Antonio González (Alicante, 1974), illustrator and art director, has been working in the field of design and illustration for more than 20 years under the name of Antonio Ladrillo.
From the beginning, his work has been linked to the development of personal projects that have allowed him to develop as an author. In addition to the personal field, he has done different jobs in applied graphics and illustration for different companies and media such us The New York Times (USA), ANORAK Magazine (UK), LINE (JP), Blackie Books (ES), The Metro (UK), Loreak Mendian (ES).
His work has been reviewed in different print and digital media, both nationally and internationally: Étapes (FR), Los Logos. Gestalten (DE), El País (ES), Computers Arts (UK), Page2 TVE2 (ES), Mincho (ES), It’s Nice That (UK), Graphics (ES), IdN (HK), Sight Unseen (USA) , etc. In 2011 he published his first illustrated album called ¡Oh! Un zig-zag! (EN) and in 2012, his illustrated book Montagnes, was awarded the ABW2012 as the best children’s book by Edition Lidu (FR) jury.
Currently he has a total of 12 illustrated books published in several languages, including notable ones such as ¡Oh! Un zig-zag! with editorial Silonia (ES), the series Dots, Lines, Colors, and Strips, Spaces with Éditions du Livre (FR), Montañas, Éditions Notari (SZ) and Ser un fantasma es lo mejor, YO and Un... mundo maravilloso with Fulgencio Pimentel; also edited in 2017 by Editions Les fourmis rouges (FR).
Some of his latest works, include illustrations for the family programme of La Casa Encendida and the illustrated book This Way, That Way edited by TATE Publishing (UK).
As a teacher, he has developed different independent courses around the book-object and book illustration and is currently a teacher of the subject Book Illustration in the Master of Professional Illustration of Barreira Official Center.