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21st August 2018

Rachael Saunders is one of the illustrators invited to contribute to Usborne’s new title, Map Mazes

Rachael Saunders has now had the pleasure of working on three map maze books with Usborne and what a pleasure it has been! Each book contains a variety of exciting mazes, illustrated by a collaboration of talented artists, which are perfect for keeping little ones occupied and to encourage creativity and learning. Titles in the […]

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14th August 2018

Jesús Sotés has been commissioned by Quadrille to illustrate Written in the Stars by Alison Davies

Quadrille recently commisioned Jesús Sotés to illustrate Written in the Stars by Alison Davies. This beautifully illustrated and designed book will lead you through the heavens as you discover the scientific facts, legends, and myths that surround the 88 constellations of the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Uncover the patterns in the stars through the richly illustrated […]

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14th August 2018

Rachael Saunders designs Radley’s latest edition picture bag, Dog of the Manor

We are delighted that iconic British brand Radley has released their latest limited edition picture bag and purse, Dog of the Manor. Designed by Rachael Saunders, the design shows Radley and his friend trimming a Scottie dog topiary in the garden of their manor, among applique and screen-printed autumn leaves. Rachael has collaborated with Radley a […]

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7th August 2018

Lucy Rose redesigns the cover for The Pig Who Sang to the Moon by Jeffery Masson for Penguin Random House

Lucy Rose was asked by Penguin Random House to redesign a cover for one of their backlist titles, The Pig Who Sang to the Moon by Jeffery Masson. The illustration needed to show the harmony between the animals to emphasise the book’s concept; farm animals feel complex emotions. The idea for the redesign was to give the book a more beautiful/giftable feel as […]

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31st July 2018

Lucy Davey releases her second picture book, Being a Butterfly

We are delighted to share spreads from Lucy Davey’s second picture book, Being a Butterfly. Written by Annabelle Lynch and illustrated by Lucy Davey, Being a Butterfly is the follow up to Being a Bee. The book follows the life cycle of a Holly Blue butterfly and this is the second in a series of four about […]

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31st July 2018

Daniel Long illustrates packaging for new Nomadic Dairy’s Kefir range

Daniel Long was asked by Carter Wong to illustrate the packaging for Nomadic Dairy’s Kefir range. The Kefir range is a fermented probiotic milk drink with live cultures that aid digestion and gut health. Danial has created a unique design of each of the three flavours – lemon, raspberry and natural. He has incorporated an illustration […]

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17th July 2018

Eriho Yamamoto from Art Liaison, Japan visits The Artworks

The Artworks had a very special visit from Art Liaison director, Eriho Yamamoto in early July. Art Liaison is a Japanese illustration agency and has been in association with The Artworks for over 20 years so it was great for the team to finally meet Eriho face to face.  After meeting with Lucy and Alex, Eriho headed to […]

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17th July 2018

The Victorian and Albert museum commissions Laurindo Feliciano to create a visual identity for their Families programme

Laurindo Feliciano was recently commissioned by The Victorian and Albert Museum, to refresh the visual identity for their Families programme. As part of the programme the V&A host workshops and events throughout the year that encourage children and adults to take part in creative and fun activities that explore the museum’s collection. Laurindo was asked to […]

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17th July 2018

Sarah McMenemy was commissioned by Italian restaurant Bocconcino to capture the flavour of summer

Italian restaurant, Bocconcino, based in London’s Mayfair recently commissioned Sarah McMenemy to capture the flavour of their summer season in this charming illustration. Sarah approached the brief by incorporating iconic ingredients from Italian cooking into a map of London’s West End. Looks delicious!        

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17th July 2018

Lucy Davey illustrates a further seven Sophie Kinsella titles

Following the success of the bestselling Sophie Kinsella novel, My Not So Perfect Life 2017, Lucy was commissioned to illustrate the main characters for her seven standalone novels. Surprise Me is out now and recently topped the UK book charts. Published by Penguin Random House.

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17th July 2018

Artworks helps select the SAA New Talent in Illustration Associate Prize at New Designers 2018

The Artworks illustration agent, Alex Hadlow was invited to be part of the small-but-select panel of judges to decide the award for SAA New Talent in Illustration Associate Prize at the prestigious New Designers Awards, taking place at London’s Business Design Centre this week. There was some amazing work exhibited by recent graduates from courses […]

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10th July 2018

Ocean Emporium, by Susie Brooks and illustrated by Dawn Cooper is out now

    We are thrilled that Dawn Cooper was commissioned by Egmont to illustrate Ocean Emporium by Susie Brooks. Following on from the success of Insect Emporium (Egmont, 2016) Dawn and Susie have teamed up again to create this beautiful guide to the greater part of our planet and some of Earth’s most incredible animals that live […]

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10th July 2018

Lucy Rose creates a stunning illustration for the cover for Stacey Halls new novel, The Familiars

  Lucy Rose was commissioned by Bonnier Zaffre Publishing to illustrate the cover for Stacey Halls much anticipated new book, The Familiars. Set in the early 1600s in Lancaster during the infamous Pendle witch trials, the novel focuses on the friendship of two women who are both fighting for their lives in the face of prejudice. The […]

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25th June 2018

Debbie Powell illustrates new title, Happy by Design by Victoria Harrison

Debbie Powell was commissioned by Juliette Norsworthy at Octopus Books to illustrate a new title by Victoria Harrison, Happy by Design.  Happy by Design teaches us how we can actively improve our health and wellbeing through the way we design our living spaces. Debbie is a design enthusiast and this was a dream project for her […]

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25th June 2018

Lindsey Spinks creates live illustration at Kensington Palace with storyteller Lucy Walters

  During May half term Lindsey was asked to create some live illustration in response to ‘Imagine a story,’ workshop with storyteller Lucy Walters. The workshop was based on Queen Victoria’s life growing up at Kensington Palace. Lindsey illustrated a large mural inspired by the stories created during the workshops and we think they are […]

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25th June 2018

Rachael Saunders rebrands food products for US supermarket, Natural Grocers

  Rachael Saunders was recently commissioned by the US supermarket, Natural Grocers, to rebrand a selection of their food products. She was asked to bring the items to life through the use of her whimsical and characterful animals. These newly packaged pieces are being slowly released into the stores across America throughout the year so […]

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20th June 2018

Lindsey Spinks is inspired by her stay on Ideas Island Sweden

  Lindsey Spinks was selected to spend a week on Ideas Island during Summer 2018. Based just outside of Stockholm Ideas Island is a project run by Fredrik Haren that gives creative people the opportunity to stay for free on a private island to work on their projects and ideas in peace, surrounded by stunning nature. […]

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20th June 2018

Dawn Cooper creates a beautiful illustration for the Waitrose Weekend paper

  Dawn Cooper was recently commisioned to create an illustration for the Gin Special edition of the Waitrose Weekend paper. The illustrations are of four of the twenty-eight botanical ingredients used to create Warner Edwards Honeybee Gin; Cornflower, Hibiscus, Chamomile and Lavender (and a couple of bees, of course). The gin has been released in partnership […]

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18th June 2018

Lucy Cartwright and Jesús Sotés jointly illustrate a new book about mediation ‘Healing Body Meditations’

Lucy and Jesús were both commissioned by Roger Walton Studio to create a series of illustrations for the book ‘Healing Body Meditations’ published by Eddison Books. Each illustration is a separate mandala (a pictorial image that you meditate on) and focuses on the meditator’s relationship with their body to help ease symptoms including pain, fatigue and anxiety. Lucy approached the brief by […]

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11th June 2018

Josie Shenoy and Delia Adillon are both shortlisted for 2018 World Illustration Awards

We are delighted that both Josie Shenoy and Delia Adillon were both shortlisted for the 2018 World Illustration Awards. The 200 strong shortlist was drawn from a record of 3,300 entries from 75 countries, with the 2018 Awards attracting over 1,000 more entries than in 2017. We had a fantastic time at the awards ceremony at London’s […]

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