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21st October 2021
Katie Ponder draws inspiration from the regency era for her book cover illustrations for Gillian Hawser.
Katie Ponder has illustrated the covers for two books by author Gillian Hawser, set during the iconically beautiful regency era which Katie has perfectly captured in her designs. Looking at textiles, architecture and wall paper designs of the era, Katie immersed herself in the intricate details of the era as well as drawing inspiration from […]
15th October 2021
Dawn Cooper has created two inspiring illustrations for Eaton Square School’s new brand identity. With one image representing pre-school and primary, and the other secondary and senior school, the illustration’s have the feel of book covers, art directed by Anderson Norton Design. The project required some fast execution; “ I wasn’t given much time for the […]
12th October 2021
Sarah McMenemy has illustrated a series of icons for to promote the Naval Children’s Charity, helping families access the services support. The icons act as logo’s covering the issues children may face when they have parents in the military, including bullying, stigma, relocation, parental absence, parents separating, parental injury and death. A natural progression from […]
15th September 2021
Darling Clementine illustrate an illuminated take on the Nutcracker for M & S’s Christmas snow globe liqueurs!
Darling Clementine have illustrated an amazing range of M & S’s Christmas snow globe Gin & Rum Liqueur’s, with each bottle containing a small light that beautifully illuminates Darling Clementine’s illustrations as gold and silver flakes swirl in the behind them. The images across the three bottles tell the story of The Nutcracker, in three […]
7th September 2021
Andrew Davidson has created a series of illustrations in an incredible collaboration with The Macallan; the prestigious whiskey distillery that produces one of the leading single malt whiskies. The project sees Andrew producing beautiful woodcut illustrations that tell the story of Captain John Grant, and the transformation of the wild landscape of his estate into […]
25th August 2021
Daniel Long has illustrated a set of interesting insects for snap cards by Usborne. Working from a basic outline provided by the client, Daniel weaved some of his illustrative knowledge of the natural world into each of the cards, tweaking the compositions and poses of the insects to create a dynamic set; “The main challenge […]
19th August 2021
For all the craft inclined tarot readers out there, Katie Ponder’s Yarn Tarot is the perfect deck for you!
Katie Ponder has been busy creating a deck of tarot cards with a twist; crochet, knitting and hand looms are used as symbols throughout the deck! Yarn Tarot is a new tarot deck based on the traditional Rider-Waite deck, fully illustrated by Katie and produced by Sixth & Spring books. Having always loved tarot cards, […]
13th August 2021
Cover Reveal! Laura Barrett’s perfect homage to the fairytale life of cutout artist Lottie Reiniger.
We are happy to reveal the cover for Laura Barrett’s new picture book with Andersen Press; Scissorella. A reworking of the classic fairy tale mixed with biographical elements of paper cut artist and animator Lotte Reiniger. A natural fit for Laura’s silhouette illustration style which follows in Reiniger’s footsteps, Laura even incorporated paper textures throughout her digital […]
23rd July 2021
Rachael Saunders captures the vibrant flora and fauna of Krka National Park in a perfect panoramic illustration.
Rachael Saunders has created an incredible banner illustration inspired by her time spent in Krka National Park. Returning from her honeymoon (congratulations!) in Croatia, Rachael set forth to capture “the rich and diverse flora and fauna that inhabits Krka National Park.” The patterned panoramic certainly pay homage to this paradise, with playful colours and textures […]
20th July 2021
Daniel Long has illustrated the fourth book in an anthology series for DK; Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life. A follow up to his other illustrated books; An Anthology or Intriguing Animals, The Wonders of Nature and The Mysteries of the Universe. Daniel was briefed on each specific creature in the book and was supplied with […]
18th May 2021
Dawn Cooper has illustrated 10 pollinator-friendly plants to include in your gardens this spring and summer as part of Candide’s Festival of Flowers; an online floral takeover celebrating people, pollinators and plants! Dawn also illustrated the branding of the festival itself, a beautiful Dawn Cooper floral fiesta! “I love drawing plants most of all, so […]
14th May 2021
Kate Forrester was approached by Disney to design the cover artwork for their latest worldwide release as part of “The Ultimate Princess” campaign. The project brought together authors and illustrators from around the world to create 14 new inspiring stories about the iconic Disney princesses. Wanting the cover to be typographic, with a central dominant […]
20th April 2021
Rachael Saunders has created a visual identity for Black Tomato’s “Take Me on a Story” based on classic characters.
Rachael Saunders has collaborated with the team at luxury travel experts Black Tomato, designing the visual identity for their new venture “Take Me on a Story”; bespoke family holidays for families that are based on classic children’s stories. Rachael has illustrated classic character’s, from Alice (in Wonderland) to John Thornton from ‘The Call of the […]
9th April 2021
Daniel Long has been commissioned by Quorn (via Something More Studio) to illustrate a T-Rex character that will adorn their new range of dinosaur-shaped nuggets, Roarsomes. Dan’s dino is perfectly balanced between fearsome and friendly (while still remaining obviously a T-Rex), and will definitely appeal to young palaeontologists. Going with a blue/orange colour scheme to […]
6th April 2021
Kate Forrester’s cover for ‘The End of the World…’ is shortlisted at the 69th Australian Book Design Awards!
Congratulations are in order as Kate Forrester’s fantastic cover for ‘The End of the World is Bigger than Love’ by Davina Bell, has been shortlisted in the Best Designed YA Cover category at the 69th Australian Book Design Awards. The cover is an instant Kate Forrester classic uses symmetry to great effect, with Kate’s hand-lettering perfectly balanced […]
29th January 2021
Chris Wormell was commissioned to create a unique version of the English Rugby Union rose logo for the 150th anniversary kit, based on the original 1871 rose. Commissioned by Thisaway Design, Chris worked with designers Remy Auger and Graeme Cook to come up with an image that directly referenced the original embroidered rose found on […]
22nd January 2021
Lottie Hall has been developing an impressive gallery of greetings cards; a perfect self-initiated project that has seen her apply her bright vector shapes and expressively drawn marks into a range of cards perfect for any occasion. Featuring illustrations of ovens, mountain sides, fruit bowl characters and playful explorations of type, these cards act as […]
15th January 2021
The signed limited edition of Bibliomysteries, published by Suntup Editions is a collection of short mystery fiction, all linked by a central element, the biblio in the mystery or, the book — “each story is set against a backdrop of libraries, bookstores, rare manuscripts, priceless volumes, or eccentric book collectors.” And who better to illustrate […]
14th January 2021
Mary Woodin was commissioned to illustrate the 2020 Christmas cards for Spanish winery Alvaro Palacios, highlighting the commitment and expertise of the people who work in the vineyards; “This year has been a year out of the ordinary, in which our daily life has been shaken and in which there has been a lot of […]
8th January 2021
We asked Artworks illustrator Lucia Gaggitotti to discuss her thoughts and feelings about one of our favourite projects of last year, her poster series commissioned by Irving & Co for Rummo Pasta; This work was commissioned about a year ago by Irving & co, an independent creative design studio in London, famous for its originality […]