Posts Tagged ‘Illustration’

Illustration Tuesday… Zara Picken

Zara Picken is a Bristol bases illustrator who specialises in nostalgic, mid-century inspired art. Her images are retro-tinted with textured blocks of colour – combining digital and handmade elements and vintage ephemera. Each and every one of her images make me smile and feel completely iconic in essence. Read more…

Matchbox City

How cute are these matchboxes from the Swedish Museum of Architecture in Stockholm? The matches illustrate different architectural styles – Renaissance, international and gothic – together the match boxes create a small city block. Designed by Happy Forsman & Bodenfors. Read more…

Tomorrow

Print from Rockett St George Finally Friday! Fridays are my favourite day, deadlines are over and everyone is so chilled : ) In keeping with my chilled vibe, we are headed to Italy for our recipe today straight from a family run olive grove, plus some great discoveries. Next up, the interiors of an uber-cool […] Read more…

Illustration Tuesday… Art and Ghosts

I think I’ve just met my artistic soulmate… Louise Robinson’s illustrates under the banner of Art and Ghosts and creates the most ethereal digital art. Her imagery features wide eyed long haired children and sometimes gentle animals, in supernatural and surreal situations. To me they have a Japanese Manga art quality about them coupled with […] Read more…

Illustration Tuesday… Hello Marine

Hello Marine is a French illustrator currently based in Brighton. She creates colourful and quirky retro inspired illustrations. I love her use of blocky silhouettes and intricate prints. I also love her use of negative white outlines instead of black. You can buy her work here. Read more…

Illustration Tuesday…Maija Louekari

Finnish illustrator Maija Louekari’s work is possibly one of the most widely recognised styles in the homewares industry right now. In 2003 Louekari won a design competition staged by the Univeristy of Art and Design Helsinki and the iconic textile and clothing designer Marimekko in 2003. Since then, she has continued to create playful designs […] Read more…

Illustration Tuesday… Kate Forrester

I featured Kate Forrester’s delicate handiwork for John Lewis’s Christmas campaign last week, and became so enamoured with her work, that I decided to share some more with you. I am always fascinated to see how an illustrators personal work translates into professional work. Kate’s art is delicate and decadent, her imagery drips with pearls […] Read more…

Illustration Tuesday…Heidi Burton

Heidi Burton is an illustrator based in Cambridge. She creates surreal human moments, using both digital and traditional methods of illustration, producing original artwork, digital prints, altered Moleskine journals, greeting card design, book and magazine illustration. I love Heidi’s use of details and texture in strands of hair and feathers… This illustration below of the […] Read more…

Illustration Tuesday… Blanca Gomez

I am currently obsessed/mesmerised/elated by the genius that is Blanca Gomez. Blanca is an illustrator and designer living and working in Madrid, who creates the most wonderful vintage inspired art. The name of her website ‘Cosas Mínimas‘, means ‘Tiny Things’ in Spanish. Her work is adorable and spirited all at once – since I have […] Read more…

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