Young Guns 15

Young Guns 15

2017: Now under the umbrella of The One Club for Creativity, Young Guns 15 returned the competition to an open entry process, encouraging young creatives from a broad range of disciplines to apply. By seeking out talent from beyond the design and advertising worlds, Young Guns 15 received a record number of entries from more than 40 countries.

The YG15 Jury was made up of nearly 50 acclaimed creatives, equally balanced between men and women, and with just over half of them past Young Guns winners themselves. After nearly two months of careful deliberation, the jury selected 84 entrants for a finalist list — the first time in Young Guns history that the finalists were publicly revealed. The final round of judging resulted in 32 new Young Guns, who were awarded a colorful translucent Cube designed by YG9 winner Roanne Adams and RoAndCo.

The Young Guns 15 ceremony and party took place on November 16, 2017.


Yann Kebbi


Based In: Paris, France
Originally from: Paris, France

Yann Kebbi studied at the L’école Estienne and L’école des Arts Décoratifs, with an exchange year in New York, studying at Parsons School of Design. He lives in Paris and is represented by Heart Artists' Agents.

At the core of Yann’s practice is drawing; he fills sketchbooks with drawings of his travels, or just in a café or out with friends. His subjects are mostly people, where he especially like to depict ‘types’. This observational drawing feeds into his work for commercial clients, and provides a humane response to subject matters.

Yann has been commissioned by European and American broadsheets such as The New York Times, The Guardian and Libération. He works regularly with The New Yorker and Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin. In addition to his work in the fields of editorial and design, Yann collaborates on small publishing projects for the independent publisher '3 Fois Par Jour' . He has also written and illustrated his own children’s book ‘Americanin un Chien à New York’ and a new graphic novel with Viken Berberian 'The structure is rotten, comrade'. He regularly exhibits his work, and sells original drawings, etchings and prints.

Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord programme 2016-2017 Agency: Yann Kebbi Client: Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord Category: YG15 / Year: 2017
The New York Times 'Going Off' Monoprints Agency: Yann Kebbi Client: The New York Times Category: YG15 / Year: 2017
Americanine A Haute Dog In New York Agency: Yann Kebbi Client: Enchanted Lion Books Category: YG15 / Year: 2017
Catastrophe Agency: Yann Kebbi Category: YG15 / Year: 2017
Howdy - Drawings of America Agency: Yann Kebbi Category: YG15 / Year: 2017
La Structure est Pourrie, Camarade ( The Structure is Rotten, Comrade )  Agency: Yann Kebbi Client: Actes Sud BD Publishers (France) Category: YG15 / Year: 2017




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