July 2017 - Hand lettering for summer food recipes
August 2017 - Times Higher Education
I love illustrating for the Times Higher Education, the articles are always on an interesting topic within higher education. This was for a piece discussing for-profit universities in America and the worry that this leads to a poor quality of education for its 'clients'
This was for a piece on being prepared to enter university
For an article discussing the government's wavering over the issue of tuition fees
July 2017 - Bilbao Metro Map
June 2017 - Waitrose Weekend Maps
April 2017 - Bulletin Magazine
Great being asked to illustrate a feature in Bullletin magazine. This was for an article on the social and emotional benefits of learning lip reading
March 2017 - Waitrose Weekend Maps
A couple of recent maps for Waitrose Weekend magazine, to illustrate towns visited in their Foodie Guide series
March 2017 - Brittany Ferries Magazine
Brittany Ferries mag asked me to illustrate a map for this great feature, detailing a route through Spain and Portugal, highilghting some of the fab stops along the way!
March 2017 - Business magazine
Loved illustrating this DPS map of Tokyo for a quarterly business magazine. I went with a mix of vibrant neon and cherry blossom to capture the feel of this buzzing city
January 2017 - Net Magazine Cover
I was thrilled to be asked to illustrate the March cover of Net magazine, for a feature on top name brands and the secret behind their success. Net mag has a long history of using fab illustrations on their cover and I was pleased to be amongst that great list!
January 2017 - BBC Wildlife Magazine
A great opportunity to illustrate another feature for the wonderful BBC Wildlife Magazine, this one for a feature on making London a National Park City
October 2016 - Waitrose Weekend Magazine
Delighted to be asked to illustrate more in a fairly regular series of maps for Waitrose Weekend and Aer Lingus inflight magazines
October 2016 - Nursery Management
A really interesting brief from Nursery World magazine, to illustrate a cover of their "Nursery Management" supplement. The feature disscused the problems Nurseries are having recruiting qualified staff. They asked for this analogy of a broken machine to illustrate the idea
September 2016 - Waitrose Weekend
Another in the series of illustrated maps for Clare Balding's walks around the country
September 2016 - Environmental Health Mag
A great brief from EHN magazine to illustrate an article on the advantages of going freelance, written from the personal perspecitve of an EHO now workign for himself
September 2016 - Good Food Guide
August 2016 - Inside Housing Magazine
This was for an article about small housing associations sometimes being more friendly and efficient than the larger ones, a lovely little analogy the art director asked to be illustrated in this fun way!
July 2016 - Waitrose Weekend Map Illustrations
23rd June 2016 - Waitrose Weekend Map Illustration
It's always a pleasure working with the guys at Waitrose Weekend magazine. This time they asked me to illustrate a larger map than usual, for a feature on Clare Balding's walk along the Cotswold Way trail, including some of the fun features she discovered along the way. Anyone spot the cheese rolling??!
June 2016 - Crown House Publishing
Crown House Publishing asked me to illustrate the cover of Sue Cowley's informative book "Road School" with a colourful map of Europe and some of its cultural highlights
May 2016 - BBC Wildlife Magazine
What a joy to illustrate badgers, bats and birds for the marvelous BBC Wildlife magazine. I did this double page spread and two smaller illustrations to accompany their feature on High Speed Rail and its potential to benefit wildlife
May 2016 - Love Idioms From Around The World
This was a fantastic project - I was asked to produce a series of illustrations based on love idioms from around the world, all the funny phrases used to sum up how love feels in different countries. A really great creative brief that was used as an advertising campaign for Vashi diamonds. Take a look at the full collection on my folio page!
May 2016 - N for Norweigan Magazine
A lovely commission from N for Norweigan inflight magazine, produced by Ink Publishing, to illustrate the island of Formentera. They wanted lovely acid colours to give a real vibe of the sunny island
March 2016 - Waitrose Weekend Maps
Another couple of little maps in a fairly regular spot for Waitrose Weekend, illustrating Simon Calder's travels
March 2016 - Aer Lingus Inflight magazine, Map of Chicago
March 2016 - National Geographic Traveller
It's always a joy working on these little maps for National Geographic Traveller, this one for a feature on Antigua & Barbuda
8th March 2016 - Cover Illustration for Print Week
Print Week asked me to illustrate this interesting story about direct mail being more effective than email marketing. They also requested the interesting monochrome/colour mix, I think it looks really striking!
February 2016 - Waitrose Weekend
I love doing these regular commissions for Waitrose Weekend magazine, always fun! These two of LA and Cardiff feature some of the famous sights along with the restaurants and hotels recommended by Simon Calder who writes these pieces
February 2016 - Environmental Health
Great to do another feature illustration for Environmental Health. This was a piece on how lots of Environmental Practitioners are now keen to work for Public Health England
January 2016 - Aer Lingus Inflight Magazine
A great map commission in a series of fairly regular pieces for Aer Lingus' magazine.
December 2015 - National Geographic Traveller
Another commission from the lovely people at National Geographic, for a little map of the sunny Caribbean island of Grenada. They wanted to show some of the colourful characters and flora that characterize the island
December 2015 - Dussledorf Map: Aer Lingus Magazine
This was a little map in a fairly regular series produced for Aer Lingus' inflight magazine, Cara. This was for a feature on the vibrant, cosmopolitan German city of Dussledorf
December 2015 - Hand Lettering for Tim Minchin's Graphic Novel "Storm
Three from a series of hand lettering pieces I created to accompany D.C. Turner's illustrations in Tim Minchin's graphic novel. It was published earlier this year but I finally got around colouring some of my work, which originally D.C.Turner had coloured so that they fitted with the rest of the feel of the book. The top illustration, "Throughout History..." is D.C.Turner's colour work
November 2015 - Recent MacFormat Column Illustrations
It's been a while since I posted any of the regular column illustrations I've done for MacFormat magazine. It's a monthly illustration for Gary Marshall's "One More Thing" piece and it's always a fun take on the recent news in the world of Apple and Macs! These are just a few of my favourites from the last few months
November 2015 - Map of Adland London for Campaign Magazine
I was so pleased to be asked to produce this detailed map of 'Adland' London, featuring some of the big names in the London advertising scene. Had loads of fun researching the different headquarter buildings to compile this busy map
November 2015 - Waitrose Weekend "Weekend In'" Maps
Two more in my fairly regular series of little maps for Waitrose Weekend magazine. Take a look at the full collection in my portfolio under "Small and Spot Maps!
October 2015 - Orlando Magazine Burger Invasion Map & Lettering
Orlando magazine asked me to produce an opening illustration, hand lettered headline and map for their special issue featuring burger restaurants in and around Orlando. A blast to do!
October 2015 - Map of Gran Canaria for Aer Lingus
I was asked to do another little map to accompany a piece about Gran Canaria. I wanted to give it a classic 'Spanish' colour scheme and show some of the variety of attractions of the little island
September 2015 - Map of South America for National Geographic Traveller
Another map I produced for the great folks at National Geographic. This was for a special supplement on South America, featuring some of the major attractions of the continent and using a vibrant colour palette inspired by the region
HR Special Report Cover
It was fun getting my teeth into this brief. The Art Editor needed an all-encompassing illustration for a report cover on the general theme of health at work, both mental and physical. I went for an image of people as plants, being nutured and growing as a positive take on this theme
September 2015 - Print Week Cover
For a September issue of Print Week, for a feature on the invoicing and payment systems used by print companies. The Art Director had this great idea of a money-go-round in mind!
August 2015 - Reader's Digest Cover
I was so thrilled to be asked to illustrate a map of the UK Coast for Reader's Digest UK's August magazine. The Art Director wanted an illustration that would work with the layout, specifically the need to allow room for coverlines on the left hand side. We came to this solution with the UK slightly edited to allow a block of colour on the left :)
July/August 2015 - Waitrose Weekend & Aer Lingus Maps
I've had such a busy couple of months with maps for Waitrose Weekend, Aer Lingus, Brussels Airlines and National Geographic Traveller! I must admit I've forgotten what order these all came out in so I'm presenting as a general 'round-up' of recent maps. To see the full selection, take a look at the 'Small and Spot Maps' and 'Large and Feature Maps' projects on my folio page!
June 2015 - Personal Work: First Time Buyers' Guide Lettering
I love the opportunity to do hand-lettering so I had loads of fun producing this mock cover for a guide to buying your first home, featuring some of the jargon associated with house buying
June 2015 - Map of Croatia for National Geographic Traveller