Kenzo Hamazaki

Meta: Health Summit Animation
Editorial Illustration for Adobe


Current Location
São Paulo, Brazil 🇧🇷
Country of Origin
Japan 🇯🇵

Sao Paulo-based Kenzo Hamazaki makes joyful, vivid illustrations with soft shapes, bright colour palettes and stardust texture, capturing the simple magic and everyday beauty of our lives. He studied graphic design at The São Paulo State University and Communication Design at Hanyang University in South Korea, and has lived in Atlanta, Seoul, Mexico City, Cuiaba and Bauru.

As an advocate for sustainability, Kenzo collaborates with like-minded clients. His illustrations furnished an entire edition of Brazilian magazine Globo, and Kenzo collaborated on the summer collection for fashion retailer Aragana. Kenzo’s recent clients include Apple, AirBnb, Adobe and Spotify.

My current phone background is…
Dona Ivone Lara, one of my favorite artists. I was honored to be invited to illustrate Dona for a gallery exhibition celebrating her.
I can’t stop listening to…
Samba. I try to listen to something else, but I always keep going back.
My dream project would be…
To create work for the Olympics.
I love collaborating with…
Anyone that has a different perspective and great ideas.
My process is a mixture of…
The right soundtrack, some ideas, and a lot of errors.
I’d describe my style as…
Explosive, bright, vibrant.

Welcome to Jacky Winter Fall/Winter ‘23. Each season a new artist creates original imagery using our site as their playground. The current artwork (above) comes from Cari Vander Yacht. Learn more about our seasonal model of representation and other FAQ.

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