Silvan Borer is a freelance illustrator based in Zürich, Switzerland. He graduated from the University of Arts in Zurich. Since then he works for different brands, advertising agencies, and publishing companies as well as creates spectacular enchanting illustrations for children’s books.


The dreamy, whimsical and vibrant illustrations of Silvan Borer reflect the enticing inner world of the artist. His intention is to express the elusive magic and profound beauty surrounding us. Silvan Borer finds inspiration in daydreaming,  perceiving the magic in the daily life with his artist’s sharp eye. This enchantment finds its way into his work, inspiring us with its sublime sheer beauty and depth.


Selected clients: Urban Surf, Helvetiq, NordSüd Verlag, Tulipan Verlag, Universitätsspital Bern, Universitäts-Kinderspital Zürich, Kantonsarchäologie Zürich, Praxis Gruppe Schweiz, Operation250, Archlevel​​​​​​​, Science et Cité, Curiosity Music, Shea Olein, Africa’s Best Coffee, Boneshaker Press, steinbach sprechende bücher, Mack Real Estate Group

Agencies: Lukas Wanner, Schwarzkupfer, 0Grad, 12ender, VMO, Steiner Sarnen, Soeda Design Studio