Carlo Stanga specifically designed some certificates for YAC to provide the winners of the competitions with a unique and refined certificate that lives up to the prestige of the award of some of the most distinguished and appreciated competitions in the world. In an oneiric and brilliant way, the illustration portrays some iconic locations of YAC’s past competitions represented in an imaginary landscape that is the best expression of 10 years of activity and more than 50 organized competitions. Certificates can either be issued digitally and in a precious paper format when required.
Born in Italy, Carlo has been always deeply passionate about drawing. After graduating in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan, he chose to further his education attending art and design studies. He collaborated with the premier Italian designer Bruno Munari, an amazing experience that influenced his way to see the world. As an editorial and advertising illustrator, Carlo works with major Italian magazines and newspapers and with international clients in Europe and in the U.S. His distinctive style continually wins Italian Illustration awards and the work has been selected by The American Illustration Annual and won the Gold Medal Award in Creative Quarterly’s #15 contest and Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts. In 2015 he wrote and illustrated I am Milan, followed by I am London and I am New York the first title of a new book collection, published by Moleskine, dedicated to the main cities of the world. In 2019 he created an online illustration course with Domestika where he explains his vision and his working method, followed in 2021 by a second course dedicated to perspective. In 2021 he created his first children illustrations for the book "Zaha Hadid", written by Eloisa Guarracino, published by Raum Italic, Berlin and Maxxi, Rome. Carlo lives and works in Berlin.