A painter and an illustrator, Jean-Philippe Delhomme has contributed to numerous magazines and ad campaigns around the world since the late ’80s. His work has gained recognition with award-winning ad campaigns for Barneys New York, SAAB USA, The Mark Hotel New York, Le Bon Marché. He has also directed animated commercials, most notably for Saab USA, and Visa France.

As a Fashion illustrator he painted sceneries from the catwalk and défilés behind the scenes for British and French Vogue, Libération, Madame Figaro and his own blog The Unknown Hipster.

A chronicler of culture, he has written and illustrated several books: New York Travel Book for Louis Vuitton, A Paris Journal and The Unknown Hipster Diaries both publishedby August Editions, The Cultivated Life published by Rizzoli International; Design Addicts published by Thames & Hudson; and Le Drame de la DécoArt Contemporain, La Chose Littéraire and Scènes de la Vie Parentale published by Editions Denoël.

He has also penned 4 novels as well as articles for French GQ, Architectural Digest France, Vogue Paris and Pin-Up magazine.

For more than 10 years, he illustrated Glenn O’Brien’s famous column, The Style Guy for GQ USA along with his best selling book How to be a man.

He has beenwriting and illustrating his own columns Design Addicts for Architecture Digest France, L’intervista Impossibile for Grazia Casa, Social Studies for the Los Angeles Times and more recently Pariser Tagerbuch for Zeit Magazin, the diary of a year in Paris, published as «  A Paris Journal »  by August Editionsin 2016.

His illustrations have been featured in Wallpaper, Apartamento, System, W, New York Magazine, New York Observer, Interview, GQ France and USA, M Le Monde, ELLE Decor, The New Yorker, Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, Vogue Spain, Casa Brutus, Corriere de la Sera, Case da Abitare, Stern, Die Spiegel, Libération, “Série Limitée” Les Échos.

The legendary Paris club Chez Castel commissioned him to paint a mural.

As a first major collaboration with a Fashion brand, Moncler commissioned him for 2 collections based on his illustrations, The Poscards Collection for summer 2017, and an up-coming winter ski series.

His latest illustrated publications include Hennessy, A Toast to the World’s Preeminent Spirit, by Glenn O’Brien, and Dior and the South by Laurence Benaïm, both
published by Rizzoli New York.

His work has been internationally exhibited with shows at Galerie Martine Gossieaux and Colette in Paris; Wright Gallery in NYC, Partners & Spade, Danziger Projects and FIAF gallery in New York; the French Institutes in Berlin and Munich; the Festival International de la Mode et de la Photographie in Hyères, France; the Fashion Illustration Gallery in London; Museo del Traje, Madrid and the Shiseido and Rocket Gallery in Tokyo.

For the recent years, in parallel to his illustrations, Jean-Philippe Delhomme has been focusing on developping his painter’s work, showing at Lucien Terras. gallery in New York.


Press/ Interviews

Purple Magazine

Another Magazine

Blouin Artinfo (video)

Louis Vuitton (video)

GQ 10 essentials

Off the shelf/ T Magazine

Garance Doré

Telegraph Magazine

T Magazine

Interview Magazine



The Unknown Hipster Diaries, August Editions

The Cultivated Life, Rizzoli

Design Addicts, Thames & Hudson

Scènes de la vie Parentale, Denoël

La Chose Littéraire, Denoël

Art Contemporain, Denoël

Le Drame de la Déco, Denoël


Illustrated :

Dior and the South, by Laurence Benaïm, Rizzoli New York

La Première Gorgée de Bière, by Philippe Delerm, Éditions Gallimard

Hennessy, A Toast to the World's Most Preeminent Spirit, by Glenn O'Brien

Les Heures Claires de la Villa Savoye, by Jean-Marc Savoye, Éditions Quatre Chemins

How to Be A Man, by Glenn O’Brien, Rizzoli International


Novels :

Journal Lacustre, Exils

Comique de proximité, Denoël

La Dilution de l’artiste, Denoël

Mémoire d’un pitbull, Denoël


Children book :

Visit to another planet, Callaway


Exhibitions :

" Bushwick Landscape" Lucien Terras, New York

 "Chroniques Contemporaines" Galerie Martine Gossieaux, Paris

« From Late Modern to used cars », Wright, New York

« Man in Progress », Museo del Traje, Madrid

Institut Français, Berlin

« The Unknown Hipster », Colette, Paris

« Dressed for Art », FIAF Gallery, New York

Partners & Spade, New York

Danziger Projects, New York

Institut Français, Munich

Fashion Illustration Gallery, London

Rocket Gallery, Tokyo

Festival Internationale de la Photographie et de la Mode, Hyères

Le Bon Marché, Paris

Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo

Galerie Rohweder, Paris


Clients :


Louis Vuitton

The Mark Hotel


Maison Kitsuné

Vanessa Bruno

Chez Castel

Pierre Hermé



El Palacio de Hierro


Le Bon Marché

Ligne Roset



Omotesando Hills




Saab Cars USA

Barneys New York













DeparturesW magazineInterviewI.D. magazine,The New YorkerTown & Country, Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, Casa BrutusCase da AbitareSternDie SpiegelLibération, “Série Limitée” Les Échos.

Photo Olivier Zahm

Photo Olivier Zahm