A painter and an illustrator, Jean-Philippe Delhomme has contributed to numerous magazines around the world since the late ’80s. His work has gained recognition with collaborations and award-winning ad campaigns for Barneys New York, SAAB USA, The Mark Hotel NYC, Le Bon Marché, and Sotheby’s. He has also directed animated commercials, most notably for Saab USA, and Visa France.
As a fashion illustrator, and a chronicler of culture, he has written and illustrated several books: The Cultivated Life published by Rizzoli International; Design Addicts published by Thames & Hudson; and Le Drame de la Déco, Art Contemporain and Scènes de la Vie Parentale published by Editions Denoël. He has also penned several novels as well as articles for French GQ, Architectural Digest France and Vogue Paris.
Jean-Philippe contributes regularly to GQ France and GQ USA (most indelibly as the illustrator for Glenn O’Brien’s column, “The Style Guy”) and writes and illustrates the column “l’intervista Impossibile” for GCasa. His illustrations have also been featured in Departures, W magazine, the Los Angeles Time Magazine, Interview, The New Yorker,Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, Casa Brutus, Architectural Digest France, Case da Abitare, Stern, Die Spiegel, Libération, “Série Limitée”, Les Échos.
His work has been internationally exhibited with shows at Colette in Paris; the FIAF Gallery, Partners & Spade and Danziger Projects in New York; the French Institute in Berlin and in Munich; the Festival International de la Mode et de la Photographie in Hyères, France; the Fashion Illustration Gallery in London; and the Shiseido and Rocket Gallery in Tokyo.
More recently, Jean-Philippe’s popular blog "The Unknown Hipster" was transformed into The Unknown Hipster Diaries published in 2012 by August Editions. His forthcoming book, New York Travel Book, will be published by Louis Vuitton in Spring 2013.