artist edition Amélie Fontaine
Starting with two guest artists this spring, the Artist Edition invites selected creators to contribute directly to ARKET’s collections. The program offers a new space for illustrators to explore their respective themes, and has been initiated to create a diversity of aesthetic expressions in children’s wear. The featured artists and works all share a common sense of playfulness and free imagination, and provide vivid, fantastic worlds that inspire new perspectives.
bio Amélie Fontaine
artist Amélie Fontaine
French artist Amélie Fontaine (b. 1987) lives and works in Paris. Her illustrations have a distinct graphic style; a simple palette of minimal colours, drawn by hand with pen and paper. Inspired by a dreamy, imagined natural history, she creates a strange universe where animal and human relationships are documented in wordless stories.
Amélie’s works include drawings for children’s books and newspapers, as well handmade self-published albums. Her designs for ARKET ́s children’s collection are interpretations of migratory birds, leaving Europe in the autumn for warmer wintering grounds.