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Olivier is a half-Swiss, half-Italian Art Director and Designer. He studied Graphic Design in Switzerland and in England. After initially working in London for 6 years as a Designer, Olivier moved to Japan in 2001. He then created illustrations for international fashion magazines such as VOGUE japan and NUMERO Tokyo, designed and developed digital content for the web, smart phones and tablet computers for major international entertainment companies and fashion luxury brands.

In 2012, Olivier joined GILT Japan. Acting as an Art Director and leading a team of four designers, he has since been involved on a wide variety of projects including marketing campaigns executing and delivering designs across all channels, photo shoot Art Direction and web related design projects.


/ Over 18 years extensive design and art direction experience working in Japan and Europe for the Fashion and Luxury industries

/ Creative & Art direction for major international companies based in Japan 

/ Develop effective ideas and oversee creative concept development

/ Proficient in digital design and in the creation of effective promotional materials

/ Experienced in web technologies with an emphasis on mobile devices and iPhone apps design

/ Strong leadership and management skills

/ Fluent in English, French and Italian. Business level ability in Japanese


Chanel K.K.

The Walt Disney Company Japan

Vogue Japan

Numéro Japan

GQ Japan


2014 Mdn Color Scheme Sample Book for Designing, Japan

2011 Mdn Designers File 2011, Japan

2010 Mdn Designers File 2010, Japan

2009 Mdn Designers File 2009, Japan

2008 Axis Magazine vol.134, Japan

2008 Numéro Tokyo No.15, Japan

2008 Numéro Tokyo No.12, Japan

2007 Numéro Tokyo No.7, Japan

2007 Numéro Tokyo No.6, Japan

2007 Numéro Tokyo No.5, Japan

2006 Vogue Nippon No.80, Japan

2006 Vogue Nippon No.82, Japan

2006 Vogue Nippon No.78, Japan

2003 GQ Japan No.6, Japan



All of the designs, photography and artworks shown on this website are for presentation puposes only. All of the designs, photography and artworks are copyright protrected and are the property of the companies for which those were originally produced for.

© 2016 Olivier Bigarini

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