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Andrew Archer / Audi

Andrew Archer was asked to create series of illustrations for Audi's Instagram account to promote their new RS7 model. To see more of Andrew's work click here.

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Istvan Szugyiczky / Variety Magazine

Istvan Szugyiczky was asked by Variety to tightly drape the well-known FOX logo in a silky cloth. The covering that obscures the ubiquitous logo just enough to still be recognizable alludes to the mystery surrounding the future of the corporation. To see more of Istvan's work click here.

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Tobias Hall / Cadillac.

Tobias Hal was recently asked by Stroke Art Fair in Munich to create a 8x4 metre mural for its main sponsor, Cadillac. The brief was pretty open, so Tobias set about focusing on words and phrases associated with the car (a Cadillac XT5) and the brand as a whole, then employed varying lettering styles combined with illustration to bring the piece to life. To see more of Tobia's work click here.

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Yehrin Tong / Virago's 40th Year

One year ago, one of our talented illustrators - V&A award winner Yehrin Tong - was approached by Virago - a British publisher committed to championing women's voices - to work with them on a series of 13 book titles by influential women writers throughout history. This was no small commission! Over the thirteen titles, Yehrin worked closely with art director Hannah Wood to create intricate and contemporary patterns, with a focus on a diamond structure and working with negative space. The result is a breathtaking body of work that serves in celebrating the work of some of the key female voices in literature. The books all feature the classic green spines which were a staple on all VMC titles, and along with heavier stock and foil detailing, these series of thirteen titles are released to celebrate 40 years of Virago championing the important - often overlooked - work of women writers. As Editorial Director of the Virago Modern Classics, Donna Coonan says, 'If women’s stories aren’t...

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Sam Falconer: 'Deep Time' / Exhibition at The Coningsby Gallery

Sam Falconer | 'Deep Time' | 9 April - 20 April 2018 | The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London, W1T 4RJ This April, Début Art and The Coningsby Gallery will be proud to show ‘Deep Time’, an exhibition of works from illustrator Sam Falconer. Sam will be presenting a series of new works inspired by key moments in the history of the universe, life and human development. Each piece will be presented in the context of its place on the cosmic timeline in the hope of giving some sense of where, and when, we find ourselves in 2018. Alongside these new pieces, Sam will also be exhibiting highlights from his first 7 years working as an illustrator. This includes work for National Geographic, Scientific American, The Guardian, The Independent and New Scientist magazine, as well as highlights from his largest publishing project to date, “Flora: The Graphic Book of the Garden” with Guy Barter, published by Aurum Press. Press: Digital Arts speaks with Sam Falconer about how he transforms...

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Tobias Hall / Warburtons

We're delighted to share the outcome of Tobias Hall's collaboration with WCRS for the latest Warburtons nationwide campaign, a mammoth project that called on Tobias to create an aesthetic identity for their nationwide print and digital campaign. Warburtons has become well known for its blockbuster approach to advertising, and they made no exception for their latest offering. British-born comedian Peter Kay was called upon to be the heart, face and indeed body of the Regency-era epic drama, a bread-themed parody of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'. In creating the still assets to accompany the television spot, Tobias maintained the 19th Century look and feel of the advert. He sought inspiration from hand-painted adverts of the period, bringing them up to date with a modern and lighthearted twist in keeping with the humour of the campaign and with Warburtons' instantly recognisable branding. Tobias' particular ability to create rich, intricate designs that are both refined and dynamic...

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James Taylor / Saint George’s Society of New York

This month sees the re-launch of the Saint George’s Society of New York , an association founded in 1770 to help Brits in New York who have fallen on hard times. The rebranding was spearheaded by Landor Associates. To mark this James Taylor was asked to create as series of images. To see more of James's work click here.

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Alan Berry Rhys Solo Exhibition / 'Carnada Viva'

Later this Summer, The Coningsby Gallery will be delighted to welcome Début Art-represented artist Alan Berry Rhys to present ‘Carnada Viva’, an exhibition of original paintings and screenprints inspired by the culture and lifestyle surrounding the Paraná River in Argentina. The exhibition will run from the 29th August until 9th September 2017. As Alan explains, “In Spanish, Carnada Viva means ‘live bait’. Ever since I was a boy I have been drawn to fishing, and to this day remain fascinated by the variety of the sport. Equally, I love the paraphernalia associated with it; the bait shops and their billboards. My friends and I most often fish along the huge river that runs all the way through the east of Argentina from the north to the south: The Paraná River. I’m completely amazed by this body of water. It flows through a dense subtropical forest and on its shores are colonial towns, sites of cultural heritage and the locale for some of the more significant moments of Argentine history....

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Matt Herring / Our Girls Of Perpetual Succour

Matt Herring produced a series of stained glass style theatrical poster illustrations for the new production of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour. The comedy, set over the course of a single day, follows a choir of catholic school girls on a trip to Edinburgh for a competition. The play, which won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy during its run at the National Theatre, opened in the heart of London West End's at The Duke of York's Theatre, with Matt’s Gilbert & George inspired artwork providing a shining beacon of subversive wit. To see more of Matt's work click here

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BloodBros Winner of the Barbican Sci-Fi Print Competition!

We are very proud to announce that BloodBros, AKA Emile Holmewood, has won the Barbican and Wrap Magazine’s print competition with his poster, ‘Art Forms of Fiction’! The competition was announced in the lead up to the Barbican’s major upcoming exhibiton, ‘Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction,’ opening in June. The exhibition is an exploration of one of popular culture’s most celebrated genres, which spans film, music, literature and contemporary art, and will 'present a new, global perspective on Science Fiction’. Emile says, ‘I've taken inspiration from Ernst Haeckel's 'Art Forms of Nature', creating a specimen sheet of sci-fi related themes: i: 'Host' ii: 'Rock' iii: 'Flora' iv: 'Intelligence' v: 'Mother' vi: 'Bubblegum' vii: 'Slime' viii: 'mutation' ix: 'A.I.' x: 'Sea life' xi: 'light/reflection' xii: 'Alien life' xiii: 'sound'. In several cases the specimens draw influence from specific movies/books.’ The competition was judged by Into the Unknown curator, Patrick...

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Yann Legendre / Star Wars 40th Anniversary

Lucasfilm asked Yann Legendre to illustrate 24 stickers to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the movie ‘A New Hope’. In honour of this milestone anniversary of A New Hope, Star Wars Stickers: 40th Anniversary is now available in the App Store for iMessage. The pack comes complete with 24 stickers, featuring characters and classic lines from the film. You can send stickers in chat, place them anywhere on your iMessages, customise photos with them, layer stickers on top of each other, and scale and rotate them. View Yann's full portfolio of illustration and bio - here

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Sam Falconer / Flora: The Graphic Book of the Garden

We’re delighted to be able to reveal an early look at ‘Flora: The Graphic Book of the Garden’, a wonderfully illustrated title that is the result of a yearlong collaboration between Sam Falconer and Melissa Smith at Aurum Press that’s set to be officially launched later this year. ‘Flora’ is one of the latest in a series of luxury non-fiction titles published by Aurum, each providing a broad yet carefully considered insight into a select topic with every page boasting beautifully visualised graphics. Sam was the natural choice for ‘Flora’, with his portfolio of lush, information-rich illustrations and his particular bent for natural science. His artwork strikes the right balance between modern and traditional, conveying the intricate handling typical of botanical subject matter but presented with a contemporary outlook. Illustrating all of the one hundred odd spreads was no mean feat, and Sam found the experience to be a productive learning curve: ‘Over the past few years I have been...

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