Anna & Elena Balbusso, twins from Italy, live and work in Milan. Since 1994 they have worked as a freelance team illustrating in Italy, France, U.S., United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea. Their works have been published by major publishers and companies through out the world on various media types such as book jackets, magazines, newspapers, in house corporate, ads, children's books and classic novels. The Balbussos' work has been recognized by Communication Arts, 3x3 The Magazine Of Contemporary Illustration, Applied Arts Magazine, the Society of Illustrators NY, American Illustration, Print European Regional Design and the Bologna Children's Book Fair. In 2010 they were awarded the Gold Medal in the book category of the Society of Illustrators, NY 53 Annual exhibition and a Silver Medal, 3x3 children's show. Anna and Elena Balbusso graduated from the Brera Accademy of Fine Arts where they specialized in painting.