Thursday, January 28, 2016

TAYLOR CALLERY ILLUSTRATION: PEEPING DRONES

Taylor Callery’s sultry illustration for the New York Times Styles section visualizes the fallout when your pesky neighborhood drone pays an unwelcome visit.

PETE RYAN ILLUSTRATION: WEIRD MASH-UP

Pete Ryan's energetic double page road trip for Orange Coast illustrated a look back at 2015 stories, including surfboards that mimic waves; people dressed like pickles; an anteater mascot; Darth Vader; a horse; a sea lion; Disney; mosquitoes… and a well-dressed monkey.

DAN STILES ILLUSTRATION: BLACK METAL KITTEH

Dan Stiles’ sweetly subversive textiles, including this pillow with a rock ‘n’ roll version of the Asian good luck cat, have earned him a mention in the LA Times “Hot Home Ideas for 2016” guide.

GABRIELA ZURDA ILLUSTRATION: REPRESENTED BY RAPPART

Gabriela Zurda’s colorful, stylized work is now represented in the USA by Gerald & Cullen Rapp!

JOEY GUIDONE ILLUSTRATION: ALTRUISM

Joey Guidone’s lovely illustration for Modern Filosofi magazine in Sweden convinced subscribers to read an article on “effective altruism.”

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

JAMES YAMASAKI ILLUSTRATION: BIKE ACTIVISM

James Yamasaki used his own cycling gear as props when creating this illustration for an article in The Stranger on “What Happened to Bike Activism in Seattle?” As a result, the image is both technically accurate as well as a sly homage to propaganda posters of the 20th century.

DANIEL HERTZBERG ILLUSTRATION: JOE BIDEN EDITORIAL

Daniel Hertzberg was commissioned by the Boston Globe to illustrate an editorial by Vice President Joe Biden titled, “Five Ways to Make the Digital Revolution Work for the Middle Class.”

CHRIS GASH ILLUSTRATION: RISKY RESEARCH BUSINESS

Chris Gash brings his conceptual A-game to this illustration series for The Milken Institute Review feature on how to reduce risk for investors in early stage drug research and development.

PETER HORVATH ILLUSTRATION: ARTFULLY KIEHL’S

Peter Horvath’s refreshing collage illustration for Kiehl's Cosmetics “Artfully Made” online ad series features the natural wonders of their Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Curt Merlo Illustration: Housing Work



Curt Merlo illustrated an article for this month’s issue of Indianapolis Monthly about an old factory that is being restored to house a shared workspace for craftsmen of all kinds.

Mike Tofanelli Illustration: Next Stop, Iowa



Mike Tofanelli's cover illustration for The Progressive's February issue features the five leading GOP presidential candidates. The cover stories focus on the republican campaign trail leading up to the primary in Iowa.

Ruth Rowland Illustration: Rewriting History - for the Better



Ruth Rowland was commissioned by Southern Poverty Law Center to create hand lettered headlines for an article in their magazine, Teaching Tolerance. This fluid, mono linear pen style was chosen to complement the atmospheric illustration on the article’s opening double page spread.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Paul Morton Illustration: Grafters Brewery

Paul Morton shares his latest graphic design and illustration project, this time for new client Grafters Craft Brewery in Lincolnshire, UK.  Paul was able to give their high quality product a breath of life with some fresh branding.

Lisa Henderling Illustration: TGIF



Lisa Henderling welcomes the weekend in style…

Thursday, January 14, 2016

KOTRYNA ZUKAUSKAITE ILLUSTRATION: TELE-MANNERS

Kotryna Zukauskaite illustration for Smithsonian Magazine accompanied an article seeking to clarify, once and for all, the rules of Phone Etiquette.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Brian Stauffer Illustration: Motion Control Loss


Brian Stauffer was commissioned by Pentagram Design to create this illustration for the current issue of USC Magazine, accompanying a piece about the body chemistry behind motion control loss and Multiple Sclerosis.

MELINDA BECK ILLUSTRATION: SEVEN SISTERS

Melinda Beck’s illustration for Smith Alumni Quarterly accompanied an article on the Seven Sister Colleges. Go ahead- count them. You know you want to!

DENNIS WUNSCH ILLUSTRATION: A REGULATION BRUISING

Dennis Wunsch illustrated a feature article for the January Scotsman Guide Residential Edition explaining how many mortgage professionals may have found themselves dinged up after implementing a great deal of government regulations – but they're still standing

ANNA & ELENA BALBUSSO ILLUSTRATION 3 X 3 PRO SHOW #12

Anna & Elena Balbusso have a remarkable 13 illustrations recognized by the 3x3 International ProShow No.12, 2015.

MIRKO CRESTA ILLUSTRATION: ALZHEIMER'S

Mirko Cresta's conceptual approach illustrates Alzheimer's Disease as the death of imagination, without which there can be no humanity.

INGO FAST ILLUSTRATION: GENERATION Y

Ingo Fast was commissioned by A&B One in Berlin to create illustrations depicting “Generation Y,” to be used in collateral material for midsize businesses in Germany. The brochures are designed to communicate "generation gap" issues between employers and employees, which Ingo’s hip little visuals do perfectly.

JAMES YAMASAKI ILLUSTRATION: TIME MANAGEMENT

James Yamasaki’s illustration for Entrepreneur Magazine accompanied an article on time management.

ELVIS SWIFT ILLUSTRATION: AFFINITY HEALTH SYSTEM

Elvis Swift illustrated the cover of @Affinity, a quarterly magazine focused on health and wellness. This issue highlights the growing problem of obesity.

LARRY MILAM ILLUSTRATION: UMPQUA DAIRY LOGO

Larry Milam's new logo illustration for the Umpqua Ice Cream carton redesign was inspired by the keywords were proud, young, healthy, kind and wise.

PETE RYAN ILLUSTRATION: BATTLING BRIBERY

Pete Ryan’s dramatically composed illustration for Corporate Knights celebrates the dynamics of anti-corruption efforts.

BRIAN STAUFFER ILLUSTRATION: GOOD CARE, AND BAD

Brian Stauffer's subtle but chilling illustration for “Hard Cases” in the NY Times Science section accompanies an article describing the inseparable mix of expert and incompetent care that a patient may receive at the hospital.

STEVEN SALERNO ILLUSTRATION: GOLDENLOCKS AND THE THREE PIRATES

Steven Salerno’s next picture book project, “Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates,” (written by April Jones Prince -release date 2017 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux) is the whimsical retelling of the classic story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears... but this time with a fun pirate spin. Arrrgh!!

JOYCE HESSELBERTH ILLUSTRATION: NOT SO BIG

Joyce Hesselberth’s illustration for The New York Times “Science Times” section accompanied an article about the often inaccurate forecast of a baby’s birthweight which sometimes leads to unnecessary C-sections.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

DAN STILES ILLUSTRATION: AGUA CIEL

Dan Stiles’ supercool illustration combines with splashy photography to create a refreshing ad campaign for Coca Cola’s international water brand, Ciel.

CHRIS GALL ILLUSTRATION: EDIBLE BAJA

Chris Gall illustrated the January/ February cover of Edible Baja Arizona, a magazine that highlights the range of gastronomic possibilities in and around Tuscon.

ADAM NIKLEWICZ ILLUSTRATION: CREATIVE WRITING

Adam Niklewicz produced this ebullient illustration for The Chronicle of Higher Education to accompany an article about teaching creative writing, a fantasy held dear by many a scholar.

PAUL SHARP ILLUSTRATION: FUZZY AND BEAN

Paul Sharp’s illustrations give life to plush characters “Fuzzy and Bean” for Scholastic Books. The idea is to show disabled kids that they are capable of achieving more that they may have thought, through a series of gently nurturing situations.

ALEX WILLIAMSON ILLUSTRATION: GUINNESS MALAYSIA

Alex Williamson was commissioned by Guinness Malaysia to create a vivid series of illustrations for limited edition bottles celebrating the brand’s 50th Anniversary. Cheers!

DAVIDE BONAZZI ILLUSTRATION: LEAVING THE E.U. SPIRIT

Davide Bonazzi's illustration for this week’s Die Zeit in Germany accompanies a feature mourning the increasing lack of accord within the European Union.

MICHAEL SLOAN ILLUSTRATION: MY FIRST HOME

Michael Sloan’s newest illustration for frequent client The Boston Globe accompanied their addictive “My First Home” feature.

JAMES FRYER ILLUSTRATION: UNRELIABLE ASSESSMENTS

James Fryer’s latest illustration for the Times Higher Education magazine focused on new problems for the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. With no time for proper peer review and with grade inflation inevitable, one academic felt compelled to resign from the REF as the panel could not give a reliable view of quality.

FIAN ARROYO ILLUSTRATION: SWEET!

Fian Arroyo received this post-holiday swag bag from Hstreet Skateboards yesterday with samples of decks he created art for, plus a new set of Boneless knee pads.

NIGEL BUCHANAN ILLUSTRATION: AMAZON INVADES INDIA

Nigel Buchanan illustrated a Krishna-worthy portrait of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for the cover of FORTUNE magazine.

MICHAEL WARAKSA ILLUSTRATION: WASTELAND AT WORK

Michael Waraksa’s illustration for The New York Times Business Day accompanied an article about research finding that employees who chose to continue working in the office, rather than opting to telecommute, ended up feeling lonely and disconnected.

MICHAEL WITTE ILLUSTRATION: BILLIONAIRE BOOK CLUB

Michael Witte’s watercolor illustration for The New York Times Style section depicts Bill and Melinda Gates enjoying their literary clout, known as “The Bill Gates Bump,” thanks to book reviews posted on their blog.

MARK SUMMERS ILLUSTRATION: THE LAST WORD

Mark Summers has been hired by Rolling Stone to illustrate a new feature for the magazine called "The Last Word". It will take up the back page...of every issue. The first one is a great interview with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Mark is already working on #3!

ALEXEI VELLA ILLUSTRATION: HEADS I WIN, TAILS YOU LOSE

Alexei Vella Illustrated the Canada / USA coin toss for Canadian Lawyer Magazine.

JOEY GUIDONE ILLUSTRATION: RESOLUTIONS

Joey Guidone illustrated an article for Variety magazine suggesting some New Year’s resolutions for the television industry.

ANNA + ELENA BALBUSSO ILLUSTRATION: HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Anna + Elena Balbusso’s animated Holiday Greeting brings us into 2016 in grand style!