Jieni Kao (CHIA-YI KAO) is a Taiwanese illustrator (mostly specifying in watercolour) and travel blogger. She has a BA in design and an MA in Illustration from Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), The University of Edinburgh, UK. Her works are often in a warm and bright colour range with elements of desserts, travels, daily life and love stories. Currently based in her hometown, Hsinchu, she is fully into illustrating a variety of stories for a range of clients in design and packaging markets. She also specializes in custom illustrations inspired by clients’ experience, stories and photographs.
Jieni Kao (CHIA-YI KAO) 是一位來自台灣的插畫家和旅行作家。擁有設計學士學位，與英國愛丁堡大學碩士學位，主修插畫。她的繪畫風格明亮清透且溫暖，主要使用媒材為水彩，並從美食、旅行、日常以及愛情故事中汲取靈感。目前居住在自己的家鄉新竹，除了是專職插畫師外，也經營同名品牌，研發各式小物。
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Bonheur Cookie, CityCafe, GoShare, IDN girl, Kitchbot, KKday, The Secret, 814大同冰店, 孔雀魚普惠科技, 統一陽光豆漿, 左岸咖啡館, 釀電影, 厚布丁 and more.
2016-Reddot Award: Best of the best
2016-TRANS-ACTION: Gold award
2016-TISDC: Honorable Mention
2016-Young Pin Design Award: Nomination
2012-Nationwide Students’ Picture Book Creation Award