Words by Evan La Ruffa
Julien Pacaud’s work reminds us to think like kids again, at least for a few minutes, now and then. As we grow (up), our sense of wonder tends to dim, what with the implications of cycles punctuated by responsibilities and bills. But Julien makes sure that bright eyed part of us doesn’t die. Collage and illustration are the vehicles, and parameters seem useless and unnecessary; he could create anything.
The series he did, called ‘The Power of Ideas’ is fantastic, 3 pieces of which we included below. It was part of an advertising campaign for an entrepreneurship program called “The Economic Times, which was done in collaboration with Lowe & Partners (India). If anything, it proves that he’s up to big tasks, and that his aesthetic is cohesive. He’s also created for clients including Bentley Magazine, FT Weekend Magazine, Le Monde, Stella Magazine, Architectural Digest, and New York Magazine.
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