All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
14 December 2017
13 December 2017
Commissioned for an article in The Washington Post “There are dolls for all Barbie’s weddings. Here are the ones for her divorces”, Susan Burghart broke old social rules and finally brought Barbie in the 21st century. “For every Dream Fantasy Wedding™, there must have followed a Dream Fantasy Divorce™” Perhaps this woman just don’t need no man! Very progressive, we like her style.
8 December 2017
Paul Smith became a respected and successful designer by accident. Literally, because of a bike accident. Our retro artist Mark Thomas has illustrated his unexpected story in GQ magazine, in collaboration with Childrensalon. A nostalgic style depicting the fashion fairytale of Paul Smith, one of Britain’s most famous fashion designers.
24 November 2017
A to V: The Encyclopedia of Vegan Food .
Nishant Choksi illustrated a guide for vegans and the curious omnivore for NY magazine. You can find ‘meatless meatballs' recipes, great places to eat vegan and even a plant based pet food brand for your super cool vegan dog. In the last 3 years, the number of American vegans increased by 500% (1% to 6%). “Plant-based” restaurants are blooming all over the country, not only in America but also in England. So, are you gonna give up the chops or are you against the trend? Steak is so 2016…*reaches for sausage roll*
15 November 2017
14 November 2017
The book that changed America, “Roots” by Alex Haley will be re edited on April 2018 by Penguin Vintage. In this powerful & smart cover Ulla Puggard used his inky lettering style to translate the story of Kunta Kinte captured as an adolescent and sold into slavery in the United States.
30 October 2017
Anna Higgie has the kind of elegance in her delicate sketcherly marks that many artists spend their life time trying to emulate. Her latest piece for the illustrious spot on The Guardian Review flaunts her sensitive drawing style perfectly, depicitng the exhibition, 'Imagining The Divine' observing the way a variety of religions have done just that.
27 October 2017
We have some colleagues amongst us who'd argue they're the most stylish in the CIA office but they don't really live in Stoke Newington anymore, so surely Sarah our finance guru is in the lead? Sorry Ben.
Jitesh Patel's recent hand drawn piece mapped out the fashion and style of one of our favourite neighbourhood's for Metropolitan Magazine. We think the composition in this right on the money!
26 October 2017
24 October 2017