All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
18 June 2018
Uijung Kim illustrates a playful piece with a hidden mascot 'Fivey". Can you spot him? Illustrated for Scottish Power who are sponsoring Marathons, commissioned by Leith. Great characters and what a celebratory scene!
1 June 2018
Let’s celebrate June with our new signing straight from Argentina, Marcos Farina! Marcos studied graphic design & handmade printing techniques and is now teaching at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism in Buenos Aires. His clean illustrative style is playful and unique with a carefully selected palette rooted in retro. With ingenuity and a sprinkle of humour, Marcos tackles complex concepts, always seeking a simple, beautifully structured outcome.
29 May 2018
Here is a book to oppose human hibernation, packed full of adventures, games and crafts that will get your children outdoors all year round with no excuse to stay in playing video games. A unique hand-crafted feel book cover illustrated by CIA’s artist Harriet Taylor Seed.
11 May 2018
Scottish folks, it’s your lucky day! The amazing Perth festival of the arts is starting on the 17th of this month. Jill Calder has illustrated those bright and cheering flyers for the occasion and will be doing a workshop during the Festival based on her amazing book “The Picture Atlas”.
6 April 2018
A New Direction agency are working with CIA artist Ruby Taylor and together they're shaking things up for the children and young people in London, giving them access to some of London’s extraordinary creative and cultural offerings. This beautiful piece of infographic is a part of their new project “Challenge London”.
2 April 2018
It’s not every day that a client like Disney comes knocking at your door… well at Sam Gilbey's magical castle door to be exact. We are so proud to share his work being featured in the last Disney commercial! For Disney movie enthusiast's, you will recognise the village from Beauty and the Beast and a scene from Cinderella beautifully painted with a whimsical tone. Well done Sam, dreams can come true after all!
19 March 2018
Big ups to our super fabulous in-house animation team Dog and Rabbit who have won the best TV/Film Graphics Award in the British Animation Awards announced last week. The film titled 'Hiker' is a one minute ident for the Travel Channel featuring a little man and an excited goat animated to scale over video footage shot in Dawlish Warren in Devon.
This is a very prestigious award to win in the animation industry and we couldn't be more proud. Check out the film in all it's superb glory over here.
6 March 2018
Have you ever wondered what a Unifin would look like? Yes, a Unifin, it's a mix between a unicorn and a griffin. That’s the kind of creature you can find in Good Wives & Warriors fantastical flipbook “Myth Match” which collects together magical and mythical creatures from all over the world. Mix and match the creatures, swap the fronts and backs and create over 1,000 possible wondrous beasts!
28 February 2018
Meet 25 of the most powerful and inspirational women of all time in Carlton Kids’ “What Would She Do?” Book, illustrated by renowned artists included 3 of our CIA illustrators, Susan Burghart, Anna Higgie & Jonny Wan. From Joan of Arc to Jane Goodall, learn about powerful and inspiring women with incredible life stories throughout history. Each profile concludes with a "What Would She Do?" scenario that applies the subject's attitude to a relatable situation. Not just a man’s world anymore.
20 February 2018
Our Graham has been busy creating exciting new pieces for his portfolio that are full of charm. With fresh springlike colours and pleasant muted shading, his portfolio is full of playful puns and endearing characters, Graham's dry northern wit is sprinkled with optimism in this lovely body of work.