Tobias Hall was commissioned by Studio Fury to produce the cover illustration for the exciting new 'HONK', a new 'best-of' compilation by The Rolling Stones released by Polydor with 20 songs. Tobias was also commissioned to produce the cover illustration for the band's Record Store Day release 'She's a Rainbow'. Design and Art Direction by Studio Fury. Much more of Tobias' work can be viewed at www.debutart.com/artist/tobias-hall and on his instagram.
Planet Rescue, "An interactive children's picture book with 'magic' pages to inspire young eco-warriors". The new interactive children's picture book by illustrator Patrick George teaches young children about the importance of respecting and working towards a green planet in a fun and interactive way. The concept of Planet Rescue is that children reading the book can see the positive changes going on in the book through the act of turning the transparent pages to ‘magically transform the action underneath’. From leaving the car at home, to eating less meat. The book is available to back on Kickstarter until the 28th March 2019 here.
Absolut Vodka commissioned collage artist Sarah Hanson to create artwork for their new 'Are You Next?' promotional campaign to find new artists to create poster artwork for the brand. You can see more of Sarah's work here.
Harry Malt was commissioned by the highly creative and very successful Ted Baker London to create illustrations for use in its first ever advertising campaign. Harry’s inimitable approach and illustration style also then led Ted Baker to commission Harry to create a range of 16 playful portraits of key personnel at Ted Baker. Harry’s full portfolio can be reviewed here.
Kung hei fat choy! Tado were asked to work on the CNY characters and decorations for the prestigious APM Mall in Hong Kong’s celebrations for Year of the Pig. With help from MDI Digital to produce the 3D models. To see more of Tado's work, please visit their online portfolio here
Earlier this year, Yann Legendre was commissioned by The Folio Society to create the ornate binding, cover and frontispiece for James Campbell’s 'The Anglo-Saxons’. This beautiful edition of Campbell's seminal text is comprised of 2 volumes – Campbell’s original pictorial text, and an accompanying book of photos. For the bindings, Yann recreated the visage of the iconic Anglo Saxon helmet and a traditional knotted snake design, commonly featured on an Anglo Saxon buckle. He balanced the requirements of producing a historically accurate rendition of these well-known objects with creating bespoke illustrative pieces that feature his stylistic touches and flairs, bringing out lively details and decorative moments. His bold designs leap across the books' surfaces, contrasting with the moss and blood-red of the binding cloth. The result is a fascinating and beautiful package which complements and celebrates the titles’ status. The strength of the book's aesthetics were recognised by the BBD&PA...
'Gaze' was the solo exhibition of Andy Lovell's work bringing together a selection of monoprints and silk screen prints taken from the land and the sea. Andy’s printmaking is represented through galleries across the UK whist, as an illustrator he has worked on a wide range of commercial commissions, across the publishing, editorial, advertising and design sectors. Prints are still available from the Coningsby Gallery store here Clients include ,American Express, ABTA, Natwest bank, Singapore Airlines, Guardian Media Group, Bowmore Whisky, Hoopers, British Gas, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Saturday Times, The Sunday Times, The Times, The Guardian, Conde Naste, Time Inc., You Magazine, The Evening Standard, Time Out Magazine, IPC Media, National Magazines, Random House, Harper Collins, Faber & Faber, Friends of the Earth, Decca, EMI Sinead O’Connor & Shane McGowan - ‘Haunted’ Video Backdrop.
To celebrate Empire's 30th Anniversary Supertotto was commissioned to produce their special subscriber edition cover for the occasion. The images that follow are a small selection of other covers and features created by Debut Art artists for Empire Magazine over recent years. In order: Supertotto, Jacey, Kerry Roper, Neil Edwards, Matt Herring, Chris Malbon, Justin Metz, James Taylor, Peter Strain, James Carey and The Red Dress
Florian Schommer was commissioned by Penguin Press to create artwork for ‘Day of the Oprichnik’ and ‘The Blizzard’, two novels by contemporary Russian writer Vladimir Sorokin, published as Penguin Modern Classics in November 2018. The speculative and often dark nature of both novels was the perfect foil for Florian’s imagination. As objects, the books complement each other beautifully with their contrasting colour palettes and richly rendered imagery.
Acclaimed CGI artist and designer Chris Labrooy was asked to bring his unique vision to the golf media landscape. As world-renowned Callaway Golf launched their newest product, The Rogue Driver, Chris put his own spin on the club by reshaping it into the beloved thumbs-up emoji. Chris’s keen eye for detail was essential to maintaining the integrity of product; consideration of everything from club weight, to product materials, to cosmetic specifications were a still priority despite its new shape. Thumbs-up, Chris! To see more of Chris's work click here.
Corey Brickley was commissioned by The Folio Society to illustrate the binding and 6 internal illustrations for ‘The Folio Book of Horror Stories’, released as part of their Autumn 2018 collection. Corey’s brooding, atmospheric style with its particular noir nuances made him the perfect choice to illustrate the stories collected within this anthology, ranging from classic to contemporary. Corey had to navigate the balance between depicting physical embodiments of supernatural phenomena with the more suggestive elements of horror that are intangible, dwelling in the psyche. The result is this series of beautiful expressive images that transport the reader into terrifying fictional worlds. See more of Corey Brickley’s portfolio on the Debut Art website here: https://www.debutart.com/artist/corey-brickley. You can view full details of the book and purchase it here: https://www.foliosociety.com/uk/the-folio-anthology-of-horror-stories.html
Of 2,500 Timeout covers published since 1968, Matt Herring’s Queen’s Diamond Jubilee cover makes the top 50 in this new exhibition at the London Museum of Brands, along side artists such as Banksy and Tracey Emin. A new book published by Unicorn accompanies the exhibition. ’Peter Blake was originally supposed to design a cover for Queen Elizabeth’s diamond Jubilee,’ explains art editor Anthony Huggins. ‘He did it, but it wasn’t quite right. So we sent his to design to our subscribers and commissioned illustrator Matt Herring to do this alternative, Sex Pistols-inspired version. It was a bit of a dry subject, so - in Time Out style - we wanted to do something that didn’t take itself too seriously!’ Did you know that Time Out is turning 50? It’s true: the first issue, put together by our founder Tony Elliott on his kitchen table, was published in August 1968. And we’re not the types to let a big birthday go uncelebrated. To mark half a century of bringing you the best of London, we’ve...