Kako is an award-winning freelance illustrator based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In the past 18 years, his work has been recognized in Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators, AI-AP, Illustration Now!, New Illustrators File, SPD, Lurzer's Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide and was recently selected to be part of the book 100 Illustrators, written by Steven Heller and Julius Wiedemann and published by Taschen, as one of today’s most successful and important illustrators. He has received several awards including a Gold Lion at Cannes Advertising Festival, the Grand Prix at El Sol and the Gold Medal at El Ojo de Iberoamerica Advertising Festival.
Clients include Nike, Sony, Samsung, Heineken, Ford, GM, Microsoft, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Playboy, Fool Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Car & Driver, Fortune Magazine, Scholastic, Companhia das Letras, Leo Burnett Taylor Made, AlmapBBDO, Talent, W/McCann, F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, DM9DDB, Ogilvy & Mather, Wunderman, Young & Rubican and Publicis.
Kako is represented by LEVY CREATIVE MANAGEMENT.