Silvan Borer is an award winning freelance illustrator based in Zurich, Switzerland. His wide range of international clients includes renowned brands like harper's bazaar, longines, nick knights showstudio, estée lauder and caran d'ache. He graduated from the University of Arts in Zurich. Silvan works on editorial and advertising illustrations, animations, live events as well as children’s books.

His work is vibrant, whimsical and dreamy – he tries to express the elusive magic and profound beauty surrounding us.
The work of Silvan was featured by different brands such as yohji yamamoto, walter van beirendonck, virgil abloh, jimmy fallon, time magazine, glamour, the washington post and parts of four.

Silvan is available for all kind of illustration projects. / +41 79 284 49 70

selected clients: hugo boss, harpers bazaar, longines, caran d'ache, nick knight / showstudio, clinique, estee lauder, cosmopolitan, clive christian, penguin random house, glamour, teo jakob, bitcoin suisse, swisscom, eth zürich, fachhochschule nordwestschweiz, jaël, national bank austria, nordsüd verlag, post schweiz, schweiz toursimus, tamedia, urban surf, zoo zurich​​​​​​​, rewe, coop, migros, gübelin

exhibitions: 08/2017 Kulturnacht Solothurn
09/2017 Schaustelle Zürich 
10/2017 Grafik17 Zürich 
07/2018 Zigarre Heilbronn 
09/2018 Galerie Forum K Plauen 
09/2018 Galerie Malzhaus Plauen
awards: 04/2017 Kulturförderpreis Kanton Solothurn
09/2018 e. o. Plauen Nachwuchspreis