Emeric Trahand also known as Takeshi is a New York based art director and artist from Saint Etienne, France. Emeric’s illustrative work is renowned for its surreal feel, the quality of its photomontages as well as the light treatments and colourful compositions. Although Emeric has had a rather short career, beginning as a freelance illustrator in 2006 in France, he has already been commissioned by a diverse array of major international clients: Ubi Soft, Emi Music, TBWA Helsinki, Adidas, Cacharel, Grimbergen, Toyota, Swatch, Chase Bank, Bank of America, ASICS, Subway, Aquafresh, Lays, Radio Shack, Spike TV, VH1, Asher Roth, the Cool Kids, Cuervo, GrandPrix de Montreal, English National Opera, Société Générale, Maaf Insurance, Groupama Insurance, Ventury Paris, Cacharel, and Sony BMG. His work has been featured in numerous publications; such as Taschen: Illustration Now, Computer Arts: Book of Inspiration, Design & Design.com’s: Book of the Year, and Fashionize 2: Illustration Will Rule The World.Emeric is also a regular contributor to the international digital illustration magazines Computer Arts and Advanced Photoshop. In 2012, Emeric was chosen to be featured in the Fotolia Ten Collection as one of the most influential french photoshop artist.