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Mirko Ilic is a graphic designer, illustrator and entrepreneur who was born in Bosnia & Herzegovina (Yugoslavia), but later moved to the United States.
He started his career even before he graduated from the School of Applied Arts in Zagreb, Croatia.
During the first years of his career he worked with the most popular rock bands in Yugoslavia. Mirko Ilic designed covers for bands like Bijelo dugme, Parni Valjak, Azra, Prljavo kazalište and he also designed posters for theaters and movies.
While he was still in Yugoslavia he also worked for some French, Italian and American magazines and comics like Métal Hurlant, Panorama, Heavy Metal and Epic Illustrated (Marvel).
When he was 30 years old, in 1986, Mirko moved to New York.
Because he had an impressive portfolio, it took him only one week to get the opportunity to illustrate the cover of Time Magazine.
He soon became Time Magazine's art director and later worked with other huge media companies like New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.
In 1995 he started his own company Mirko Ilic Corp. in NYC.
His design studio worked with some of the biggest brands in the world, like Sony Music, Nike and Warner Bros.
In one of his interviews Mirko revealed that his studio charged Warner Bros. $600,000 for creating the title sequence for the movie You've Got Mail (1998).
The total budget for the movie starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks was $65 million.
Although he lives in the US for over 30 years now, Mirko Ilic is still very popular in his home country, both because of his exceptional work and achievements and for his charismatic personality.
His success inspired many other people from the Balkans to start their own design studios that are also successful now, like Coba&associates, Metaklinika, Titan Dizajn, Degordian, Saturized and many other.
Mirko Ilic's net worth is estimated at $23 million.
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Mirko Ilic's first wife was Slavenka Drakulic who is a journalist and novelist from Croatia.
Slavenka is seven years older than Mirko Ilic.
Mirko Ilic is married to Nicky Lindemann. The couple has a son.
Mirko Ilic in front of the old house in Maribor, Slovenia in which his family lived during the first seven years of his life
Although Mirko was born in Bosnia & Herzegovina, he spent the first seven years of his life in Maribor, Slovenia and later he attended school in Zagreb, Croatia.
His father was working for the Yugoslav National Army.
Mirko's mother is Serbian.
She first noticed that he is very talented when he draw a beautiful Santa Claus on the floor when he was a little kid.
Since that day Mirko Ilic's parents always supported him on the way to becoming one of the most famous illustrators and designers in the world.
There is no any info about Mirko Ilic's brothers or sisters on the Internet.
Mirko Ilic's son Ivo Ilic
Mirko Ilic and his wife Nicky Lindemann have a son whose name is Ivo Ilic.
Ivo Ilic is a web developer and designer. He created the official website of his father's studio.
Ivo was born on November 25.
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Mirko Ilic lives in New York City with his family, but photos of their house are not available to the public.
Here is the list of books that the famous graphic designer, Mirko Ilic, co-authored:
There is also a book about Mirko Ilic that was written by Dejan Krsic. It is called "Mirko Ilic: Fist to Face".
Mirko Ilic has no tattoos, but it is interesting that the bassist of the band Rage Against the Machine, Tim Commerford, tattoed two posters designed by Mirko Ilic on his body.
Think eight hours, work two hours.
Qatar’s position of strength carries with it responsibility. Qatar is a wealthy and successful country, and the world can only survive if wealthy countries pay attention to those less fortunate. This kind of show raises awareness about that. Its good for people to see that some other groups of people are less fortunate and may need help.
I think the thing that had the biggest impact on my career is the fact that I foolishly believed that 'I can do it!'.
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