Manon Hermans goes through life as a freelance illustrator under the alias manonina. After studying illustration at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, she returned to her roots in Antwerp where she now works at the Winkelhaak. Manon illustrates mainly editorial and branding related. Her illustrations are recognizable by their unique characters, melancholic compositions in combination with textures. She prefers to work on projects that contribute to an inclusive world or topics in a psychological or social context.