Pierre Thomé is a qualified art teacher specialized in graphics and illustration. Since graduating, he has worked as a freelance illustrator for magazines and newspapers, as well as for children’s books, non-fiction books and textbooks. He has completed his portfolio with work on films and animation projects. In 1984, together with other graphic designers and illustrators, he created the comic Strapazin. In 2002, he took over as Course Director of the Illustration course at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Art, whose content he enlarged in 2006 to include his new specialization of Non-Fiction.