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ABOUT

Emily Faccini

​Emily Faccini is an artist, illustrator and map-maker. She studied art, graphics and illustration at Central St Martins, Bristol (BA) and Brighton (MA).

 

Over the last two decades she has worked extensively in publishing, the magazine and newspaper industries, as well as for charities, creative businesses, with gardeners and environmental organisations. Her hand-drawn maps, endpapers, logos, lettering and book jackets have been widely used in the UK, Europe and the USA. 

Her work has notably appeared in books by Stieg Larsson, Patrick Barkham, Lauren Child, Amin Maalouf, Madeline Bunting, Philip Marsden, Samantha Shannon, Stuart Turton and James Buchan.

Emily's paintings have been shown in many exhibitions. She lives in London and France.

Alex Preston reviewing Patrick Barkham's 'Islander' in the Financial Times, October 2017

"Each of the 11 chapters is illustrated with a vignette by Emily Faccini, who also gives us some pleasingly minimalist cartography. We’re currently living through a golden age in book design and this is right up there with the most beautiful publications of the year so far."

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