Yann Legendre is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer, and art director based in Paris. His illustrations have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Reader, Perspective Magazine, le Monde, and more. He is the art director of the French publisher Inculte, designing each book cover and every illustrated book series. He regularly creates illustrations for Universal Music in London, the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Janus Films, and the Criterion Collection in New York. In 2011, CB2 (Crate&Barrel) commissioned him to illustrate a new collection of furniture called "Fresh Ink". In 2010, he started a collaboration with the filmmaker Joe Swanberg, designing and illustrating all of the director's movie posters. Yann received an Award of Excellence for the best movie poster design from the South by Southwest Film Festival.