Paolo Pagani lives and works in Milan. After art school, he immediately began his professional career drawing as a visualizer for advertising agencies. Three years later, he become an art director at Saatchi & Saatchi Italy, curating the ads for the agency’s main clients. Drawing and photography skills were fundamental tools that gave shape to his creativity and inspiration. In 1991, he decided to devote himself professionally to photography.
Paolo has received numerous prizes and awards from the Art Directors Club Italian, first as art director, and later as photographer, for advertising campaigns conducted both in Italy and abroad.
In 2001, he began a very fruitful period, with his work focusing on fashion and beauty shoots for such magazines as Vogue Gioiello and Vogue Pelle. It is there where he met Franca Sozzani, Director of Vogue Italy, who involved him on the project 150 Items, 150 Artworks about the Kartell Museum. The goal of the project was to collect artworks and photographs by leading artists worldwide for the realization of a book and an international event held at the Triennale di Milano.
Vogue Gioiello , Vogue Pelle, Krizia, RayBan, Persol, Swatch, Whitemagazine ,Volkswagen, Renault, Kia, Fiat Iveco, Sarafree team , Banca Commerciale Italiana, Banca Carige, F.C.internazionale, Sara Assicurazioni, Erg Petroli , Tim, Omnitel, Telecom Italia, Coop, Peroni, La Repubblica, Edizioni Condè nast, Cairo editore, RCS Sport, Pupa, Ikea, Luxottica, Samsung, Filodoro Malerba, Futurshow, Barilla, Euromercato, American Airlines, Asics, Fuji, Perfetti, Lottomatica, Acqua Boario, Ferrero, Lea & Perrins, Melinda, Saiwa, Purina, Ibm , Firestone, Marantz, Gondrand, Coni, Tiscali , Artsana, Lorenz.
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