Daniel Egnéus

28 October 2011

Daniel Egnéus is a self-taught artist, who has created award-winning work for clients such as Haagen-Dasz, BMW, Nike, Swarovski, Penguin Books, and Audi. Recently, he published a gothic interpretation of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ for Harper Collins, based on the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale.

Born in Sweden, Daniel has lived in Prague, London, Berlin, Bologna, and Rome. He now resides in Milan, where he works in a seventeenth-century studio on a canal, designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Finding inspiration in [what is clearly] a rich life experience, he masterfully juxtaposes loose swashes of color with intricate line work, to create effortlessly bewitching and elegant images.


08 November 2011, 6:41 pm Editions Mugs-design says:

I love the work of this artist. Felicitation for your blog. I is a great pleasure to discover it.

10 November 2011, 12:53 pm Gina Rossi says:

Thanks, Editions Mugs-design, so glad you found us! Looks like you have some cool art to explore on your site, too… really looking forward to checking all of them out!

05 March 2012, 9:50 pm Daniel Egneus : Erin Louise says:

[...] TSA did a really nice post on illustrator Daniel Egneus. I love love love his work. He lives in Milan and works out of a seventeenth-century studio on a canal, designed by Leonardo da Vinci. If that won’t inspire some brilliant work out of you – I’m not sure what will! Some of his pieces bring back memories of continuous line drawing exercises that I did in college. I am so fascinated by the combination of his line work and the dream like quality of his color. So pretty. A few of his pieces remind me a bit of one of my favorite artists – Egon Schiele. [...]

13 July 2012, 6:21 am Tameka Craig says:

I honestly look up to Daniel Egnéus Artwork!
I’m 16 and my class has to look up on his arts as were learning some Fairytales ‘Red Riding Hood’
and i find it very insprirational…
Excellent Work and keep up the great job!!

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