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  • Joe Todd-Stanton

    Joe Todd-Stanton grew up in Brighton and studied at Bristol University, receiving a first class degree in Illustration. Joe has been commissioned to work for clients such as Oxford University Press, Usborne Publishing and Aquila magazine. To find out a little more about his work, we asked Joe the following questions: What inspires your work? […]

  • Katie Harnett

    Katie Harnett grew up in Sheffield, and graduated from an Illustration BA at the University of the West of England followed by an MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art in 2015. She received the Bologna Children’s Book Fair ARS IN FABULA Grant Award in 2015, and her work was selected to […]

  • Dieter Braun

    Dieter Braun is a freelance illustrator and children’s book author from Hamburg, Germany. He studied Communication Design at the Folkwangschule in Essen. Clients include International publications like Time Magazine, The New York Times, stern, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Elle and Glamour. To find out a little more about his work, we asked Dieter the following questions: What […]

  • Francesca Sanna

    Francesca Sanna grew up on the Italian island of Sardinia. She first moved to Germany and then on to Switzerland to study illustration. In Summer 2014, Francesca attended the Summer Residency in Illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York. She completed a Masters of Art in Illustration at the Academy of Art and […]

  • Owen Davey

    Owen Davey is the illustrator of best-sellers Mad About Monkeys and Smart About Sharks. Since graduating from Falmouth University he has been a freelance illustrator, working with clients such as Lego, Walker Books, Microsoft and the New York Times. To find out a little more about his work, we asked Owen the following questions: What inspires your […]

  • Emmanuelle Walker

    Emmanuelle is a London based Animation director and illustrator from Montreal, Quebec, who has worked with animation studios across the world. As well as contributing to Nobrow magazine (Nobrow 8: Hysteria), she is the illustrator of Beautiful Birds and Dogs in Cars. What inspires your work? Vivian Maier for her compositions and lighting, Gregg Araki […]

  • Briony May Smith

    Briony studied Illustration at Falmouth University, and was highly commended for the Macmillan Children’s Book Prize in both 2013 and 2014. She takes her inspiration from the fairytales and folklore of UK and Ireland, where she spent much of her childhood. Briony is the illustrator of Imelda & the Goblin King. To find out a […]

  • Aurélie Guillerey

    Aurélie Guillerey grew up in France, sharing her time between school and a conservatoire where she learnt to play the piano, She went on to study Illustration at the renowned l’École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Strasbourg, graduating in 1999. She now lives in Rennes, France. Her illustrations have been used in many magazines over […]

  • David J Plant

    David J Plant was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Cyprus. He moved to the UK to study Illustration at Falmouth University and now lives in Bristol. His witty, playful style has been picked up by Cbeebies who commissioned him to illustrate on-screen picture books for ‘Driver Dan’s Story Train’. Hungry Roscoe for […]

  • Jennifer C Hsyu

    Jennifer C Hysu was born in Taipei, Taiwan and raised in Los Angeles with a love of reading and writing for as long as she can remember. She graduated first from UCLA with a degree in Communications and went on to work in the animation, VFX and video games industries. After attending the Clarion Science […]

  • Joe Lillington

    Joe Lillington was born in London and has just returned, following his BA in illustration at Falmouth University. His work has been shown at his Falmouth University degree show, Light Grey Art Lab shows and Just Us collective show in Summer 2014. He was commissioned to design the cover of Stew Magazine and illustrated a […]

  • Kenard Pak

    Kenard Pak grew up in Maryland, USA and studied at Syracuse University and California Institute of the Art. He now lives and works in San Francisco in the feature animation business. He has worked on many films as a Visual Development Artist for Dreamworks Animation and Walt Disney Animation on films including Peabody and Sherman […]

  • Marion Billet

    Marion Billet was born in Lyon, France, where she grew up and studied, doing Children’s Book Illustration at the Emile Cohl School. She now lives in Paris. Her bold and whimsical style, featuring lots of animals and bright colours have proved popular around the world and Marion has had over 120 children’s books published in […]

  • Jim Stoten

    Jim Stoten is an illustrator based in London, UK. Over the last several years Jim’s unique style and fun illustrations have been commissioned for an impressive list of clients including MTV, Habitat, Levi’s, Urban Outfitters and The Guardian. He frequently exhibits his work in galleries around the globe, and today we’re lucky enough to catch up with Jim and ask […]

  • Simona Ciraolo

    Simona Ciraolo is a Sardinian born author and illustrator who studied animation at the National Film School in Turin, Italy, before moving to the UK where she undertook an MA in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. She has worked as a freelance 2D animator for children’s TV shows and illustrated five […]

  • Rilla Alexander

    Rilla Alexander is an Australian illustrator and designer, a former Berliner, and Portland, Oregon’s, newest resident. Her cast of characters dance across Museo del Prado’s ceramics and stationery, populate Swiss Credit Cards and sleep on the walls of a Copenhagen hotel. Rilla has spoken at design conferences from Tijuana to Tokyo and exhibited around the world […]

  • Magali Bardos

    Magali Bardos is a French author and illustrator. Bardos obtained a diploma from L’Ecole Supérieure Saint-Luc-Bruxelles after which she shared her time between theatre and illustration, both of which she is passionate about. She worked as an assistant stage designer, made puppets and drew for children’s books before working with publishers, magazines and illustration workshops. She has […]

  • William Grill

    First time author and recent graduate from the University of Falmouth, William Grill is a fresh-faced new talent. With a slew of prizes and exhibitions under his belt, Grill’s vibrant colours and cheerful illustration truly bring his work alive. On the official release of his new book Shackleton’s Journey,  we caught up with Will to […]

  • Jérémie Fischer

    Jérémie Fischer is an illustrator and a professional screen-printing technician. He developed his love for screen-printing through his studies at l’École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg. He is a great advocate of traditional printing methods, celebrating the beauty and craft of hand-made books through his own projects with print. He published his first three […]

  • Katja Spitzer

    Katja Spitzer was born in a small town in Sachsen-Anhalt. She studied a lot: First she studied art history and historical studies. After graduating she went on to study illustration  at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig under the guidance of Volker Pfüller and Thomas Matthaeus Müller. One semester was completed at the HGK […]

  • David Lucas

    David Lucas describes his drawing as ‘knitting with ink’ and his stories are a mix of myth, fairytale and autobiography. Previously published by Candlewick Press and Andersen Press his books include Halibut Jackson, The Robot and the Bluebird and The Lying Carpet, a richly illustrated fable for older readers. A Letter for Bear is his first book with Flying Eye. What inspires […]

  • Tom Clohosy Cole

    Tom Clohosy Cole is a Brighton bred, London based freelance illustrator, designer and animator. As well as publishing Space Race under Nobrow Press’ Leporello Series, he has been commissioned to work for many major organisations including the Financial Times, The Radio Times and the Wellcome Trust. He is currently working as the background designer on a […]

  • Nick Crumpton

    Nick is a biologist and comic book reader. He wrote a PhD about moles and other small mammals, worked at the BBC Natural History Unit, then the Natural History Museum in London, and now spends his time thinking about lizards. Although he’s a big fan of mammals (he has an inordinate fondness for tenrecs) he […]

  • Marguerite Abouet

    Marguerite Abouet was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in 1971. At the age of 12, her parents sent her to live with her uncle in Paris in order to pursue her education. Following the tremendous success of her comics Aya de Yopougon, Marguerite Abouet is now dedicating all of her time to her writing. Marguerite […]

  • The Flying Eye Scribes

    The mysterious Flying Eye Scribes were forged amidst the grandiose halls and glorious spires of Oxbridge universities. Eking out ascetic existences, jettisoning any semblance of social lives, they tirelessly comb the ancient annals of the Bodleian in search of the most mesmerising, magnificent, mind-expanding morsels of scientific and historical knowledge. They also occasionally use an otherworldly, almost magical […]

  • Jesse Hodgson

    Talented, young illustrator Jesse Hodgson is a recent graduate from UWE. Her work for Pongo received the “Highly Commended” award in the 2012 Macmillan Children’s Book Awards.  Jesse has recently taken up the accordion. We asked Jesse a few questions about her working processes and where she finds inspiration. What informs and influences your work? […]

  • Isaac Lenkiewicz

    Isaac Lenkiewicz is an illustrator and comic artist currently living in the South West of England. He spends most of his time drawing things. A lot of giants, moon men and creatures that lived hundreds of millions of years ago pop up in his work. He self publishes a lot of his own comics and […]

  • Emily Hughes

    Emily Hughes was born in Hawaii, USA but lives and works in the United Kingdom. Her work has been exhibited across the capital and her book Nana Shaped Like a Banana came second in the 2012 Macmillan Prize for Childrens’ Picture Books. We were so thrilled to publish Emily’s first book, Wild that we’ve teamed up with […]

  • Julia Wauters

    Julia Wauters started studying textile printing and screen-printing in France, before shifting to study illustration at l’Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Strasbourg. There she met the members of the collective Troglodyte, as well as Glen Chapron with whom she launched the illustration magazine Ecarquillettes. Julia numbers L’Occitane among her clients and has contributed a cover […]

  • Gabriella Giandelli

    Gabriella Giandelli was born in Milan in 1963 and published her first comic at 21 years old. She is a graduate of the Film School of Milan. Her children’s comic serial “Milo” has been adapted by French and Italian television. Her graphic novel “Interiorae” received widespread acclaim in Europe and has recently been published in […]

  • Atak

    Hans-Georg Barber, who uses the pseudonym Atak, studied visual communication at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin. In 1989 he co-founded the avantgarde comics group and magazine Renate, and in 1992 his first graphic novel, Atak – The Flowers of Romance, was published. Besides illustration, he has ventured into animation. Along with his brother, he created the music […]

  • Mathieu Sapin

    Mathieu Sapin was born in Dijon, France, in 1974. He studied in l’Ecole supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg before becoming a renowned illustrator for children’s magazines and publishers in France. He’s also the author of a comic for adults called Supermurgeman. His latest work is called Campagne Présidentielle and follows the presidential campaign of French […]

  • Luke Pearson

    Luke Pearson, author of widely celebrated Hildafolk series, has fast become one of the leading talents of the UK comics scene, garnering rave reviews from the prestigious Times Literary Supplement and The Forbidden Planet International Blog amongst others. He was the winner of Young People’s Comic category at the British Comic Award in 2012 and […]

  • Ben Newman

    Ben Newman has developed a distinct aesthetic over the years; a contemporary fusion of bold shapes, bright colours and playful characters which has been described as ‘bauhaus fuzzy felt.’ He has produced work for a large range of clients, including the Tate Modern, New York Times, BBC Radio 4, Google and The New Yorker. He is the […]

  • Viviane Schwarz

    Viviane Schwarz was born in Germany and as a child she loved books so much she mostly ate them. Once she realized there were people out there making them, she decided to make her own, to taste. She studied Illustration MA in Falmouth, Cornwall in the UK and shortly after moved to London, where she […]

  • Bjorn Rune Lie

    Bjorn is not only one of our favourite illustrators but also one of our favourite people to work with – with an imagination that knows no bounds and the attitude of a saint, Bjorn is any publisher’s dream. Amidst a flurry of commissions for a variety of high profile international publications and brands he took […]

  • Jon Boam

    Recently we caught up with Jon Boam the artist responsible for the amazing Colour Me Menagerie to ask him what makes him tick. Here’s what he had to say: I am a 33 year old man, I live in Derbyshire with my wife and daughter, I have lived in a bunch of different places, done […]

  • Micah Lidberg

    Micah Lidberg is a young artist living and working in Kansas City, Missouri. Having worked for the likes of the New York Times, Nylon magazine and Orion Books, he is also an avid storyteller and has produced a series of self published works based around his most frequent of subject matters, nature. For Nobrow, he […]