All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
17 August 2018
Appearing on billboards and on the back of the Evening Standard, the poem written by Londoner Bridget Minamore, is the latest limited-edition launch of Nike London celebrating Serena Williams. The final result has been lettered by CIA’s artist Ulla Puggard.
8 August 2018
With a growing resurgence of 'hand-painted' film posters, CIA artists and cinema junkies Sam Gilbey & Doaly have been busy creating great posters of our favourite movies. Both feature on Digital Arts giving us some insight on their passion for pop culture. “It’s a real joy to work with movie properties, when a new brief comes in you always have to pinch yourself because you get to work in a field you love.” Doaly
31 July 2018
Gary Neil is a regular contribtuor to editorial commissions. His vibrant, narrative and conceptual style lands him frequent work with the biggest magazines and newspapers. For The New York Times Gary has managed to make something potentially quite explosive, very impacting in this moving gif for a complex article involving Republicans, banks and guns.
24 July 2018
Grace Beverly Jones is a Jamaican singer, songwriter and supermodel record producer and actress. Benjamin Wachenje has captured her most iconic look in his bright, street pop style. A regular contributor to the Guardian and Rolling Stone, Benjamin has also collaborated with Timberland, Levi's, Virgin Atlantic and Rockstar Games.
19 July 2018
Mindfulness is a hot topic these days, but its potential importance to higher education has not yet been broadly recognised. It can be described as a form of meditation and a way of living. It is a mental discipline that involves not only sharpening present-moment attention but also cultivating the attitude with which we pay attention: one of curiosity, acceptance, openness and compassion. So, feel the power of now with this illustration by Mick Marston for The Times Education Supplement.
10 July 2018
Google is planning to turn the city of Toronto into a futuristic smart city driven by data and connectivity. It could be the coolest new neighbourhood on the planet or just a real scale guinea-pig experience. The idea is to reimagine Toronto’s neglected waterfront as “the first neighbourhood built from the internet up” as Sidewalk (a sister company of Google) describes. Our CGI artist Ben Fearnley has imagined how the city would look for Politico magazine.
2 July 2018
As an agency, we’re often concerned with presenting each of our artists with a singular, distinctive style, however, Mario Wagner proves how an artist can cross boundaries, working in very separate modes, while still retaining a recognisable language and vision. Here Mario plays with space, dimension, architecture and geometry, with each image emanating a feeling of calm and dreamy surrealism despite the vast difference in medium. A real lesson in identity from a visual chameleon.
27 June 2018
26 June 2018