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Danae Diaz is a Spanish born illustrator and animation artist currently based in Stuttgart, Germany. Danae has worked together with numerous animation studios, newspapers and magazines, advertising agencies, publishing houses and lifestile, design and fashion brands. Her animation work has been shown among others at Illustrative festival, Pictoplasma and Gallery Nucleus and at film and animation festivals worldwide. Her figurative work gravitates between animation and illustration, combines line and color, plays with perspective and is sometimes subtly surreal. She is always excited to find new collaborations and challenges.

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Partial Client list:

Editorial: Courier, The Observer,The Guardian, BBC, Die Zeit, Spiegel, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, GEO, Monocle, Wallpaper*, Wired, Christie’s Magazine, Business Punk, Courier magazine, Silverkris (Singapore Airlines Travel Guide), Delivered from DHL, Liberal Magazine, Inpact Media, Lift Stuttgart, Jacoby & Stuart, Westermann

Agencies: B.A.M (London), BBH (London), Avantgarde (Munich), Sr. Rushmore (Madrid), Optix (Hamburg), Young & Rubicam Group

Brands: Ermenegildo Zegna, Cleverly Laundry, VitrA

Others: Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Deutsches Technik Museum Berlin,  Arte Creative, ZDF, !K7 Records, The Gym records, El rum rum

Awards and Recognitions

2023 World Illustration Award longlisted Artist- 2022 World Illustration Award longlisted Artist – 2022 3×3 Illustration Show No.18 Honorable Mention – 2021 World Illustration Award Longlisted Artist – 2015 3×3 Professional show and Picture show, Merit  – 2013 Young Illustrators Award, Berlin, Nominee – 2011 3×3 Professional Show, Silver prize and Special Mention                                                                     

An excerpt of recognitions for the animated video „Caffeine“:

2012 FIB Cortos (Benicàssim, Spain) Best spanish shortfilm- 2011 Fest Anča Animation Festival, 2nd Prize Music Video Award – 2011 MAGMA. Mostra di cinema Breve (Acireale, Italy), Best animated short film – 2011 Musiclip (Barcelona, Spain) 2nd Prize Best Animated Music Video – 2011 Animainzón, special mention – Vimeo Staff Picks

Press and features

CITIx60 Berlin City Guide (Victionary),  3×3 Illustration annual, Page Magazine, The Guardian, Fubiz, Eye Magazine, IdN TV Black and White collection, Grafuck 4 art book, Vimeo Staff Pick, ZDF, TV3