Friday, October 31, 2014
Keith Negley created this illustration for a story in the MIT Technology Review about a new test that lets scientists break blood down into smaller and smaller pieces in order to detect cancer.
Coco Masuda’s illustration for the New York Times Style section accompanied an article about the growing popularity of South Korean type skincare products in the United States.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Gary Kelley’s latest children’s book, Harlem Hellfighters written by J. Patrick Lewis, tells the story of the African-American soldiers of 369th Infantry Regiment in WWI who put their lives on the line, despite widespread bigotry and racism, in the name of democracy and freedom. Order a copy today through Theispot.com Bookstore.
John Mattos was commissioned to create a series of art deco inspired murals and caricatures for the restaurant of the buzzworthy new Beaumont Hotel in London. The glamorous, clubby room channels a bygone era of polo, horseracing and Hollywood allure.
Yaniv Shimony shares a few illustrations from The Belly Button Book, scheduled to be published in November. The story follows a little girl who climbs a high mountain, falls into a deep hole… and discovers it’s the belly button of a giant, full of funny creatures.
James Fryer created this cover illustration for the SIBOS supplement to the latest edition of Trade Finance magazine, showing how international banks are face a host of new challenges in cash management - not least the emergence of new and competing entrants into the payments arena.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Jing Jing Tsong, from the Big Island, Hawaii, was selected as the 2015 Official Artist for The National Cherry Blossom Festival. Jing Jing created a one-of-a-kind illustration exclusively for the Festival for use on the official poster as well as a variety of collectables.
Matt Herring created eight large scale celebrity portraits for “The Languages that Changed My Life,” The Guardian Newspaper and The British Academy's Language Festival exhibition in London. Each canvas illustrates a passage written by a celebrity, describing the transformative experience of learning another language.
Neil Brigham was commissioned to create a full page illustration for Twin Cities Business Magazine to accompany the article “Mind over Matter,” highlighting the need for more teen mental health care in the Twin Cities area.
Christina Wald illustrated the children’s book, “Macarooned on a Dessert Island,” for Pelican Publishing. No, that’s not a typo- the story is a mouthwatering journey… with a super sweet ending! Order a copy for your favorite little foodie in Theispot.com Bookstore.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Helen Friel engineered and built an entire city of paper illustrations for French utility company RTE’s 2014 television campaign. The spot dramatizes the operation, maintenance and development of the high-voltage transmission system, which at approximately 100,000 kilometres, is Europe's largest.
Anna & Elena Balbusso refreshing graphic illustration style was the perfect look for the University of Colorado’s Coloradan Magazine. The image accompanied an article stating research finds that working women wield more influence at home.
Dennis Wunsch created this number-focused full page illustration for an article in this month's Scotsman Guide Residential Edition, describing six important elements for creating a great website.
Yaniv Shimoy’s illustrations for a recent Israeli edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz bring a spirited, modern twist to the well-loved children’s classic.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Chris Whetzel created a series of four playing card inspired illustrations for Houston Press’s annual "Best Of" issue. The full-page section openers show royalty living it up every which way. The King represented Food & Drink:
Andy Clarkson’s organic style translated beautifully for this line of tee shirts he designed and illustrated for Country Style Apparel. Here are a few samples from more than two dozen amazing designs celebrating the international language of huntin’, fishin’ and drinkin’.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Chris Labrooy has all the fun collaborating with the eyewear team at Ted Baker on their appealing new advertising campaign. A fruit and vegetable 3D illustration mashup!!
Zara Picken’s whimsical illustration has been licensed by Ukrainian fashion house OBRANI for textile use on their Spring-Summer 2015 collection. The uplifting image is incorporated as a repeat pattern on a full range of garments including dresses, skirts and trousers.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Tom Bloom’s cheerful illustrations are a feature favorite throughout the pages of The New York Times. Recent assignments have found him in the Travel section for an article on custom hotel apps:
Joe Wilson was commissioned by American Cowboy magazine to create a series of illustrations depicting classic stories of the heroic Texas Rangers, including the deaths of the notorious Bonnie & Clyde.
Maria Corte Maidagan was commissioned by Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud to illustrate the banner image for their tutorial helping users understand the resolution of an image. As always, her intelligent illustration gets right to the point in the most intriguing way.
Jim Frazier created illustrations for a digital and print wraparound cover of the ElectroRent 2014 Annual Report. The client listed four qualities which best described the company's position, Transparency; Trust; Creative Growth; and Technology and then asked Jim to "just do what you do and make it wonderful."