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H.Y.T. Studio is an award-winning illustration and graphic art studio based in the Irish countryside. Established in 2009 by artist and illustrator John Slade as a resource for commercial collaboration. The studio has evolved to work with some of the worlds biggest brands, Institutions and businesses, creating and arranging unique aesthetically focused images that utilise numerous digital and analog processes, all underpinned by the discipline of drawing. John also lectures in the field of illustration at Irelands oldest art institution, the National College of Art and Design. The studios work continues to be published widely, being sold and exhibited all over the world.


D&AD, ICAD, Cannes Lion, Clio. Johns’ work has also been included in the ‘100 Archive’ which ‘charts the past, present and future of Irish design.’

Selected clients:

Vans. Royal Society of Arts. Sony. Delta Airlines. Asos. Sagmiester & Walsh. Target. EMI. Kiehls. Nike. Transport for London. Entertainment Weekly. Heavenly Records. Lush. Samsung, AKQA, Conran Japan. Beach London. Channel 4. Design Craft Council, Camden Brewery, Wired. ICA, Tate Modern. Lazy Oaf. Natural History museum. BBC 6 music.

Selected publications:

For Love and Money - Lawrence king
Hair ‘em, Scare ‘em - Gestalten
Los Logos - Gestalten
Pictoplasma - Gestalten
Progress - Concrete Hermit
So what do you do for a living then? - Fitch London
Design 360°
MAL Journal
Times Style
Don’t Panic
Dazed & Confused
Its Nice That
The Daily Street
Pavement Licker
Bare Bones
If You Could
Special Request

Selected exhibitions:

Stranger Danger. Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch. London May. 2018
Annual Exhibition. Royal Hibernian Archive, Dublin. Aug. 2018
Pass the Hot Sauce. The Social, Fitzrovia, London. Dec. 2016.
The Ballad of British Folklore. Christies, King St. London. Sept. 2016.
Business or Pleasure. Conningsby Gallery. Fitzrovia. London. May 2016.
142-Jahre. Kunst in Hamburg. Affenfaust Gallery, Hamburg, Germany. Apr. 2016.
Pick Me Up! Somerset House. The Strand, London. Mar. 2016.
Later! Beach. Shoreditch, London. Feb. 2016.
Hello?... That’s correct, please wait outside. Kingsgate Gallery, West Hampstead, London. 2014.
The House Worldwide - Satchii gallery, London, 2012.
Fuck Christmas Group show - Hoxton Gallery, 2011.
The Art Below project - Gloucester Rd. Station, London 2011.
Never Judge...? Group Show with penguin books - Stolen Space, London 2010.
Not for sale - Group Show at Conran Japan, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan 2010.
Pick me up. Graphic art fair. Somerset House. London 2010.
We have been expecting you. Group show. Concrete Hermit. London 2010.
Glug. Russian Club Studios. London 2009.
Blisters On My Fingers. Print Club. London. 2009.