Started in 2001, Iconize Me has quickly grown from a simple experiment to a three-person operation with customers from all around the world. Iconize Me digital caricatures can be found everywhere from Twitter accounts and Facebook pages, to buddy lists and logos. After nine years and thousands of customers, you can stumble upon an Iconize Me caricature practically anywhere.
In The News
Iconize Me on Call For Help on TechTV circa 2005 and NBC News9 Denver circa 2002 – complete with really dated sites and samples!
About The Artists
About Paul Sahner: Email Paul, Follow Paul on Twitter, Personal Site
In 2000, shortly after Apple began its Switchers campaign, Paul began doing simple caricatures of the individuals featured in the commercials and released them on his website. After being briefly featured in the background of a Steve Jobs keynote in New York, there began to be some interest in offering this as a service. He finally started Iconize Me in 2001. Paul attended the School of Visual Arts; graduating in 2007. Currently, he works as Senior Motion Designer for Adspace Networks and runs the photoblog NYC Grid.
About Shalimar Luis: Email Shalimar, Follow Shalimar on Twitter, Personal Site
Shalimar has been designing just about anything else she can think of ever since she got her hands on a computer. In 2007 she graduated from the School of Visual Arts as a Graphic Design major. Working for the internationally renown firm The Vidal Partnership, Shalimar had acted as art director on advertising campaigns for such brands as José Cuervo, Sprint, Kraft, and many others. A talented illustrator, Shalimar has been drawing and painting for many years, recently selling original pieces through her website.
About José Ramos: Email José, Follow José on Twitter, Personal Site
Graduating from the Art Institute in 1990, José took his first step to fulfilling his dream of being an artist when he was awarded Best Portfolio, the highest honor awarded by the school. He currently works as an art director with Grupo Santilliana, a prominent book publisher in Puerto Rico. José is an Adobe Certified Expert and the Chapter Representative for the Puerto Rican InDesign User Group. José brings his amazing skills as a classically trained illustrator to Iconize Me- offering a unique and amazing sense of style with his portraits.