex Gallery -- a collaboration with Trailers From Hell!                           KINGS OF CULT: An Art Tribute to Roger Corman and Joe ...

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05/23/2014

We're so pleased to announce that KAKO was awarded the Fundação Nacional do Livro Infantil e Juvenil (FNLIJ) 2014 Highly Commended Seal for A Donzela Sem Mãos e Outros Contos Populares, a tale book written by Helena Gomes and published by Escrita Fina Edições. It's Kako's second award with a Escrita Fina Edições book and ...

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05/22/2014

We are thrilled to announce KAKO'S participation in the great project Make #YourMark: Illustration, Graphic & Animation. I, Artist: Why We’re Turning to Artists, and Asimov, to Illustrate DirectStylus. Make Your Mark is a global artistic project that highlights the creative potential of NVIDIA DirectStylus technology. ...

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05/20/2014

KAKO is at it again selling prints! Bottleneck Gallery is hosting the "Winter Is Here" show, an online group exhibition inspired by the popular show Game of Thrones. Kako's piece is called "Cold God" and it will be officially released today, Friday April 4th, 2014 at 12:00pm EST. There is a limited edition of 75 so get ...

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04/04/2014

Here's a fun new illustration KAKO did for Kampion. It's a portrait of German soccer player Andreas Brehme, created for the Kampion soccer card game created by Lourenço Cunha Ferreira. "Kampion - The Football Talent Project is a card game where each card is created by a talented illustrator. It's a playable art gallery! Want ...

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04/03/2014

I'm thrilled to share KAKO'S last guitar in the Brazilian Guitar Player Magazine campaign "A Guitar Plays More Than Music. It Plays History." March was the month of Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and his classic '59 Gibson Les Paul Standard! It just happens to be Kako's favorite :). What an incredible campaign. As you see from ...

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04/01/2014

KAKO with more AI-AP news! From the winners selected in the Latin American Fotografia and Ilustracion Dos competition, 10 photographers and 10 illustrators were picked to be included in this special, traveling exhibit produced by EPSON. The “Los Diez” collection was unveiled at the BIG TALK back in November 2013 and now ...

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03/12/2014

The book jackets are slowing being released one at a time and we are finally able to show them. This one illustrated by KAKO is for Kevin Power's book PÁSSAROS AMARELOS (translated Yellow Birds) published by Companhia das Letras.

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02/25/2014

We're so excited to share the next round of White Fang illustrations by KAKO published by Penguin/Companhia das Letras in Brazil. You'll see below that Kako gave them three options to choose from and with difficulty, they chose the black and white illustration (which happens to be my favorite too!). Kako had a great time ...

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02/24/2014

STUNNING new poster by KAKO for Brazilian Guitar Player Magazine. This month we show you the life of Slowhand - aka God, aka Eric Clapton - in the shape of his most famous guitar, the Fender Stratocaster "BLACKIE."

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02/12/2014

The Daily Beast says..."These cartoonist are killing it. The Art of Illustration: Our Top 20 Picks!" And KAKO is included amongst all these incredible artists. We are so incredibly proud of Kako for being part of this wonderful group, what an honor. Congratulations to all the artists featured. You can check them all out ...

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02/11/2014

We're pleased to inform you that KAKO is artist of the week on the collectors site Expresso Beans for his Blade Runner poster. Good for you KAKO! So incredibly proud at how well received this poster has been for you. So much more exciting things to come in the poster world ;).

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01/24/2014

OK all you LA folks, KAKO is part of the upcoming exhibition IMAGINED WORLDS: The Imagined Worlds of del Toro, Gilliam, Kubrick, Lynch & Scott. How can you miss this? Opening Reception is TONIGHT Friday, Jan 17th, 7-10pm at Hero Complex Gallery, 2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Thou KAKO ...

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01/17/2014

KAKO was truly brought to another world with this assignment for Fool Magazine -- bringing back not only his childhood memories growing up in São Paulo but bringing back childhood memories for his family as well. For those foodies that have never heard of the magazine, Fool Magazine is "a cutting edge gastronomic magazine ...

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01/16/2014

The year has been an incredible year at LEVY CREATIVE MANAGEMENT and as we reflect on our last 12 months, we remember some of the best images of the year. Congratulations to all our artists who had an astounding year! And a special thank you to all our clients who made this possible! With new clients, loads of awards, great ...

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12/18/2013

We're so excited to share that KAKO is featured in Taschen's 100 ILLUSTRATORS book, created by Kako's dear friend Julius Wiedemann and Steven Heller, based off the Illustration Now! series. Thank you Julius & Steve for letting Kako be part of the incredible book 100 ILLUSTRATORS that Huffington Post named one of the ...

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12/16/2013

WOW!!! KAKO is all I have to say for this one. These illustrations were for Brazilian INFO Magazine's December issue for such an excellent article "50 Tech Things to do Before You ... Log off!" Kako had to freely choose 3 items of this long list. It was not hard to find his 2 favorites: "Fly on a Russian MiG-29" and "Go ...

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12/10/2013

We are so excited to share that KAKO has been accepted into American Illustration | American Photography (AI-AP) Motion Art Awards 2. We are so incredibly proud of you KAKO! This animation was originally done for Publicis Brazil for "Menino de Ouro." "Menino de Ouro. Um Conto de Fadas no País do Futebol" was a two minutes ...

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12/09/2013

At long last, we are finally able to showcase this absolutely incredible piece by KAKO. This is the first illustration for Guitar Player Magazine's "A guitar plays more than just music. It plays History" campaign, created by Leo Burnett Tailor Made's Creative Director Guilherme Jahara and Art Director Mauricio Mori, with ...

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12/03/2013

KAKO with more big news! From the winners selected in the Latin American Fotografia and Ilustracion Dos competition, 10 photographers and 10 illustrators were picked to be included in this special, traveling exhibit produced by EPSON. The "Los Diez" collection will be unveiled today at the BIG TALK and will be exhibited ...

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11/06/2013

KAKO is featured in the exciting new book "Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art From The Underground" by Matthew Chojnacki. Kako's collaborative piece with Carlos Belas is featured below (his page from the book.). Check it out!

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11/06/2013

KAKO's Bladerunner featured today in Fast Company Magazine! Click here for the full feature! Stunning Alternative Movie Posters Reimagine Classics From Big To Blade Runner By Dan Solomon Matthew Chojnacki, author of the book Alternative Movie Posters, explains what happened to the medium and captures what ...

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11/06/2013

Amazing new illustration series by KAKO! This set of illos was for the cover and interiors for the book "Nocaute" (Knock Out), a selection of boxing tales written by American novelist Jack London. Client: Saraiva | AD: Carlos Renato London was himself an amateur boxer and a boxing sportswriter for the San Francisco Examiner ...

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10/07/2013

KAKO illustrates a beautiful new night illustration for Popular Science for an article on how "Infrared Car Systems Spot Wildlife On The Road From 500 Feet Away." This is pretty cool, check out the article and learn how it works here.

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09/03/2013

We are so incredibly proud of KAKO for once again being accepted into 2013 Latin American Illustracion 2 collection. From 431 images, only 29 were selected to represent the best images from Latin America. The 29 selected images will be presented in New York City at AIAP's two exclusive events in November, The Big Talk on ...

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08/27/2013

KAKO wow's us with more fabulous artwork for Hero Complex Gallery for their "Bleeding Metallics!" show, where they focus on artwork crafted with metallic inks, paints, papers, and metal itself. They kick off in August with a show highlighting all manner of things made of metal, covered in metal or injected with metal. Robots, ...

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08/01/2013

KAKO is back with THE KILLS! On exhibition from July 24th to August 5th at Cartel 011, Rua Artur de Azevedo 517 For every show they produce, Popload Gig invites an artist to design a limited edition screen printed poster to be sold at the venues during the shows. KAKO was thrilled to be invited to create the poster of ...

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07/23/2013

KAKO creates a beautiful horse to complete Andaluz new branding. Andaluz is a Brazilian production, direction and color correction film studio. They create, develop, produce and direct their projects with constant experimentation and critical eyes for stories, images and emotion. Their name stems from surrealist Andalusian ...

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07/12/2013

KAKO cranks out a piece for a show in between his jobs and Brazilian meheim! This new print called PORCO ROSSO - Savoia S.21 FOLGORE, will be part of the RED show -- A Pop Culture Gallery Show Dedicated to the Color Red, presented by Hero Complex Gallery and Planet Pulp. OPENING NIGHT TONIGHT July 5th!!! LA peeps go see ...

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07/05/2013

For those of you who follow international news and especially for my several artists in Brazil, our hearts are with you during this difficult time and hope that the future will bring better things for all of you. Keep fighting for what you so rightfully deserve. This poem by KAKO speaks for itself, it really needs no introduction. Citizen-Titan Awaken ...

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06/21/2013

KAKO finally showcases all his beautiful illustrations for the book "A Donzela sem Mãos e outros Contos de Fadas" (The Girl Without Hands and Other Fairy Tales), written by Helena Gomes and published by Escrita Fina Edições. Donzela is the first of three books we plan to deliver in the next few years and contain five tales: ...

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06/04/2013

KAKO wows us once again with a series of illustrations for Mondo Tarantino! These ilustrations were commissioned by the agency Agência Clic for the Mondo Tarantino official website, a film festival organized by CCBB, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, and shown in Sao Paulo and Brasilia, featuring the movies Reservoir Dogs, ...

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06/03/2013

KAKO'S "Donzela" lands in Dubai! The Visual Arabia Design Yearbook 2013 just arrived, featuring two of the illustrations Kako made for the book "A Donzela sem Mãos." The book is very interesting, full of great work and killer interviews. Good job everyone! And a big thanks to VA creative director Kamil Roxas, for inviting ...

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05/23/2013

KAKO never ceases to amaze everyone that he can work on a rush animation job. I just don't know how he fits it into his intense schedule.  This animation was done for Publicis Brazil for "Menino de Ouro." "Menino de Ouro. Um Conto de Fadas no País do Futebol" is a two minutes animation to promote SBT's new reality show ...

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05/22/2013

We are thrilled to announce that KAKO is up for a Kenneth R. Wilson (KRW) award for his image for Canadian Grocer Magazine. Canadian Business Press (CBP) is pleased to announce the finalists in 24 categories for the 59th annual KRW Awards, honouring excellence in Canadian business-to-business magazine publishing. The article ...

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05/06/2013

KAKO releases part 2 to "Righteous Rides...and the dudes who drive them." Today insidetherockposter blog featured both pieces that Kako did for the exhibition -- Le Mans Porsche 917K Movie Poster by Kako a Righteous Rides World Premier Exclusive (the copy below) "In 1971 the movie Le Mans staring Steve McQueen made it's ...

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05/03/2013

KAKO is part of an exhibition next week at the Hero Complex Gallery in Los Angeles called "Righteous Rides...and the Dudes Who Drive Them! -- a show focusing on the exhilarating...and often creative ways...of getting around. From skateboards to spaceships, anything that rolls, races, flies, or crashes can be counted in ...

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05/01/2013

The girl is here! And so begin's KAKO's introduction to his book (finally out!) "A Donzela Sem Mãos e Outros Contos de Fadas" (The Girl Without Hands and Other Fairy Tales) written by Helena Gomes and published by Escrita Fina Edições It took Kako a lot of time to finish this book, way more than one could expect. Tough ...

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04/17/2013

It's finally out of the bag and KAKO delivers three new illustrations for Piraquê's Carioca potato chips new packaging (Agency: 100% Design). The images pay homage to the city of Rio de Janeiro showing some of its numerous landmarks: A panoramic view with the Pão de Açúcar mountains, the Copacabana promenade and the Maracanã ...

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04/15/2013

Amazing! KAKO just got the invitation to be part of the final round jury for the 10th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial. From a total of 1910 submitted projects, 725 made into the final shortlist and now it's the juries turn to take a good look at them. To Kako's friend Bruno Porto and to everyone at ADG, thank you! It's ...

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04/01/2013

KAKO catches the wave with this new illustration for Canadian Grocer Magazine about the new methods of mobile payment -- the pros and cons, the banks and telcos' race to win the market and what should the retailers expect after the first impact of the system's implementation.  

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02/08/2013

LEVY CREATIVE MANAGEMENT artists showcase their best of 2012! Looking forward to seeing what 2013 will bring! ORIT BERGMAN | Page from new book "Pretend"  

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01/30/2013

KAKO turns out another great illustration for Heineken! This time around, this was for Heineken's homage to the 30th anniversary of Michael Jackson's album Thriller, published on their official Facebook page, featuring the artist in the album's three video clips: Billie Jean, Thriller and

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01/30/2013

KAKO illustrates an incredible piece on the movie Zero Dark Thirty, published by Entertainment Weekly in its 2012 Best & Worst Issue. It was Kako's first job for the magazine and for Steven Charny (HOORAY!!!), and although the job begun as a real challenge at the time due to the lack of images and information related ...

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01/29/2013

KAKO delivers a beautiful Illustration of The Town Musicians of Bremen tale published by Edições SM on the book Coletânea de Recontos - Irmãos Grimm. The art will be exhibited on the 8º Prêmio Barco a Vapor de Literatura Infantil e Juvenil 2012, during the bicentennial festivities of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's book ...

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12/11/2012

Artist KAKO delivers a beautiful rendition of "Crime & Punishment" for The Graphic Canon, The World's Great Literature as Comics and Visuals edited by Russ Kick. This book is about contemporary artists and illustrators reimagining the great works of literature from around the world.

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10/15/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO illustrated a new infgraphic for Mundo Estranho Magazine about the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans Grand Prix, showing details about the race, the track, the different categories and the pit stop. For this illustration we used the 2011 champions of each category: Audi Sport Team Joest's ...

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09/20/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO selling limited edition prints below of image "Polychrome Sound System." See below for details!

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09/18/2012

We are thrilled to announce that Levy Creative Management artist KAKO was accepted into the Latin American Illustracion. Kako's work was one of only 20 images selected to be included in this premier collection. The 20 winning Latin American Illustracion images will be presented in New York City at two events: American Illustration ...

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09/18/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is showcased in Japan in the new Illustrators File Vol. 10 Illustration Annual. Hear what Kako has to say about being featured in this great catalog of talented artists! A couple of weeks ago I received the long waited

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09/17/2012

Ubisoft Brasil and BrasilART open the first Brazilian game art contest for the award winning game Assassin's Creed and invites Levy Creative Management artist KAKO, a long time fan of the game series and a total history buff, to be part of the jury! The idea is simple: How would it be if the Assassin's Creed story was set ...

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08/07/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is featured today in "Who's Who" for Lurzer's Archive. Don't miss this interview, it begins like this: "I find it quite cheap when someone implies that I'm 'just the illustrator'..." Click here for the full article. Freelance illustrator, Kako, lives and works in São Paulo. His work ...

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07/04/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO creates a beautiful series of illustrations for an article about the Order of the Temple, from its creation to its extinction in the 14th century: their vows and organization, the main battles and their part in the Crusades, their rivalry with other orders, the new financial techniques ...

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07/02/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO creates a stunning illustration for Mondo Estranho's Top 10 List, featuring 10 soldiers that showed in battle valour beyond the call of duty. The complete list of heroes is Simo Häyhä, Lachhiman Gurung, Thomas Alfred Jones, Robert Cain,

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06/04/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO'S Malaria Exhibition travels to France. It's the exhibition that keeps on traveling.

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05/29/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is part of another group show called DROP 2 - Exposition Graphique Urbaine! No colors, No grays, just the pure black and white. For the second time, Kako has been invited to be part of Drop 2, a urban culture exhibition in Lausanne, Switzerland. Kako decided to work in an old piece and ...

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05/14/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is awarded the Highly Commended Seal by FNLIJ for Demônios. Every year the FNLIJ - Fundação Nacional do Livro Infantil e Juvenil receives the first editions from all Brazilian publishing companies of their published children and young adults' books . After careful analysis, the titles ...

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04/27/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is participating in two exhibitions in April, one in Sao Paulo and one in Bogota! See below for details and if you are in the area, definitely check them out! Exhibitions in Sao Paulo and Bogota This month I've been invited to be part of a couple of exhibitions in ...

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04/24/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO's War Of The World poster is featured at the Mondo Gallery Opening. The gallery opened several weeks ago in Austin, TX during the SXSW with the Sci-Fi Show. Prints featured there include Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan, War Of The Worlds and more. Mondo is the collectible boutique arm of ...

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03/28/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO creates a stunning new series for SpaceJunk Media's rebranding launch. Kako got the opportunity to create a portrait for every staff member for their new website, over 20 portraits were created for this launch. They look stunning together so make sure to check out SpaceJunk Media's website ...

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03/20/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO got to illustrate Sarah Palin for The Washington Posts's recent story about the new HBO show "Game Change." This was for the Style's Section preview of the highly anticipated campaign dish-all show. "Starring Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris, HBO Films’ GAME CHANGE follows ...

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03/12/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO releases another amazing piece from the illustration vault for NIKE! This illustration called "Wolf Pack" was created for a Nike football t-shirt. It was originally done back in 2009 if you can believe it -- the original brief and goal for this piece was "The strength of the wolf is ...

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02/09/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is currently featured at the Society of Illustrators (SI) 54 Annual Exhibition in the new Winsor McCay Screening Room -- for his comic art for the music video "Oh Well, Oh Well" by MayDay Parade.  The music video was accepted into the Sequential/Series, Moving Image & Uncommissioned ...

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02/03/2012

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO at long last can finally show off his "Eye of the Tiger" illustration for Nike. This illustration was commissioned back in 2010 and we've been waiting this long to be able to post it. Unfortunately we have 3 other images that are in the vault but soon enough we will show them to you ...

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12/05/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO gets accepted into the Society of Illustrators 54 Annual Exhibition in the Sequential/Series, Moving Image & Uncommissioned show. The exhibition award ceremony will take place on Friday, January 6, 2012 at the Society of Illustrators in NYC. Mayday Parade - Oh Well, Oh Well from ...

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11/23/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is featured once again in the 2nd Brazilian Film Festival and the Broadway Cinematheque MOMA in China on November 18th. This poster exhibition is called "Discover the Brazilian Cinema." Kako's piece "Foco Brazil" was originally created for "Discover the Brazilian Cinema" show, exhibited ...

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11/11/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO creates a stunning new video with his comics for Mayday Parade's new song "Oh Well, Oh Well." The song premiered on Friday on MTV and received 34,000 hits over the weekend on YouTube. This project goes down as one of our favorite projects of the year and likely beyond, not only because ...

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10/13/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is featured in Inspired Magazine's 50 Inspirational Typographic Poster Designs. This poster was a collaboration with Kako & Graphic Designer Carlos Bêla. Carlos created the typography. "The art of the typeface, from the typographer who creates them down to the designer who meticulously ...

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09/27/2011

Levy Creative artist KAKO gives us the backgound of FODA and Ideafixa. Thank you for sharing Kako as we always love your stories and elaborations. :) 5 years of Ideafixa Much more than a frame. I have little to say about

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09/02/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO will be featured live on radio Audiopapo tomorrow August 26th. Kako, Julius Wiedemann and Glauco Diógenes will be talking to host Fabio Rubira about illustration and the release of Taschen's Illustration Now! Portraits in Brazil. So if you are in Sao Paulo, if you like illustration and ...

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08/25/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is part of a great exhibition called IllustraBrazil! IllustraBrazil! is a special edition of the Society of Illustrators of Brazil - SIB's annual event IlustraBrasil!, that will be presented for the first time in Asia by the Consulate-General of Brazil in Shanghai. Held in São Paulo ...

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08/15/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is participating in Taschen's book signing today. If you happen to be strolling around São Paulo today, August 9th, please come by to our book signing at Livraria da Vila! We'll be releasing Taschen's Illustration Now! Portraits and if you

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08/09/2011

Levy Creative Management artists KAKO creates 3 powerful images for Dirt Rag Magazine. In “Brain Sprain” (issue #153) we examined the after-effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Post-Concussive Syndrome (PCS) from a medical standpoint. That’s only half the story—Jason Carter shares his first-hand account of living ...

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06/27/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO illustrates two brilliant pieces for ODU-USA. These ads were a great dream job for Kako as he had a lot of artistic freedom to create a vision of what the art director was originally looking for. For a very serious theme, Kako was sent to take the ad into a fantasy/sci-fi environment. ...

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06/23/2011

Levy Creative Management artists MICHAEL BYERS, KAKO, RORY KURTZ & JORGE MASCARENHAS are featured in the new Taschen book Illustrated Now! Portraits. We hope that the book will arrive soon so we can share the pages that our artists are featured on. Also don’t forget to check out KAKO’S portrait of editor Julius Wiedeman ...

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06/22/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO illustrates a beautiful graphic image for Playboy Magazine's May Issue. This assignment turned into one of the most fruitful research projects about the theme. The article is about Playboy's own Indonesian editor Arnada who was arrested for "indecency" for publishing Playboy. As art ...

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05/12/2011

Levy Creative Management artists featured in Lürzer's Archive new title 200 Best Illustrators 2011/12! In this latest Archive Special, they showcase the work of 200 of the world's best illustrators in a volume numbering 320 pages. Congratulations to the following Levy Creative artists: Kako, Orit Bergman, Michael Byers, ...

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03/21/2011

Levy Creative Management artists have yet another great day in competitions with 4 artists getting into Communication Arts Illustration Annual 52, coming out May/June 2011. Congratulations goes out to KAKO (Advertising); MIKE BYERS (Advertising); RORY KURTZ (2 pieces in Editorial) & CHRISTOPHER NIELSEN (Advertising ...

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02/03/2011

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO is participating in an eBay auction of his artwork for the fundraiser SPACENITE 2 - A Tribute to comic creator Bill Mantlo, who wrote every issue of ROM, as well just about every other Marvel title in the 80?s. This show was organized as a fundraiser for Mantlo, who was injured in ...

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12/23/2010

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO gets the privilege to illustrate the cover of the The Washington Post Magazine for a rather interesting yet disturbing article on preacher William M. Drumheller III. Below you will see the cover art and interior final. The headline for the cover reads "We let a wolf in': He seemed like ...

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12/20/2010

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO has the great honor of illustrating Julius Wiedenmann's portrait for Taschen's upcoming book edited by Julius, Illustration Now! Portraits. It is a great honor for Kako to be chosen to illustrate Julius' portrait not only because Kako is featured in this book as a portrait artist but ...

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12/16/2010

Levy Creative Management showcases another beautiful series by artist KAKO! This time for Minnesota Monthly's December issue. This is about Minnesota's most baffling, bewitching, bloodcurdling, befuddling and just plain bizarre...UNSOLVED MYSTERIES. From the Kenzington Runestone to the fact that Joe Mauer is still single, ...

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12/06/2010

Levy Creative Management is once again pleased to announce that another artist gets into Society of Illustrators 53 Show. Congrats to KAKO for getting his sequential series "Itadakimasu" into the show along with "The New Super Spy" that was originally done for Playboy Magazine. Here are the images: [caption i

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11/26/2010

Levy Creative Management is thrilled to announce that Communication Arts Advertising Annual 51 is officially out & we are so excited to have our Brazilian artist KAKO as a feature artist in this issue. This is an incredible spread on Kako so worth picking up the magazine and worth the read. Read all about where Kako's ...

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11/23/2010

Levy Creative Management congratulates artists KAKO, KYUNG SOON PARK & KOREN SHADMI for being featured in ILLUSTRATION NOW! 2011 Taschen Calendar. For those who need to get organized, there are three versions of the calendar so order them here!

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11/02/2010

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO earns huge kudos for his accomplishment! Congratulations KAKO for getting into Luerzer's Archive "200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2011/2012." We are so proud of you! Below are the pieces that will appear in the book. We will update you when the book comes out.

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10/27/2010

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO takes on his graphic novel/comic approach in "Coaching Tactics" for ESPN The Magazine. This is for an article about how the Arizona College Football coaches decide what play to call and how the process works of getting the play executed. When I asked KAKO to send me a blurb on what he ...

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10/14/2010

Levy Creative Management artist KAKO blows it out of the park with this new illustration for The Washington Post. "Boardwalk Empire" is no 'Sopranos,' but it's full of corrupt men we'll love to hate." Guess we'll all have to watch it to find out! Here is the layout along with the final illustration!

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09/20/2010

Levy Creative Management artists make a splash in the upcoming Taschen book Illustration Now! Portraits. Congratulations go out to the following 5 Levy Creative Artists: Kako, Mike Byers, Rory Kurtz, Robin Eley & Jorge Mascarenhas! We are so very proud of all of you! We are thrilled to be part of the Taschen family ...

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09/14/2010

At long last we are allowed to publish these great illustrations for KAKO that were done for Microsoft. This was an amazing project that kept adding illustrations. Below you will see the final product in completion. This was an illustration campaign to promote a new technical training course to high school and college students. ...

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08/05/2010

Photographer Adam Nadel and illustrator KAKO collaborated to create a graphic novel depicting malaria  transmission for the Malaria Consortium. The series won an award of excellence from Pictures of the Year I

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08/03/2010

COMPUTER ARTS UK FEATURING LEVY CREATIVE ARTIST KAKO! by Nick Carson About Brazil: How would you describe the Brazilian creative scene at present? How do you think it compares with other global design hubs? I think we’re getting there. I wouldn’t say we already have a scene like Europe, Japan or US always had, ...

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07/27/2010

KAKO featured in Communication Arts Magazine Online today on Insights. Read more below of click here to see the link directly. Thinking About Other Things When Ideas Show Up If you have a degree in what field is it? No degrees. After a couple of frustrated attempts to get into cinema school when I was

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07/13/2010

Here is a great new image by KAKO for ESPN'S Fantasy Football Preview. It's an illustration of Adrienne Johnson of the Texans, the opener for the Wide Receiver Section. We hope to get the printed copies of it next week so stay tuned!

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05/27/2010

KAKO's artwork in Football Heroes Gold 2010 is out - hot off the presses - the entire Brazilian team illustrated by KAKO!!! Click on the link to see this beautifully illustrated book page-by-page http://herzglut.com/books/football-heroes-gold-fussballhelden-gold/. This book is about the 150 greatest players in World Cup ...

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05/14/2010

"The New James Bond" for Playboy Magazine. In the days of Ian Fleming, spies were recruited from the halls of Oxford and Cambridge. Today's spies blend in on foreign streets. Meet the increment. This is a new breed of spy that's recruited from the native country in which we are spying rather than being from the US or ...

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04/26/2010

Malaria: blood, sweat and tears I was truly honored to be present at this amazing Exhibition Opening with inspirational speeches about from the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium. If you haven't seen this magnificent exhibition, don't miss out as it closes ...

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04/22/2010

AMAZING Brazil Tee by KAKO @ 55DSL Galactic Battle of Foosball. To prepare players and consumers for the enormous launch, 55DSL and PANINI have created a tees pack inspired by the world’s top football countries. Comprising 10 t-shirts created in collaboration with 10 different international artists and 1 collaboration ...

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04/14/2010

KAKO is part of an exhibition called DROP - A Black and White Urban Graphic Art Exhibition in Lausanne, Switzerland. See http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=107943742576972 for details.

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04/13/2010

KAKO featured in the NY TIMES LENS blog about Photography, Video and Visual Journalism for his work on the exhibition "Malaria: Blood, Sweat & Tears" currently on exhibition at the United Nations. Click here to see the blog: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/12/showcase-148

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04/12/2010

We're pleased to announce that KYUNG SOON PARK and KAKO will be featured in Taschen's limited edition of calendars and diaries from Illustration Now! We can't wait to see them and will share when we get copies.

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04/08/2010

FOOTBALL HEROES GOLD | Fussballhelden is a series of books released on major worldwide soccer events. This book focuses on the best players from every World Cup. KAKO was asked to create the whole 1970 Brazilian team. This is the only team that will appear with all players in the book. Their first book FOOTBALL ...

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04/07/2010

Kako is part of an extraordinary exhibition at the United Nations Headquarters Secretariat Gallery in NYC. Malaria: Blood, Sweat and tears is an exhibition of portraits by Adam Nadel and Illustrations by KAKO. www.malaria-bloodsweatandtears.com Malaria will kill at least 700,000 children this year. In 2009, a minimum ...

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03/29/2010

For those of you who speak Portugeese (and there are a few out there that I know!) Enjoy KAKO'S blog from the Brazilian & Culture Art Magazine ZUPI! http://www.zupi.com.br/index.php/site_zupi/view/entrevista_com_kako/. I have a translation if anyone is interested. Como foi participar da HQ Roland Garros? Como ...

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03/17/2010

Kako's image Roland Garros was selected to be in Communication Arts Illustration Annual 51. This is a story about tennis player Roland Garros for This is France comic book. Released in 2009 in Brazil, the comic book anthology includes 30 Brazilian and French artists, each one producing a one-page story with a unique theme ...

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02/05/2010

“Lightening Lap” – vintage race poster for Car & Driver Magazine.

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02/01/2010

KAKO is interviewed at Vectortuts+. Check it out here. Vectortuts+ is pleased to bring you an interview with Kako from São Paulo, Brazil. This highly talented illustrator has an extensive portfolio ranging from editorials to advertisements to comics

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11/03/2009

Image Comics’ COMIC BOOK TATTOO, featuring KAKO’s short story Marianne, was a great winner in 2009. The book, which is made up of fifty-one stories inspired by songs by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos, not only received the EISNER AWARD of Best Anthology at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con but three months later also received ...

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07/28/2009

Kako is featured in the July 6th edition of Fortune Magazine. Page 54 - article on Derivitives: The Risk That Still Won't Go Away.

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07/08/2009