Thursday, October 31, 2013
Nathan Jarvis wishes you a day and night full of great treats, with no stale candy recycled from 2012 and more fun than you can shake a zombie at… In other words, a Happy Halloween!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Michael Waraksa’s illustration for a story in The New York Times Business Day section is about how the concept of "waiting" has become a ripe subject for business researchers.
Justin Metz illustrated a suitably creepy cover for the current issue of Bloomberg Businessweek to accompany a feature on North America’s largest single provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services.
Keith Negley’s illustration for Voice Media appears on the cover of Houston Press, and the St. Louis River Front Times for a feature on how living room concerts can be lucrative for rock musicians.
John Tomac’s heroic illustrated lettering earned him the cover of this month’s issue of The Mortgage Observer which profiles the latest crop of young, hot-shot commercial mortgage brokers.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Kevin Sprouls was commissioned by a previous client, bestselling thriller author Joseph Finder, to design and illustrate a personalized bookplate. He wanted something in the style of Rockwell Kent, showing a figure surrounded by books: a version of himself in graphic form.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Steven Noble’s frightfully fun illustrated deck of playing cards, featuring 52 undead spirits, will send shivers down your spine. Everything from the back design, ace of spades, jokers, and court cards were customized.
Tyler Jacobson illustrated the new card trading game app, “Legend of the Cryptids,” for Applibot with stunning results.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Kyle Hilton’s illustration for this Sunday’s New York Times One Page Magazine feature concerns the Terry Gilliam-directed (Kubrick-approved) “Dr. Strangelove” sequel that never got made.
Christine Marie Larsen created this illustration for Dutch advertising magazine Adformatie's “Podium” feature, curated by the agency Dolly Rogers. “Podium” is a platform for image creators and designers to comment and reflect on their industry. This illustration is about the joys and challenges of pushing yourself as far as you can go creatively in order to find new ways of thinking and creating.
John S. Dykes has embarked on an ambitious, multi-media project, The Daily Reportrait. Portrait illustrations of contemporary figures created daily (mostly) are accompanied by a hand-lettered fact, rumor, complete falsehood, or otherwise illuminating highlight of the character portrayed, and are designed to enlighten and entertain.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Chris Whetzel’s recent illustration for the Los Angeles Times' Business section cover accompanied an article about the questionable business practices of Spirit Airlines, which maintains low, affordable rates by "nickel and diming" passengers with numerous expensive fees such as $10 to print a boarding pass and $25 to bring a carry-on bag.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Kathryn Rathke somehow found herself with two owl related illustration jobs on her hands recently. The first was for a logo for Little Owl Urns, which needed a logo to imprint on the bottoms of their ceramic and wooden urns created for beloved pets.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Jon Reinfurt’s new illustration for Corporate Counsel Magazine accompanies an article titled “Lessons from Rock and Roll” which used lyrics from a Van Halen song to help express the importance of getting a contract signed right away, (especially when dealing with creative property.)
Chad Geran illustrates for the SGI Safe Ride App which puts all Saskatchewan taxis, DD services, transit routes, and even your own designated drivers in the palm of your tipsy little hand!
Monday, October 21, 2013
Tom Chitty is the illustrator of choice to elevate Ted Baker London’s new in-store promotion: starting Friday Nov 18th, you can pick up a FREE lovely, leather-bound note book and pencil set when you shop.
David Palumbo illustrated the cover of the latest issue of Scientific American, featuring humankind’s ascendance from evolutionary weakling to dominant predator.
Roman Muradov’s illustration for The New Yorker Blog accompanies a meditation on false entitlement, defined as assuming you can always get for free what you should certainly be expected to pay for.
Thomas Pitilli’s illustration for a recent issue of Variety magazine accompanied an article about Cinemax losing its spicy “Skinemax” image in favor of more scripted, plot-driven programming.
Brian Taylor shares some sweet illustration work for the Washington Post. First, for the Sunday Outlook page, a piece about how parents view Halloween candy... Next, a cover for the Real Estate section about understanding the different types of mortgages… and finally, an illustration for a sister publication of the Post called Capital Business.
Dennis Wunsch created this full-page illustration for the October issue of Scotsman Guide Residential edition, accompanying an article about market trends that indicate change is on the horizon of the mortgage landscape.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Michael Morgenstern illustrated The Economist Traveller Briefing’s new iPad app about South Korea. The app, one in an ongoing international series, includes articles from The Economist offering insight about the history, economy and culture of the country.
Elisabeth Alba shares illustrations from an in-progress middle grade fantasy manuscript commission. The first, a scene that takes place within a dream, is painted in watercolor and acryla gouache, with some digital touch ups.
Davide Bonazzi will have a one man exhibition opening this coming Saturday at Fiorile+De Diseño, in Bologna, Italy. “Day Trippers” is comprised of thirteen beautifully observed moments in the travels of an ordinary old couple.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Yvetta Fedorova’s super-cute baby illustration for the New York Times Science section accompanies a serious article on the screening of newborns for inherited and congenital disorders.
Graham Smith’s illustration of a haunted house for the Boston Globe accompanied the true story of an owner of a 350 year old home who called in a number of psychics to discover the otherworldly forces floating about.