A French Designer’s Icon for Peace

In the wake of the tragic and brutal attacks on Paris, people across the world are flooding social media with outcries both condemning the attacks and showing support for those affected. One image, captioned “Peace for Paris,” especially stands out. It’s been shared over 100,000 times on Instagram and has become an international beacon of hope for those seeking solace. Created by illustrator Jean Jullien, …

Jean Jullien’s ‘Poor Traits’ Exhibition

The French-born artist's first US show is a charming, earnest, selfie-encouraging delight

by Eva Glettner French-born, NYC-based artist Jean Jullien’s first US solo show, “Poor Traits,” opens tonight at LA’s HVW8 Gallery. It’s already been an extremely busy year for Jullien, whose illustrations grace pages of magazines and newspapers worldwide. Taking time from his editorial calendar to work “Poor Traits” has been a true labor of love—for the artist and his friends and family. For the project, …

Jean Jullien’s “US”

The French illustrator's latest work, from the humorous to the sinister, on view at London's Kemistry Gallery

French-born, London-based illustrator and Cool Hunting favorite, Jean Jullien has returned to London’s Kemistry Gallery with new exhibition “US.” Like much of Jullien’s work, the title itself is humorous and has a double meaning, seemingly referring to both the United States (some of the work was produced while the artist was living in New York) and to us—his subjects, his viewers. Jullien excels at finding …