Laura Simonati is an Italian illustrator and graphic designer born in Verona. After graduating from the Faculty of Design and Arts at Libera Università di Bolzano in 2017, she moved to Brussels, where she completed a master’s degree at ENSAV La Cambre. She currently works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, drawing inspiration from vernacular art. In September 2020, she was one of the artists selected for the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Award. She is the author of Zitti zitti, fate piano, published by Coraini edizioni.