Marco Goran Romano
is an italian award winning illustrator.

He currently works in his studio located in Jesi, a little town in the heart of Italy, where he had co-founded a type-centered studio called Sunday Büro with his wife and business partner Valentina “Alga” Casali.

Previously, Goran worked as resident illustrator at Wired Italy, side by side with David Moretti. He has received awards from most major design and illustration publications including Communication Arts, Creative Quarterly and Print’s New Visual Artist.

Goran began his career as graphic designer (and then as art director) at Gold Streetwear, in Florence. In the same city, in 2010, he graduated in Industrial Design from ISIA, Higher Institute for Artistic Industries.

 

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[email protected]

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“Marco Goran Romano” and “Goran Factory” are part of the Sunday Büro family.

Sunday Büro di Valentina Casali
Via Castefidardo, 40
60035 Jesi (AN) – Italy

P.IVA/VAT CODE: IT02582110421

Awards & Publications

2019

  • Selected for the publication on Annual Autori di Immagini 2019.
  • Award of Excellence — Selected for the Communication Arts Typography Annual 2019.

2018

  • Gold Medal — Selected for the publication on Annual Autori di Immagini 2018.
  • Featured on Cromorama, Einaudi.

2017

  • Featured on Risography – Loving imperfections, Monsa Publications.
  • Featured on Visual Journalism, Gestalten.
  • Selected for the publication on Annual Autori di Immagini 2017.
  • Creative Quarterly Award 47, Runner-up.
  • Applied Arts Illustration Award 2017, Winner.

2016

  • Creative Quarterly Award 43, Winner.
  • Gold Medal — Selected for the publication on Annual Autori di Immagini 2016.
  • Award of Excellence — Selected for the Communication Arts Typography Annual 2016.

2015

  • Latin American Illustration 4,
    selected for publication on The Archive.
  • Featured on Behance Book, Gestalten.
  • Selected for the publication on Annual Autori di Immagini 2015.

2014

  • Featured on Visual Families, Gestalten.
  • Adobe Creative Jam, Winner (Animation Category).
  • 20 Under 30 — New Visual Artist of 2014 for Print Magazine.
  • Award of Excellence — Selected for the Communication Arts Typography Annual 2014.
  • Creative Quarterly Award 35, Winner.

2013

  • Information is Beautiful Awards, Long list.
  • Featured on Food Chocolate Design, RED Publishing.

2011

  • Adweek Talent 100 — Top 10 designers of 2011 for Adweek Magazine.
  • Featured on Yorokobu Magazine.

Selected Clients

Airbnb, ANAS, Atlanta Magazine,
Barron’s, Computer Arts,
Corriere della Sera, ENEL, ESPN,
Entertainment Weekly, Facebook,
Fast Company, Fortune, Forbes,
Fujifilm, GQ, Google, IBM, Il Sole
24 Ore, IKEA Italia, Internazionale,
La Repubblica, Le Monde, Les Echos,
Medium, Men’s Health, Microsoft,
Il Mucchio Selvaggio, New York
Magazine, Plansponsor, Popular
Science, Poste Italiane, Reader’s Digest,
Snapchat, Skype, Starbucks,
The Atlantic, The Good Life,
The Guardian, The New Republic,
The New York Times, The New Yorker,
The Wall Street Journal,
The Washington Post, TIME,
Variety, WIRED and Woman’s Health.


Speeches & Workshops

2020

  • **COMING SOON** Information Design
    (1 month course) @ ACCA Academy, Jesi.
  • **COMING SOON** Editorial Illustration
    (basic and advanced course) @ NID, Perugia.
  • **COMING SOON** Logo Design
    (2 months course) @ IED, Torino.

2019

  • **COMING SOON** Drawing letters: a digital lettering introduction
    @ Accademia di Belle Arti, Macerata
  • Editorial Illustration (basic and advanced course) @ NID, Perugia.
  • Editorial Illustration (3 months course)
    @ ACCA Academy, Jesi.
  • Santu Vitu Mia Reloaded, XYZ @ ExFadda, San Vito dei Normanni.
  • Act like a PRO! @ Creative Dots, Catania.
  • It’s a matter of Style @ Pangramma, Torino.
  • Hyperuranion & other nonsense @ PDP Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia.

2018

  • The light bulb doesn’t exist @ TEDxFoggia, Foggia.
  • Act like a Pro! @ Creative Pro Show 13, Napoli.
  • Editorial Illustration (3 months course)
    @ ACCA Academy, Jesi.
  • Editorial Illustration (basic and advanced course) @ NID, Perugia.
  • Drawing the future @ La Scuola Open Source, Bari.
  • Editorial Illustration: how it works? @ Fresh! Festival, Lugano.

2017

  • 9 Tips to better promote yourself
    @ Illustrazione, che futuro!, Milano.
  • Editorial Illustration (3 months course)
    @ ACCA Academy, Jesi.
  • Tutoring @ Screen Printing Workshop, Weekendoit Festival, Ancona.
  • How to make a lot of money with illustration @ Behance Portfolio Review, Pescara.
  • Editorial Illustration @ NID, Perugia.
  • Editorial Illustration (3 months course)
    @ Scuola di Comics, Jesi.

2016

  • Editorial Illustration @ AIAP, Milano.
  • Tutoring XYZ @ Scuola Open Source, Bari
  • Editorial Illustration @ Uovo Lab, Rep. di San Marino.
  • Editorial Illustration @ FRUIT Exhibition, Bologna.
  • Editorial Illustration @ NID, Perugia.
  • Digital Illustration & Visual Storytelling
    @ IED, Torino.

2015

  • Visual Storytelling @ Scuola di Comics, Jesi.
  • All around Innovation @ Inside Edison, Milano.
  • Creative Process @ Creativity Day, Treviso.
  • Creative Process @ Creativity Day, Bari.
  • Visual Storytelling @ Kerning Conference, Faenza.
  • Creative Precess @ Fujifilm WEPRINT, Milano.
  • Editorial Illustration @ NID, Perugia.
  • Icon Design @ Autori di Immagini, Milano.

2014

  • Information Design for Tuorism @ BTO, Firenze.
  • Digital Illustration & Visual Storytelling
    @ IED, Torino.
  • Editorial Illustration @ Housatonic Design Network, Bologna.
  • Creative Process @ Creativity Day, Reggio Emilia.
  • A new Renaissance for the italian illustration @ Wired Next Fest, Milano

2013

  • Creative Process @ Adobe Creative Days, Milano.
  • Creative Process @ Adobe Illustrator User Group, Milano.
  • Paper Orchestra (Workshop for children)
    @ Minimondi Festival, Parma.

2012

  • Type Design @ ISIA, Firenze.
  • Information Design @ Graphic Summer School, Pescara.
  • Creative Precess @ Visible Festival — IED, Torino.
  • Vector Illustration and Grid System
    @ Politecnico di Torino, Torino.

2011

  • Vector Illustration @ RIP Arte Festival, Fabriano.

Exhibitions

SOLO

Wunderkammer, Lugano/Roma/Ancona/Jesi, 2018.
Greetings from Milano, Milano, 2014.

COLLECTIVE
Stamps of Quality @ Meme Gallery, Milano, 2019
Dante Plus, Ravenna, 2017
Buona Visione, @ WIRED Next Fest, Milano, 2017
Illustri Festival, Vicenza, 2015
33T d’autore @ Tapirulan, Cremona, 2015
50 x 50 x 50 @ Italinism, Roma, 2015
Gusto Robusto @ TCBF, Treviso, 2015
TICTIG @ Casa Testori, Novate (MI), 2015
Kosmos e Chaos, Foiano della Chiana, 2015
Mais+, Andria, 2014
Vita Creativa, Milano, 2014
Whakiti, Milano, 2014.
Beutiful Information @ WIRED Next Festival, Milano, 2014.
Cicli Illustri @ Bike Film Festival, Milano, 2013.
Not For Rental @ 71a Gallery, London, 2013.
1/18, Belgrade, 2013.

Side Projects

Greetings from Milano
Wunderkameretta
Lettering da Jesi