All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
14 March 2017
Jonny Gibbs’ work has an untouchable charm and spans the publishing and editorial worlds, speckling magazines and books in numerous territories.
There's so much to see in his rich body fo work, today we're sharing with you two pieces that sit so well together you'd have thought they were comissioned this way - part of the magic of his prints!
Titled : A Bend in The River & Piano Man.
10 March 2017
It's Friday and to end a terrific week at CIA we have the good news of welcoming illustrator David De Las Heros to the roster. He's a great guy and esquisitely talented with a paint brush. There is a harmonious mix of contemporary graphic forms with his background training in classic painting that create something both endearing and adept. We are pretty happy to share this portfolio with you all. Take a Gander.
9 March 2017
8 March 2017
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN"S DAY
We've been doing it ourselves- rallying on the streets, marching and putting on a colourful display of unity in the face of much austerity across the world. Ulla Puggard employs her bold graphics in an artcile for the Financial Times on protest and activism, Check her folio out for some other new punchy bits like this.
7 March 2017
"What President Trump doesn't seem to have considered is that diversity doesn't just sound nice, it has tangible value. Social scientists find that homogeneous groups like his cabinet can be less creative and insightful than diverse ones."
Here's to diversity and progress! Thanks Lynnie.
6 March 2017
3 March 2017
2 March 2017
Our South London gal Kerry Hyndman has won the pretsigious Blue Peter Book award for her book SURVIVORS! This means she'll be on Telly today, Catch her on 5live radio at 13:30 and then Blue Peter at 5pm. So here is what we might call a 're-blog'. Go Girl!
28 February 2017
Happy Shrove Tuesday folks!
Our visual treat to you today is a look back at the colourful book of Margaux Carpentier. 'Someone Like Me' is a children’s book from Concern which explores diversity through the stories of eight remarkable children from eight different countries. Someone Like Me explores the lives of children affected by war, natural disaster and extreme poverty, with the aim of introducing children to concepts of development in a way they can understand. A beautiful tangible collaboration between author Fionnagh Nally and Margaux. See more of this inside in her folio.
27 February 2017
Inspired by Americana and classic comic books from the 50's and 60's Matt Taylor's cinematic style has been put to the test. Matt has been commissioned by Carlotta films to create the artwork for a special edition of the DVD 'Phantom of The Paradise' and this is the dynamic, and rather audacious graphic result. Top stuff!