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Saatchi

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Hegarty

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Otter Box

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The Cursed Child Mural / The Lyric in New York

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Conor Oberst / Greek Theatre

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Boundless / Mind

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The Third Murder / Quad

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Katie Archibald / Cycling Week

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Sicilian Ghost Story

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Swallow / TYPEface

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Rise / TYPEface

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Hide/Find / TYPEface

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Peace of Mind / TYPEface

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Freddie Mercury / The Big Issue

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The Ghosts Hidden Deep In Our DNA / New Scientist

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Halloween 2018

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Bob Marley

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Subscriber Cover / Empire Magazine

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Make America Great Again

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Joe Talbot of the Idles

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McCafe France

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Allen Bard / Royal Society of Chemistry

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The Thing

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Navigate

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Phoebe Bridgers

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Biden / Mother Jones Magazine

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Project Love / Politico

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The Strand at Lough Beg / Unquiet Graves

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The Prisoner / Arrow Video

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Fatigue / Pro Cycling Magazine

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Blade Runner / Empire

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Mirror Mystery / New Scientist

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Tour de France / Procycling Magazine

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The Dead and the Dark / Courtney Gould

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TENET

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BLM

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Siouxsie and the Banshees

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Joker 1989

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Wolf

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MC5

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Vote 2020 / Refinery29

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Disappear Here

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Of Flesh and Blood / The Cinema of Kore Eda Hirokazu / Queens Film Theatre

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Canvas / Dr Martens

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Biological Passport / Pro Cycling

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David Bowie

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Covert Consciousness / New Scientist 2019

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Arya Stark

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Epicurus

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Piece of Work / Napa Valley

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Matt Berninger / National

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The Joker

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The Lighthouse / Empire Magazine

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Shipwrecks / Atavist Magazine

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Damien Jurado Tour Poster

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Havenfall / Sara Holland / Bloomsbury UK

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Terminator 2

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The Love Story That Upended the Texas Prison System / Texas Monthly

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Bill Hader in 'Barry' / New Republic

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Good Place / New Republic

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Susan Sontag Quote / New Philosopher Magazine

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Tarana Burke 2017 #MeToo / Womankind Magazine

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Brexit is Missing it's Napoleon / Politico Europe

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Sports Person of the Year 2018: Maggie Nichols / Star Tribune Sports

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Elias Opera Poster / Theater an der Wien

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King Arthur / Theater an der Wien

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This Time with Alan Partridge

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Revolution Magazine Cyclist Portraits

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Tropical Ravine

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Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia

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Brexit / The NewStatesman

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Arborist Album Cover

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Lesley Jones Empire

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Neill's Hill

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After the Dyreses

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Better Call Saul Opener

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Sunshine Makers

Christmas

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Killing Ruby / Film Poster

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Canadian Opera / Canada Post

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George Best / Passion Pictures

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John T. David Retrospective / Queens Film Theatre

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Rockumentaries / Empire

Spotlight on a Murderer / Arrow Academy

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Video Game Film Adaptations / EMPIRE Magazine

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Game of Thrones Series 7 / Empire Magazine

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Patronus / Pottermore

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Adventure / Pottermore

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Always / Pottermore

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Enemies Of The Heir / Pottermore

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Chris Froome / Pro Cycling

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Macgregor v Mayweather

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Stephen King / Lighthouse Cinema

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Harvey Weinstein / Variety

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Politico Presidential Race

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Hail Coens / Empire Magazine

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Thousand Nights

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Irving Berlin Theatre Show

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John Oliver

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Brandeis Opener

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Ellis

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Mural

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Poetry Pie

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Cretu - Politico

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Politico / President

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Speed of Life

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Michael Stipe 1

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David Lynch

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X-Men / Angel Of Death

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Monty Python Holy Grail

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BBC Focus

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SPOT Liberty

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Sergio Marchionne

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Trainspotting

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Jambon Politico

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Darkwater Arrow

Admit One Exhibition Window

Admit One Exhibition Window

Ferguson One Year Later Washington Post

Ferguson One Year Later Washington Post

MLS Football Capital Magazine December Cover

MLS Football Capital Magazine December Cover

Pantani Cyclist Magazine

Pantani Cyclist Magazine

True Detective VS breaking Bad Washington Post

True Detective VS breaking Bad Washington Post

Macbeth - Delve Weekly

Macbeth / Delve Weekly

Where Have You Been All My Life? / Villagers

Where Have You Been All My Life? / Villagers

Maria

Maria

The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst / The New Yorker

The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst / The New Yorker

Judd Apatow / Paddle Against the Flow

Judd Apatow / Paddle Against the Flow

Robert Rodriguez / Paddle Against the Flow

Robert Rodriguez / Paddle Against the Flow

Uprooted Kids / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids 2 / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids 2 / HUCK Magazine

George RR Martin / Empire Magazine

George RR Martin / Empire Magazine

Jaws / Empire Magazine

Jaws / Empire Magazine

Election / TimeOut

Election / TimeOut

Dave Eggers / The Telegraph

Dave Eggers / The Telegraph

The Light That Gets Lost

The Light That Gets Lost

A Kind Of Magic / The Guide

A Kind Of Magic / The Guide

Frank Sinatra at 100 / The Washington Post

Frank Sinatra at 100 / The Washington Post

Austin to Boston

Austin to Boston

Political Psychology / National Journal

Political Psychology / National Journal

Silence of the Lambs / Film4

Silence of the Lambs / Film4

The All Blacks / Sport Magazine

The All Blacks / Sport Magazine

James Bond - Empire Magazine

James Bond - Empire Magazine

Linekar

Linekar

Pele

Pele

World Cup

World Cup

Thomas Muller / Adidas

Thomas Muller / Adidas

Fargo / Spoke Art

Fargo / Spoke Art

Esquire

Esquire

James Rodriquez / Adidas

James Rodriquez / Adidas

Engineered in Germany / Adidas

Engineered in Germany / Adidas

Brazil / BFI

Brazil / BFI

Pink Rabbits / Blisters 2014

Pink Rabbits / Blisters 2014

David Cronenberg / Esquire UK

David Cronenberg / Esquire UK

RG 3.0

RG 3.0

Make A Rash Decision

Make A Rash Decision

Pure & Crafted Festival Pitch

Pure & Crafted Festival Pitch

Birdman / The New Yorker

Birdman / The New Yorker

A Nightmare on Elm Street / QFT

A Nightmare on Elm Street / QFT

Pubs We Love Cover / Time Out Magazine

Pubs We Love Cover / Time Out Magazine

Interstellar / TimeOut London

Interstellar / TimeOut London

Chris Nolan Retrospect / TimeOut London

Chris Nolan Retrospect / TimeOut London

It's A Wonderful Life / QFT

It's A Wonderful Life / QFT

Handmade Christmas Cards

Handmade Christmas Cards

The Life Aquatic

The Life Aquatic

Whenever

Whenever

Orson Welles

Orson Welles

In The Mood For Love

In The Mood For Love

Jarvis Cocker's Music School

Jarvis Cocker's Music School

Villains Guardian Guide Cover

Villains Guardian Guide Cover

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Breaking Bad Walter White

Breaking Bad Walter White

Time To Pretend

Time To Pretend

Asghar Farhadi / Movie Maker Magazine

Asghar Farhadi / Movie Maker Magazine

The Room

The Room

The Grand Budapest Hotel / QFT

The Grand Budapest Hotel / QFT

Terry Gilliam / Empire Magazine

Terry Gilliam / Empire Magazine

Mad Men / Esquire

Mad Men / Esquire

Everyday Robots / Mojo

Everyday Robots / Mojo

Calvary

Calvary

The Double

The Double

The Washington Post "24 - Jack Bauer is Back"

The Washington Post "24 - Jack Bauer is Back"

Arctic Monkeys / TimeOut

Arctic Monkeys / TimeOut

Stuck In The Dark Ages

Stuck In The Dark Ages

Bear Grylls Academy / Highlife Magazine

Bear Grylls Academy / Highlife Magazine

Bio Hazard / The Guide

Bio Hazard / The Guide

Independent Schools / The Daily Telegraph

Independent Schools / The Daily Telegraph

The Guide Sam Raini

The Guide Sam Raini

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Peter Strain's Cursive Typography

Peter Strain's Cursive Typography

Sport Cover - Ronnie

Sport Cover - Ronnie

Desmond / Bad Robot Experience Show

Desmond / Bad Robot Experience Show

We Could Be Anything / Popshot Magazine

We Could Be Anything / Popshot Magazine

Werewolves, Vampires and The I.R.A

Werewolves, Vampires and The I.R.A

Sir Alex Ferguson / Sport Magazine

Sir Alex Ferguson / Sport Magazine

Time Out Mumford Type

Time Out Mumford Type

Johnny Depp / The Big Issue

Johnny Depp / The Big Issue

Back To The Future QFT

Back To The Future QFT

Loss

Loss

The Jealous Man / Esquire Magazine

The Jealous Man / Esquire Magazine

Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe 2

A to Z of the Premier League / Sport Magazine

A to Z of the Premier League / Sport Magazine

Audition

Audition

Big Bad Wolves

Big Bad Wolves

Carrie

Carrie

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

The Dark Knight Trilogy

The Dark Knight Trilogy

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Game of Thrones and Type

Game of Thrones and Type

One Hundred and Fifty Years

One Hundred and Fifty Years

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

the Big Lebowski Charity Poster

the Big Lebowski Charity Poster

Making Mistakes To Create Straight Lines

Making Mistakes To Create Straight Lines

The Films of David Lynch

The Films of David Lynch

Prometheus Poster

Prometheus Poster

After Watching Madonna

After Watching Madonna

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Lost Boys Poster

Lost Boys Poster

Memento

Memento

Moonrise Kingdom Poster

Moonrise Kingdom Poster

The Godfather Jameson's Poster

The Godfather Jameson's Poster

David Lynch The Directors Chair

David Lynch The Directors Chair

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich

The Films of Kevin Spacey

The Films of Kevin Spacey

Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open

Seth Blatter

Seth Blatter

Trying to Poke a Hole In the World

Trying to Poke a Hole In the World

It's Our Time

It's Our Time

Work! Damn It

Work! Damn It

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Experimental film and Video

Experimental film and Video

Fire With Gasoline

Fire With Gasoline

The News Of The World

The News Of The World

image Is Everything

image Is Everything

Here's Jonny

Here's Jonny

Rocky Jameson's Poster

Rocky Jameson's Poster

Birth / Popshots Magazine

Birth / Popshots Magazine

Green Screen / QFT

Green Screen / QFT

The John Wayne / Little Green Cars

The John Wayne / Little Green Cars

Double Dutch / Empire Magazine

Double Dutch / Empire Magazine

Predator / Empire Magazine

Predator / Empire Magazine

Michael Myers / Halloween Poster

Michael Myers / Halloween Poster

Review Of The Year / Empire Magazine

Review Of The Year / Empire Magazine

Love Bites Spiderman / Empire Magazine

Love Bites Spiderman / Empire Magazine

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

Gran Torino

Gran Torino

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

This Is For Everyone

This Is For Everyone

Mogwai Christmas Card / QFT

Mogwai Christmas Card / QFT

Fiddler On The Roof

Fiddler On The Roof

Magnolia

Magnolia

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation

Rushmore

Rushmore

The Shinning

The Shinning

Admit One Window

Admit One Window

What The Hell Is Water

What The Hell Is Water

Aldo van Eyck / Architectural Review

Aldo van Eyck / Architectural Review

The Innovation Issue / HR Magazine

The Innovation Issue / HR Magazine

Biography

Peter Strain is an AOI and Communication Arts Award winning Illustrator/ Animator working and living in Belfast.

His work is inspired by film and music as well as social, political and cultural issues. He tackles these subjects with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour.

Clients Include: FILM4, The New Yorker, Harry Potter, Empire, The Guardian, Island Records, ADIDAS, TIME magazine, Sonia Friedman Productions, BBC, Esquire, Queens Film Theatre, POLITICO, Random House, Time Out, The Washington Post, Penguin, The Big Issue, Jameson, High Life Magazine, Unilever, MOJO, Fox Sports, The Ulster Hall, University of Ulster and Sony.
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