Published in 2022 by Thames & Hudson, ‘Kids of Cosplay’ is a 144-page photographic celebration of the fantastical beauty of cosplay, captured by Thurstan Redding, with art direction by Jacobs+Talbourdet-Napoleone.
Jacobs+Talbourdet-Napoleone is an independent Paris-based creative design studio founded in 2018 by Lolita Jacobs and Jean-Baptiste Talbourdet-Napoleone.
Sitting at the helm of the fashion industry, Jacobs was formerly Image Director for Chloé and Courrèges, whilst Talbourdet-Napoleone is currently the Creative Director of multi award-winning magazine, M Le Magazine du Monde. Together they have built working relationships with many of the most influential creatives in the industry.
Jacobs+Talbourdet-Napoleone are renowned for their tailored and personal approach, with a strong emphasis on storytelling. Specialising in global image strategy and visual identity, the duo works across multiple disciplines including advertising, branding, digital creative content, moving image, editorial, packaging, web and book design.
The studio has consistently collaborated with both new-wave and established photographers, directors and stylists including Oliver Hadlee Pearch, Juergen Teller, Karim Sadli, Harley Weir, Tyler Mitchell, Jack Davison, Tim Elkaim, Carlos Nazario, Suzanne Koller, Lotta Volkova, Charlotte Collet, Ibrahim Kamara and Max Pearmain, among others.
Their roster of international clients includes Chanel, Miu Miu, Fenty, Farfetch, Lacoste and Zara, to name a few.
M Le Magazine du Monde
'Kids of Cosplay'