Sister Arrow's sci-fi and nature inspired paintings, prints and objects reference themes ranging from ethnobotany to ancient culture to quantum physics. Her artwork has attracted clients such as the V&A Museum, Island Records and Dazed & Confused. She is also known for her popular Vessel print series featuring mini ecosystems in enclosed worlds, and her magical dumpling characters, the sumo babies.
Adam Ellison’s witty illustrations communicate concepts and between-the-lines ideas using subtle and intelligent graphical imagery. His textural and playful drawings tell a story by giving familiar imagery a twist, challenging and engaging the viewer, conveying poignant ideas, personality and humour. His client list includes Unilever, Time Out London, Big Issue and Waterstone’s magazine Books Quarterly. He is a University of Brighton graduate, based in London, and also a website designer.
The quirky characters of Daniel Frost's playful illustrations come to life through their subtle and expertly captured expressions. He uses bright primary colours and traditional mediums such as pencil crayons to create magical worlds straight out of a story book. A graduate of the RCA, he is a winner of the Oberon award for book illustration, has exhibited in London and Copenhagen and worked for clients such as Tate Britain, Its Nice That and YCN.
Owen Gildersleeve’s playful, hand crafted paper creations won him a prestigious ADC Young Guns 9 award in 2011, and have seen him produce illustrations and designs for international clients including Rolex, Cadbury, The Guardian, NSPCC, Royal Mail and The New York Times. A University of Brighton graduate, he is now based in London, and enjoys experimenting with new materials and techniques to keep his work fresh.
Rachel Lattimore’s illustration and design work delves into magical worlds of psychedelia and nostalgia; her collage using familiar imagery, her pen and ink drawings using sixties styling. Women and nature remain at the heart of her work, which she has created for clients such as Biba, The Big Chill and Nylon. She graduated from the University of Brighton with a First, and is based in Essex.
Ciara Phelan’s intricate collage concoctions have graced the pages of Wired US, The Guardian and New York Times. She is a dab hand with a scalpel, cutting out every tiger, tree and turnip by hand, before carefully building them into fun-filled visual explosions of colour, shape and texture. A University of Brighton graduate, she has also worked on projects for Gap, Orange and Toyota, and exhibited in London, Brooklyn and Beijing.
Lizzy Stewart is an expert in story telling, using illustration to depict sad tales of cold, northern places. Her drawings are inspired by folk culture, music and her surroundings, and have attracted clients such as Faber & Faber, The New York Times and the Guardian. She is currently studying for an MA in illustration at Central St Martins in London, having graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2009, and is one half of independent book publishers Sing Statistics.
Simon Cook, aka Stone and Spear, uses a striking combination of retro imagery and bold graphics to bring his illustration and design work to life. Inspired by nostalgic memories and childhood experiences, his vibrant aesthetic fuses photography and his own colourful handmade creatures. He has a client list featuring the likes of Universal Records, Givenchy, i-D and Clash, and this summer will launch the first Stone and Spear homeware range.
Ryan Todd is a London-based artist and designer whose work applies a playful language of visual cues and puns. He has produced artwork for clients such as Nike, Orange and the British Heart Foundation, and an installation for Natuzzi as part of the London Design Festival, all with a focus on humorous and charismatic imagery. Ryan also co-runs independent publishing collective, Duke Press, collaborating on printmaking and book-binding projects.