Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
Ruth Rowland was commissioned by Sainsbury’s Bank Money Matters Magazine to create illustrated maps and hand lettering for their summer issues. The focus was day trips in the UK, one aimed at readers interested in family entertainment and one of general interest.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Jeanine Henderson’s latest illustration commission was a set of 26 wildflowers and prairie grasses for an elementary school poster. The school district is one of the first of its kind: 80% sustainable on reusable energy with solar, wind and thermo power, surrounded by a prairie reserve. The poster will be used as a guide to teach the students what kind of fauna is growing all around them.
Kyle Hilton’s infamous paper doll illustration style earned him a serial commission from Oxygen, to promote their new show, “Sisterhood of Hip Hop.” Below are the first two out of five Sisters. “I know very little about hip hop,” Kyle admits, “but it’s been a dream of mine to be paid to watch TV.”
Pete Ryan's illustration for Seattle Met accompanies an essay written by Amanda Knox about her life, post-prison. You’re never truly free; once you’re released (and have the conviction overturned) there is still the psychological trauma and public opinion of your innocence or guilt.
Bryan Christie’s semi-abstract, deeply human work is currently on exhibit at the elegant British American Household Staffing offices, in conjunction with The Rug Company, on Mercer Street in SoHo.
Roy Scott provided several options when the New York Observer commissioned him to create a vivid collage illustration for their “Educated Observer” feature. The article debated whether students should incur costly law school debt at a time when post graduate employment is really not assured.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Agent Illustrateur's recent illustration for Montreal's Nouveau Projet magazine accompanies an article on new technologies that will change the urban landscape in the future through more sustainable initiatives.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Vic Kulihin’s charts, maps and illustrations tell a visual story that help explain key concepts in the pages of “U.S. Culture through Infographics,” one of a series of Super Social Studies Infographics books from Lerner Publications.
Marc Sasso was honored to receive the "Long Live Rock and Roll" award from the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, named for the famous metal singer and Marc’s long-time client, who passed away from stomach cancer.
Taylor Callery shares his first non-digital, painted-with-paint painting for an illustration project, published by Phoenix Magazine, to accompany an article about the controversial “Stand Your Ground” Laws in Arizona.
Richard Borge’s illustration for the Wall Street Journal accompanied an article about home sales growth data, which seem strong at first glance but involve unseen elements that don’t support the encouraging numbers.
Davor Pavelic’s wall decor is part of an exhibition in Croatia celebrating collaboration between product designers and illustrators, and exploring the possibility of illustration beyond the usual book and magazine usage.
Solene Debies collaborated with high end brand Delsey Luggage in a customized live illustration event at Galeries Lafayette in Paris.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Jason Seiler's joyful portraits of Master Chefs James Beard, Julia Child, Joyce Chen, Edna Lewis and Felipe Rojas-Lombardi illustrate a new series of forever stamp from the United States Postal Service.
Kyle Hilton’s illustration for this week’s Sunday New York Times Magazine accompanied report of a scientist who invented a spray that can momentarily “freeze” an excited dog into a non-barking state.
Oli Winward shares a few recent editorial illustrations. For United Airlines Rhapsody Magazine, to go with an article on the number of large business walking away from Facebook and returning to good old email campaigns to reach customers:
John Tomac's recent illustrations for NYU Langone Medical Center accompanied a cover feature about fecal transplants, a method of reintroducing healthy microbes in the human gut. Understandably, they needed visuals for this story that were more metaphorical than literal…
Friday, September 19, 2014
Paul Garland created this illustration for Discoveries Magazine, the flagship publication about medical research from Cedars Sinai, to accompany an article on “Proteomics,” the large-scale study of proteins.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Taylor Callery's illustration for The New York Times accompanied an essay written about a woman training for the marathon by simply sticking to her daily routine of smoking cigarettes, drinking wine, and eating pasta.
Anni Betts created these sweetly global animal illustrations for the wedding event stationary of a British groom and his Australian bride. Anni’s creatures included a kookaburra and a kangaroo to represent Australia, and a robin and a squirrel to represent the UK.
Keith Negley was commissioned by Sub Pop Records to illustrate a reinterpretation of Flake Music’s (The Shins) album “When You Land Here, It’s Time To Return” for a re-release. Here is Keith’s soaring painting, along with the more earth-bound original, below.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Scott Pollack's illustration in today’s Wall Street Journal depicts the end of yet another abysmal New York Mets season as the team’s focus turns to David Wright and company's interest in Fantasy Football.