Guido Scarabottolo graduated as an architect from Milano’s Politecnico. In 1973 his career path permanently veered when he joined Studio Arcoquattro, a group of young architects active in the area of graphic and exhibition design. Guido went on to be revered as one of Italy’s most outstanding graphic designers and illustrators.
Currently his illustrations appear regularly in The New York Times, The New Yorker.
Additionally, Guido has been the art director of the publisher Ugo Guanda Editore for over a decade. He has designed all of their book covers, illustrating most of them.