Pierre-Alain D., founder of 3mmi Design, is a french digital artist / illustrator & graphic designer who has developed a dark/oniric -but not only- and intense vision of graphic design through the years.

Working mainly for the music industry, he also like to work on all kind of graphic projects. Described once by a blogger as a “one man graphic army”, in addition to photomanipulation, he also like to work on photography, webdesign, programming, music and video. He also created and managed for 6 years a musical webzine, which gave him a broad vision of music and its universes.

General

Location: Europe, France, Nantes. Birth: 1978.

Tools

Computer (Intel core i5 2500K 3.30 Ghz, 16Go RAM), graphic tablet (Wacom), Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Photoshop CC, InDesign, Inkscape, eyes, brain, music, patience, time, and a lot of coffee.

Languages

French, english, a bit of spanish.

References

I’ve worked for various clients from over the world such as:

Solium Fatalis (USA), Kronos (France), Desultory (Sweden), Unflesh (USA), Kamelot (USA), Withering Soul (USA), Mynskh (Austria), Dimlight (Greece), Dark Prism (USA), Sipario (Italy), Gohrgone (France), Psynonemous (USA), Nimrod (France), Neshorn (Poland), Antti Martikainen (Finland), Seize The Vatican (USA), Evocatus (Australia), Assayer (USA), Solborn (Canada), Bliss In The Abyss (Sweden), Anabiosis (USA), Hybrid Sheep (France), Causing The Exile (Norway), Enemy Of Reality (Greece), Conflict (Russia), Beyond The Shore (USA), Benighted Soul (France), End Of The Dream (NL), Zeroclient (USA), Burn Down Eden (Germany), Trustfall (Sweden), Deadline For A Murder (France), Slave One (FR), Into Shadow (USA), Elysium Theory (USA), Kerry Muzzey (USA), Thorns Of Sin (USA), Sworn (Norway), Necrodeath (Italia), Ecnephias (Italia), Silentlie (Italia), Sipario (Italia), The Burning Dogma (Italia), The Crawling (North Ireland), Mutum (Mexico), Sentience (USA), Montra (USA), Myrah (Sweden), Cyrax (Italia), Baht (Turkey), Hteththemeth (Romania), Taer (France), Díthreabh (France), Encyclopedia Deathcore (international), Mehdi Alouane (France), Henriette B. (Switzerland), Mudface (USA), Thundra (Norway), Aboriscor (France), Cage Of Torments (Norway), Chabtan (France), Nöhm Island (FR), Rising In Vain (Norway), Heretical (Italia), Dysfunctional (France), Era Of Hate (Slovenia), Heresic Synopsis (France), Whisper Of Ba’al (FR), 23rd Grade of Evil (Switzerland), Nocturn Deambulation (France), Aldaaron (France), Mechanical Seed (France), David Clavijo (SP), Alexander Bateman (USA), Memories Of A Dead Man (France), Salving Thy Amiss (France), A Strenght Within (Belgium), Xeroderman (Belgium), Unique Leaders Records, Metal Blade Records, Galy Records, Bakerteam Records, Scarlet Records, Kaometry Records, Hell & Heaven Festival (Mexico), PSD Mag, Hex Magazine, Photo Creation, Oracom Editions, city of Vallet and more…

Exhibitions

  • Damned Exhibition @ Detroit (USA)
  • Graphic Session #3 @ Rennes (France)
  • Graphic Session #2 @ Rennes (France)

Books

Various press & magazines features (click to show)

Musical influences

Tool, Opeth, Satyricon, Gojira, Vader, Dead Can Dance, Equimanthorn, Cult Of Luna, Pantera, Porcupine Tree, Katatonia, Damageplan, Lamb Of God, Sepultura, Septic Flesh, Shining, Sunn0))), Arkhon Infaustus, Electric Wizard, Novembers Doom, Kylesa, Ghost, Inquisition, Drawbringer, Horseback, Gorgoroth, C17H19NO3, Faith No More, Edge Of Sanity, AC/DC, Motörhead, Diabolical Masquerade, Hypocrisy, Nile, Pitbulls In The Nursery, Necroblasphème, Minushuman, Arkan, Anaal Nathrakh, Destinity, Nevermore, Neuraxis, Code, Torche, Burst, Cathedral, The Melvins, Ufomammut, Aghast, Grotesque Through Incoherence, Noir Desir, Isis, Rage Against The Machine, Nirvana, Darkspace, Orthodox, Lisa Gerrard, Cannibal Corpse, Moonsorrow, Immortal, Finntroll, Korpiklaani, At The Gates, Bloodbath, Arch Enemy, Vital Remains, Orange Goblin, Emperor, Carnival In Coal, Brutal Truth, Krisiun, Vomitory, Eradicate, Gronibard, One Life Crew, Hatebreed, North Side Kings, Irate, Cataract, Purgatory, The Doors, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ulver, Dälek, Alice In Chains, Rolling Stones, The Who, The Beatles, Death In Vegas, Fantomas, Portishead, Björk, Massive Attack, Punish Yourself, Fania All Stars, Jaco Pastorius, Nancy Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Paco De Lucia, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, Wes Montgomery, Weather Report, Assassin, Beastie Boys, and so many more… Also a lot of movie soundtracks.

Top five albums of all (this) time

Tool – Lateralus / Opeth – Blackwater Park / Electric Wizard – Dopethrone / Pantera – Far Beyond Driven / Nile – Annihilation Of The Wicked

Movie influences

Pulp Fiction, Dead Man, Gravity, Interstellar, Las Vegas Parano, Kill Bill 1 & 2, Casino, Taxi Driver, all the The Godfather, Lord Of The Rings, Riddick, Immortel (Ad Vitam), Blow, Reservoir Dogs, Millon Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Ghost In The Shell 1 & 2, Avalon, Solaris, Inception, Pan’s labyrinth, Hero, The Doors, Stay, Ils, Morse, Fight Club, The 9th Gate, Le Bal Des Vampires, Dracula (Coppola), Blue Berry, La Cité de Dieu, American History X, A History Of Violence, Apocalypto, Rocknrolla and so much more…

Series influences

Battlestar Galactica, Caprica, Game Of Thrones, Dexter, Salem, Defiance, Rome, Fringe, American Horror Story, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead / Fear The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, Black Sails, Sons Of Anarchy, Weeds, Californication, Six Feet Under, Narcos, Spartacus, Kaboul Kitchen, Deadwood, Vikings, Helix, Justified, The 100, True Detective, Cosmos…

Anything else?

Just ask !