illo presented by MAXON

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illo is a design studio with a focus on motion design, illustration and set design. Colourful aesthetics & clear storytelling are the main ingredients of the studio’s works.


Founded by Ilenia Notarangelo & Luca Gonnelli in 2012, illo is a world-class design studio from Turin, Italy. The very diverse team is formed by 16 people of different nationalities, educational backgrounds and they are, proudly, gender-balanced. Pizza, respect and love for design & technology are the things that tie them together.


Ilenia Notarangelo is an Italian designer and creative director. She is the co-founder, together with her business & life partner Luca Gonnelli, and Creative Director of and
Her design DNA takes its cues from some of the greatest Italian designers and feeds on the contemporary motion design scene.Her work, awarded by the Art Directors Club and Awwwards, is focused on bringing visual synthesis, bold color palettes and clear concepts to the world of digital design and technology, with a deep passion for what’s next in both fields.


Luca Gonnelli is the co-founder & Client Director of and After graduating in both advertising and engineering he co-founded and His work has been awarded by the Art Directors Club and Awwwards. Born in the 80’ and raised in the 90’, he loves anything about the web and believes, like its creator Steve Wilhite, that gifs must be pronounced /jifs/.


They started working for micro-startups, and now they are happy to include some of the biggest digital brands on earth among their clients, such as Google, Snapchat, Bloomberg and Airbnb.