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corporate

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design

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editorial

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publishing

adult fiction book covers book jackets childrens books educational marvel - dc non fiction publishing

subject

action animals bicycle birds boats body books buildings cars celebration celebrity children christmas computers crime death dinosaurs dreams eyes faces family fantasy fashion film fish food & drink football hair halloween hands history horror landscape men mountains mouths music nautical numbers people political portrait relationships religion romance science seascape seasonal sex skeleton smoke space sport technology telecommunications time transport travel trees water weather women

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David Lynch

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Michael Stipe

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Arborist Album Cover

A to Z of the Premier League / Sport Magazine

A to Z of the Premier League / Sport Magazine

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Lesley Jones Empire

Dark Stream / Arborist

Macbeth - Delve Weekly

Macbeth / Delve Weekly

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Revolution Magazine Cyclist Portraits

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Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia

Jaws / Empire Magazine

Jaws / Empire Magazine

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Neill's Hill

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Politico / President

Orson Welles

Orson Welles

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Brexit / The NewStatesman

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Darkwater Arrow

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Monty Python Holy Grail

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Tropical Ravine

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Trainspotting

True Detective VS breaking Bad Washington Post

True Detective VS breaking Bad Washington Post

David Hockney Exhibition / The Mac Belfast

Austin to Boston

Austin to Boston

Rushmore

Rushmore

Game of Thrones and Type

Game of Thrones and Type

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Hail Coens / Empire Magazine

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Irving Berlin Theatre Show

Ferguson One Year Later Washington Post

Ferguson One Year Later Washington Post

James Bond - Empire Magazine

James Bond - Empire Magazine

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Speed of Life

Political Psychology / National Journal

Political Psychology / National Journal

Good Vibrations BBC2 Promo

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Thousand Nights

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John Oliver

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Brandeis Opener

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Cretu - Politico

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Jambon Politico

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Ellis

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Mural

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Poetry Pie

Pubs We Love Cover / Time Out Magazine

Pubs We Love Cover / Time Out Magazine

George RR Martin / Empire Magazine

George RR Martin / Empire Magazine

BWIN Bayern Muchen

World Cup

World Cup

Bear Grylls Academy / Highlife Magazine

Bear Grylls Academy / Highlife Magazine

Johnny Depp / The Big Issue

Johnny Depp / The Big Issue

Sir Alex Ferguson / Sport Magazine

Sir Alex Ferguson / Sport Magazine

The Life Aquatic

The Life Aquatic

Frank Sinatra at 100 / The Washington Post

Frank Sinatra at 100 / The Washington Post

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Fargo / Spoke Art

Fargo / Spoke Art

Jarvis Cocker's Music School

Jarvis Cocker's Music School

In The Mood For Love

In The Mood For Love

Time lapse of ADMIT ONE window At The Coningsby Gallery - Movie Quotes

Politico Presidential Race

Politico Presidential Race

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Sergio Marchionne

The Jealous Man / Esquire Magazine

The Jealous Man / Esquire Magazine

BWIN Juventus

Fox Sports The King of Sports Talk

Fifa's Woman's World Cup 2015

The John Wayne / Little Green Cars (Artwork Version)

The Perfect Match

FC Bayern Munchen / bwin

The All Blacks / Sport Magazine

The All Blacks / Sport Magazine

Esquire

Esquire

Maria

Maria

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SPOT Liberty

Where Have You Been All My Life? / Villagers

Where Have You Been All My Life? / Villagers

Thomas Muller / Adidas

Thomas Muller / Adidas

Birdman / The New Yorker

Birdman / The New Yorker

The Grand Budapest Hotel / QFT

The Grand Budapest Hotel / QFT

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BBC Focus

Handmade Christmas Cards

Handmade Christmas Cards

Brazil / BFI

Brazil / BFI

The Light That Gets Lost

The Light That Gets Lost

Arctic Monkeys / TimeOut

Arctic Monkeys / TimeOut

Terry Gilliam / Empire Magazine

Terry Gilliam / Empire Magazine

Dave Eggers / The Telegraph

Dave Eggers / The Telegraph

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X-Men / Angel Of Death

Pure & Crafted Festival Pitch

Pure & Crafted Festival Pitch

Time To Pretend

Time To Pretend

The Guide Sam Raini

The Guide Sam Raini

Whenever

Whenever

Desmond / Bad Robot Experience Show

Desmond / Bad Robot Experience Show

Silence of the Lambs / Film4

Silence of the Lambs / Film4

A Kind Of Magic / The Guide

A Kind Of Magic / The Guide

The Washington Post "24 - Jack Bauer is Back"

The Washington Post "24 - Jack Bauer is Back"

David Cronenberg / Esquire UK

David Cronenberg / Esquire UK

Sport Cover - Ronnie

Sport Cover - Ronnie

Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe

Admit One Exhibition Window

Admit One Exhibition Window

Chris Nolan Retrospect / TimeOut London

Chris Nolan Retrospect / TimeOut London

Interstellar / TimeOut London

Interstellar / TimeOut London

Engineered in Germany / Adidas

Engineered in Germany / Adidas

It's A Wonderful Life / QFT

It's A Wonderful Life / QFT

RG 3.0

RG 3.0

We Could Be Anything / Popshot Magazine

We Could Be Anything / Popshot Magazine

Judd Apatow / Paddle Against the Flow

Judd Apatow / Paddle Against the Flow

Independent Schools / The Daily Telegraph

Independent Schools / The Daily Telegraph

Uprooted Kids / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids / HUCK Magazine

Asghar Farhadi / Movie Maker Magazine

Asghar Farhadi / Movie Maker Magazine

Big Bad Wolves

Big Bad Wolves

The Films of Kevin Spacey

The Films of Kevin Spacey

Pele

Pele

Mad Men / Esquire

Mad Men / Esquire

the Big Lebowski Charity Poster

the Big Lebowski Charity Poster

Make A Rash Decision

Make A Rash Decision

Bio Hazard / The Guide

Bio Hazard / The Guide

The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst / The New Yorker

The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst / The New Yorker

Pink Rabbits / Blisters 2014

Pink Rabbits / Blisters 2014

The Innovation Issue / HR Magazine

The Innovation Issue / HR Magazine

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

Villains Guardian Guide Cover

Villains Guardian Guide Cover

MLS Football Capital Magazine December Cover

MLS Football Capital Magazine December Cover

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Election / TimeOut

Election / TimeOut

Audition

Audition

Everyday Robots / Mojo

Everyday Robots / Mojo

Pantani Cyclist Magazine

Pantani Cyclist Magazine

James Rodriquez / Adidas

James Rodriquez / Adidas

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

A Nightmare on Elm Street / QFT

A Nightmare on Elm Street / QFT

This Is For Everyone

This Is For Everyone

It's Our Time

It's Our Time

Predator / Empire Magazine

Predator / Empire Magazine

Peter Strain's Cursive Typography

Peter Strain's Cursive Typography

Uprooted Kids 2 / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids 2 / HUCK Magazine

Linekar

Linekar

Moonrise Kingdom Poster

Moonrise Kingdom Poster

Calvary

Calvary

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Double Dutch / Empire Magazine

Double Dutch / Empire Magazine

Aldo van Eyck / Architectural Review

Aldo van Eyck / Architectural Review

Review Of The Year / Empire Magazine

Review Of The Year / Empire Magazine

One Hundred and Fifty Years

One Hundred and Fifty Years

Seth Blatter

Seth Blatter

The Room

The Room

Admit One Window

Admit One Window

Loss

Loss

Michael Myers / Halloween Poster

Michael Myers / Halloween Poster

Time Out Mumford Type

Time Out Mumford Type

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Double

The Double

Werewolves, Vampires and The I.R.A

Werewolves, Vampires and The I.R.A

Breaking Bad Walter White

Breaking Bad Walter White

Green Screen / QFT

Green Screen / QFT

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

Gran Torino

Gran Torino

Robert Rodriguez / Paddle Against the Flow

Robert Rodriguez / Paddle Against the Flow

Here's Jonny

Here's Jonny

Carrie

Carrie

What The Hell Is Water

What The Hell Is Water

Stuck In The Dark Ages

Stuck In The Dark Ages

The John Wayne / Little Green Cars

The John Wayne / Little Green Cars

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich

Making Mistakes To Create Straight Lines

Making Mistakes To Create Straight Lines

Mogwai Christmas Card / QFT

Mogwai Christmas Card / QFT

Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation

Back To The Future QFT

Back To The Future QFT

Love Bites Spiderman / Empire Magazine

Love Bites Spiderman / Empire Magazine

Rocky Jameson's Poster

Rocky Jameson's Poster

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Memento

Memento

The Godfather Jameson's Poster

The Godfather Jameson's Poster

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

David Lynch The Directors Chair

David Lynch The Directors Chair

The Shinning

The Shinning

The News Of The World

The News Of The World

Fiddler On The Roof

Fiddler On The Roof

Fire With Gasoline

Fire With Gasoline

Birth / Popshots Magazine

Birth / Popshots Magazine

Lost Boys Poster

Lost Boys Poster

Magnolia

Magnolia

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

image Is Everything

image Is Everything

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open

Prometheus Poster

Prometheus Poster

Trying to Poke a Hole In the World

Trying to Poke a Hole In the World

Demon Leave this Child

Demon Leave this Child

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

Piano Trio

Piano Trio

Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Experimental film and Video

Experimental film and Video

Work! Damn It

Work! Damn It

Off to the New Apple Store

Off to the New Apple Store

After Watching Madonna

After Watching Madonna

The Dark Knight Trilogy

The Dark Knight Trilogy

28 Days Later

28 Days Later

Cameron and Clegg

Cameron and Clegg

The Films of David Lynch

The Films of David Lynch

Biography

Peter Strain is an AOI (Association of Illustrators) Critics' Choice Award-winning illustrator based in Belfast.He specialises in creating carefully composed, hand-rendered typography, animation and illustration. Peter always tries to experiment with texture, mark-making and various digital techniques to keep his work evolving.

Peter works on a wide range of commercial commissions and projects in the publishing, corporate, editorial and advertising sectors

His work is hugely influenced by film and music and aims to tackle social, political and cultural issues with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour.
Clients include: FILM4, Empire, The Guardian, Penguin, The New Yorker, Island Records, Domino, TIME magazine, BBC, FOX Sports, Queens Film Theatre, Frightfest ,Time Out, Sony, Esquire, The Big Issue, Jameson, BWIN, High Life Magazine, Unilever, The Ulster Hall, HUCK, University of Ulster The Washington Post and Adidas.

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