Hiroo Isono was born in 1945 in Aichi Prefecture Japan. He graduated from Aichi University of Education 1968. From 1970, He worked for a corporate design studio and he started his career as a free-lance illustrator.
Isono's work, with its main theme in nature, whether jungle, forest, or tropical, is filled with a serene atmosphere, with the strength and appeal of Nature's wonder.
Isono has traveled to various forest and jungle places such as Yaeyama Island, Aokigahara ("Sea of Trees") near Mt. Fuji, Yakushima Island in Japan, and he made a long awaited journey to Archipelago, Solomon Islands, Amazon, North America, Kenya, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Maraicia and other forest regions.
Clementoni HistoryConsidering how Italy is well known and often associated with fine art and rich culture, it only makes sense that a well established Italian jigsaw puzzle manufacturer would be known for similar qualities. Clementoni produces puzzles with iconic paintings from many of the great masters as well as breathtaking photographs of land and cityscapes. In addition to creating a line of jigsaw puzzles with elegance and attention to detail, Clementoni also uses recycled and other earth-friendly materials in their commitment to the environment.