Christian Barthold is an illustrator, graphic designer, author and photographer from Cologne, Germany. A versatile and experimental illustrator with a broad stylistic spectrum, his main style is collage. A communication design graduate from FH Mainz, Christian has worked freelance since 1996 with ad agencies, packaging, books, magazines and newspapers and has been published on more than 100 book covers and in more than 60 magazines and newspapers worldwide. In 2005 he was listed as one of the 150 most important illustrators in the world. Clients include McCann-Erickson, Illustration NOW!, Men's Health, Harvard Business Manager and Dienhard. Christian teaches illustration and life drawing at WAM Die Medienakademie in Dortmund.
'Ministry of Vintage Eccentricity' features artwork by Christian Barthold.
Bram Vanhaeren is an artist and designer from Antwerp, Belgium who is on a mission to create positivity through his colourful and energetic portraits. Describing his work Brams says, "I'm on a mission to do more. I truly feel alive when I'm creating something new every single day. It's not about the destination, all about the exciting journey, the unseen challenges, the joy and the struggle, always moving forward". Bram was selected as one of the most creative under 25's globally by Adobe in 2014 and has worked with numerous clients such as ESPN, Bleacher Report, Rolling Stone, BBC, Entertainment Weekly, Nike, Estrella Damn, Adobe and many more.
'Plugged In Youth' features artwork by Bram Vanhaeren.
Tom Parsons is an Illustrator, Designer and 3D Artist from London. Trained as a Graphic Designer he has worked with a variety of clients such as Synergy Clubs and Marriott Hotels. His main passion however is creating artwork both digitally and hand drawn. Doodling from an early age his style has changed over the years giving him a varied arsenal to choose from when creating artwork. This has led to him incorporating his drawing style into animations and most recently in the creation of a children's book called The Friendly Monster due to be released in 2017. Devoted to mastering as many creative skills as possible, his most recent work has been created using 3D software. Whilst teaching himself to use new digital software, he still finds time to create hand drawn pieces hosting a weekly live drawing stream where the audience chooses the subject
'Adventures In Young Love' features artwork by Tom Parsons.
Olivier Bonhomme is an illustrator and art director from Montpellier. He graduated from the Lyon school of drawing Ecole Emile Cohl in 2010 and created the artwork for the French graphic novel L'Homme Sans Reve in 2011. The following year he co-founded the BK Studio, which is a digital art company that creates visual content combining art and new technologies. He has also worked with newspaper clients such as Le Monde and The Washington Post as well as designing sleeve art for French band SatinCoco and American bluegrass band Alder Street. Olivier is also a big jazz fan and an enthusiastic saxophonist!
'Weapons Of Mass Percussion' features artwork by Olivier Bonhomme.
Michael Sanderson is a New York based artist and designer with a unique artistic style and a focus on the male figure. Combining references from fetishism, contemporary high design, athleticism and vice to establish a curated world of high and low culture. In addition to producing original artwork, Michael is also a full service art director and creative consultant. Working with a number of designers, brands, and publishers applying his signature design point of view to commercial brands with a strong focus on visual trends and creating simple, arresting and effective imagery. Previous clients include Tommy Hilfiger, Men's Health Magazine, Victoria's Secret and Bombay Sapphire.
'Ladies Man' features artwork by Michael Sanderson.
Signalstarr is Nick Stewart Hoyle, a London based graphic artist, and self proclaimed visual traverser of the etheric. His work explores themes of retroist nostalgia fused with futurist vistas, digital spiritualism and mystic psychedelia. Escapism serves as chief catalyst for his process and takes the viewer on a journey swathed in analog textural washes. Previous clients include Tame Impala, Future City Records and Charlotte Hatherley.
'Silicon Heartbeat' features artwork by Signalstarr.
Katya Maleev is a freelance illustrator from Russia. Growing up in the small Far East mining town of Chegdomyn, Katya was surrounded by the forests, mountains and vast expanses of the Russian countryside where nights are dark and starry and winters are cold and crisp. She uses these natural surroundings as the inspiration for her work and characterizes her style as illustrations of love, friendship, peace and inner harmony. Her approach is simple, with each piece of work starting with a pencil drawing in a notebook which is then photographed and developed further using Photoshop.
'Wish Upon A Christmas Piano' features artwork by Katya Maleev.
Adam Kuczek is a freelance concept artist and matte painter from Poland. Owning and running his own visual development studio AK-ART, Adam has provided designs, storyboards, marketing illustrations and pre-viz elements for movies, games, commercials, websites and groundbreaking virtual reality projects. He has also worked with creative agencies from around the world, creating concepts and matte paintings for clients such as Disney, Samsung, CanalSat and Microsoft.
'The Big Screen - Coming Soon' features artwork by Adam Kuczek.
Andy Gellenberg is an illustrator and graphic designer from Germany. After finishing his studies in communication design Andy worked on projects for Nike, Powerade and Brand Jordan with the UK design studio ILovedust. Now working as a freelance illustrator his clients include Nike, Media Markt, Wired Germany and Ministry of Sound. Andy has also become known for a series of Nike swoosh portraits of popular Nike athletes, grabbing the attention of basketball superstar LeBron James, who now owns two of Andy's artworks.
'Latin Flavas' features artwork by Andy Gellenberg.
Ryan MacEachern is a British born, London based Graphic Designer and Illustrator. Focusing on Fine Art from an early age his natural skills as an Artist led him to cross over to Graphic Design in his late teens before studying a BA Hons in Graphic Design at UWE Bristol. His projects have received much acclaim internationally and published in several Design Journals. Ryan uses his varied skill set across hand drawn and computer skills to create a unique and strong atmosphere in his illustrations.
'Nail Biters' features artwork by Ryan MacEachern.
Joseph McDermott is a Philadelphia based Pop Art illustrator. As a child growing up in New Jersey, he drew the panels from his comic books and created scenes featuring his favourite cartoon characters. This inspired him to developed his Lichtenstein-esque vintage comic book style based on Silver Age comics. He has worked with some of the worlds leading brands including Google, Heineken, American Express, Toyota and Perrier.
'Meet The Dramedys' features artwork by Joseph McDermott.
Daniel Leitao is a Brazilian artist who has works as an art director for over 15 years at several advertising agencies including Almap/BBDO, Publicis Brasil, BBH, Talent/Marcel and Agencia Africa. 6 years ago, Daniel began studying calligraphy and combed with his skills as an artist he started his first project in late 2012 inspired by tattoo art and pyrography: the INKED HANDS. There were several tests, mixing illustration and tattoo styles, from hatch lines to the pointillism. All Daniel's pieces of art are numbered and photographed. The photos, taken by his friend, Rodrigo Pirim, become posters and even skateboard decks.
'Rock Life' features artwork by Daniel Leitao.
Davy is a Welsh born, Brighton based, Designer and Art Director. His work focuses on the abstract side of photography, design and in-camera video effects. Experimenting by mixing chemicals or burning material, Davy uses macro photography to create amazingly beautiful artwork and videos. Previous clients include Wired Magazine, Warner Music, Sony Music, 4AD and Xl Recordings where he created the album cover, music video and live visuals for the band the XX. Davy is now pushing his moving image work into the field of live performance.
'Drone DNA' features artwork by Davy Evans.
Anita Goldstein is a UK-based Israeli designer and illustrator. She previously worked in several design and advertising agencies including Saatchi & Saatchi and Y&R. She is now freelance exploring all facets of graphic design, print design and especially illustration, which her passion was rekindled for after moving to the UK. Anita's work expresses an individual and unique beauty in the simplest way possible; her interest is more in the abstraction of the features and figure than simply duplicate it.
'Santa's Festive Mixtape' features artwork by Anita Goldstein.
Zhivko Terziivanov is a freelance 3D illustrator based in Sofia, Bulgaria. He previously worked in advertising as a graphic designer until he started his freelance practice and moved to 3D illustration. His work is inspired by everyday life objects, which he turns into playful and quirky items. In order to achieve both realistic and cartoonish looks, he combines 2D and 3D techniques. He designs for both print and digital media including character design, animation, book covers, and illustrations. His most recent illustrations are for brands like Kiehl's and Renault Samsung Motors.
'Acoustic Guitar Picked Apart' features artwork by Zhivko Terziivanov.
Karl Yvan Tagle
Karl Yvan Tagle is a freelance illustrator, graphic designer and artist based in Sydney, Australia. Fresh out of high school, he majored in Illustration at The American Academy of Art, Chicago and then went to complete a bachelor degree in Fine Arts (Majoring in Painting) at the University of Santo Tomas, Manila. Now residing in Sydney he is screen-printing and designing posters, and combining skills in a variety of mixed mediums (including watercolour, ink and acrylic paint). Karl's art is inspired by current pop culture, comics, movies, toys and gig posters.
'Street Beats' features artwork by Karl Yvan Tagle.
Tang Yau Hoong
Tang Yau Hoong is an artist, illustrator, graphic designer living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With a passion for creative thinking, he creates art that is conceptual, surreal and fun in a simplistic and unique way. He works across clients for advertising, editorial, and many other design projects including NIKE, Land Rover, New Scientist and The Observer. When he is not doing commercial work he enjoys making art and immerses himself in his personal projects.
'Pure Piano' features artwork by Tang Yau Hoong.
Maria Corte is an illustrator from Spain who studied at the Escola Massana in Barcelona, where she graduated in 2009. Her work is dominated by an interest in the disruption of space through a creative handling of geometric shapes and the breakdown of all classical conventions in the representation of the human body.
Her creations cover a wide range of fields: book covers, posters, press, advertising, animation, children?s and pedagogical illustration. With her client base growing around the world from The New York Times to the BBC as well as the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture, she is an illustrator to watch out for.
'Vocal Oodles And Doodles' features artwork by Maria Corte.
Graham Carter is a successful and much sought after Brighton based artist and illustrator who uses both traditional and modern printing processes. His work is modern, witty and enchanting and is bursting with wondrous characters, landscapes and creatures. It has been exhibited in galleries worldwide including his own Hove based Gallery, Boxbird. Each work is original in its conception and not a reproduction of other work and allowing him to print on such interesting materials as Japanese plywood.
He studied at the culturally lively University of Brighton and at Central St Martin's, London. After his studies, Graham founded the critically acclaimed Peepshow Illustration Collective and more recently has become a Director with Animation Studio Ticktockrobot working on a variety of personal projects and commercial animations for a variety of clients.
His work has graced major national advertising campaigns for Aviva, Bupa, Orange, Waterstones, Visa and Monster.co.uk. His illustrations can also be spotted in a wide variety of editorial publications such as The New Scientist, The Guardian and The Sunday Times.
'Crazy Youth' features artwork by Graham Carter.
Based near Old Street, East London, Jonathan Lucas is an award winning photographer specialising in shooting action, freerunning, parkour and urban sports. His photographs have been featured in The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, as well as being displayed at The National Gallery.
He regularly collaborates with Sebastien Foucan, one of the founders of parkour and creator of freerunning, who has appeared in a number of films including James Bond's Casino Royale. Jonathan is also a creative director at a graphic design agency in Shoreditch.
'Dramatic Adventures & Sporting Endeavours' features artwork by Jonathan Lucas.
Stuart began his career as an engineering designer working in the aerospace industry and later studied illustration at the University of Lincoln, England. He has worked as an illustrator, concept artist, sculptor and in film design.
Stuart began sculpting and stitching toys in 2002. His custom toy works are a blend of pop culture icons, childhood obsessions and bleary eyed monsters. His toys have been exhibited and sold all over the world and he has worked with companies and artists such as: Hallmark, Sony Music, Games Workshop, Core Design, Trunki, Jon Burgerman and Mattel. He spends his days in his home studio listening to frightening bass music whilst making a mess (and doing some artwork) using sharp tools and harmful chemicals.
'The Pop Factory' features artwork by Stuart Witter.
Revenge is Sweet
Revenge is Sweet is a creative collaboration between Angelique Piliere (Lyon, France) and Lee Owens (Melbourne, Australia). The pair met while studying Communication Design and began working together after moving to London in 2006.
Their work sits on the edge between mixed media, typography, illustration and design, producing bold and striking imagery that reflects contrasts such as love and hate, black and white and feminine and masculine.
They have been featured in design publications in the UK and worldwide and were also in the 'Up and Coming Artists' exhibition at Pick Me Up Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House, London.
Their work has been used for textile designs, window dressings, advertising campaigns and record covers and their recent clients include Nike, Selfridges, Polydor Records and the V&A Museum.
'Club Cuts' features artwork by Revenge is Sweet.
Polly Becker worked as an illustrator for 10 years in the medium of pen and ink before starting to work with sculptural parts and found objects.
Living in Boston, USA, Polly started creating her quirky and intriguing artwork, using objects ranging from children's toys, paper cut-outs, hardware and other items, to create small sculptures that she calls 'assemblages'.
Polly's works have won numerous awards and have been exhibited in San Francisco, New York, New England, Dubai, and London. They have also been selected for publication in respected illustration annuals and her recent clients include The New York Times, Rolling Stone, GQ and Time magazine.
'Classical Collectables' features artwork by Polly Becker.
Simon Wild is an illustrator based in Suffolk. He graduated from Cambridge School of Art with a Distinction MA in Children's Book Illustration. He has previously worked as an animator, filmmaker, video editor and street performer before pursuing a career in illustration.
Simon's work is inspired by old toys, found objects, and travel, often exploring the connections that can be made between an inspiring location and the imagination. He works across hand drawn, digital, screenprint and collaged images and his work has often been described as psychedelic scribbles, elaborate telephone doodles and childlike expressions. Simon likes to think of each new illustration he creates as making a new friend for life.
His first illustrated book for children called 'Fantastical Flying Machines' has been published by Macmillan Children's Books and his art has been used by clients including The Big Chill Music Festival, Action Aid, ITV and Orient Express.
'The Quirky Machine' features artwork by Simon Wild.
Good Wives and Warriors
Good Wives and Warriors is the creative partnership of Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell, who met while studying at the Glasgow School of Art. Rebecca means 'good wife' and Louise means 'warrior', and together they create weird and wonderful illustrations and sprawling wall paintings.
In the last couple of years, the duo have exhibited their large-scale collaborative wall painting across Europe, South America, the USA and Australia. Their detailed works are influenced by scientific imagery, complex natural structures, patterns and the surreal.
Recent clients include Swatch, MTV, Adidas and Wired Magazine and they have been featured in IdN and Taschen's Illustration Now Volume 3.
'Keep It Simple' features artwork by Good Wives and Warriors.
Sam has been working as a commercial illustrator for ten years, his love of the printed image became clear when launching his self published comic/zine Apolcalypso which spurred him on to create the celebrated comic Headcase for which he enjoyed great acclaim and subsequent publication in the USA.
In 2002 Sam joined the illustration collective Magictorch where he worked with a variety of editorial and advertising clients including the BBC, Nokia, BBDO, New Scientist, Classic Rock, and Computer Arts, to name but a few...
Pre-empting the explosion of the UK rock poster scene Sam was one of the original members of BRAG (British Rock Art Group) exhibiting all manner of screenprinted mayhem with Firehouse studios in San Francisco and at the Brighton Basement Arts production and at other various other events around Europe.
In 2009 Sam joined the Show Below, an award winning exhibition for the Brighton Fringe Festival, showcasing works by illustrators, designers, photographers and fine artists from throughout the UK.
'Chilled' features artwork by Sam Chivers.
Jessica May Underwood
An English illustrator who journeyed from her Saint Martins training, back to her home, across America, got a little bit tangled there, and returned to London to refine her skills and make her name.
Jessica has an extensive client list, her illustrations utilised by editorial, installation and costume; her drawings predominantly known in fashion print for their delicate translation onto fabric.
Jessica's most recent clients include Topshop, Harrods, Rebecca Minkoff New York, House Of Holland and Marie Claire USA.
Her work is meticulously detailed, considered and darkly beautiful.
'Songs And Acoustic Sketches' features artwork by Jessica May Underwood.