All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
19 October 2017
Fix up look sharp! Paul Oakley's sleek and well tailored figure is cutting edge with it's sharp graphic vectors. This piece was commissioned for a fashion book cover, unfortunately it didn't quite make the cut for print despite it's serious style. What can we say - that's fashion!
31 August 2017
18 August 2017
Andy Singleton's latest work is exhibiting in Manchester Motel One Royal Exchange. Taking inspiration from Manchester's cotton producing history and inspired by the process of manufacturing cotton thread and fabric, Andy Singleton has created a large scale installation and 3 small cased works exploring the theme. The work explores the moment the cotton thread is woven into a new forms and becomes fabric, capturing the energy of the process.
8 August 2017
Alice Patullo has been in the rolling Yorkshire countryside at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, updating us all with treats from her installed exhibition 'Of House and Home'. For those who can't make it, we thought it was only fair to share some of the beautiful prints and artworks. This piece is titled 'A Garden Displayed'. See many more over here.
2 August 2017
Harriet Taylor Seed likes to challenge herself at her craft and in her creative skillset. Her most recent endeavour is entering her blanket designs for Slowdown Studio's competition and we've got our hands on some of the creatures that will feature on it! We know we'd want to be wrapping up and snuggling down with these fellas. Thanks Harriet!
11 July 2017
Uijung Kim is possibly the cheeriest person we've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Now based in Brooklyn NY, her works is inspired by her travels and from her childhood in South Korea, where food, family, friends, fashion and a whole tonne of fun come into play. If you aren't stifling a giggle of delight whilst looking through her folio, you'll get your money back! It's an honour to welcome Uijung to the CIA Roster.
2 July 2017
Harriet Taylor Seed has been applying her decorative folk illustration to pattern designs for print. Inspired by the four seasons she had created four different textile designs that branch away from her slightly more refines work to create quirky cut out shapes. We love 'em and want them all please! Just in time for the early Autumn.
22 June 2017
Whooli Chen for ELLE Taiwan, June issue 2017. An editorial piece on illustrators’ homeland girls. Whooli's hometown is Yilan, a countryside on northeast Taiwan. The delicately painted illustration features Yilan’s local fruits and well-known orchids in this area. A truly charming insight into Whooli's world.
14 June 2017
We've never seen such a sassy and strong woman and it's all down to Lynnie Zulu and her bold painterly magic. Collaborating with Estrella for their launch of the short film The Little Things, Lynnie helps to depict the important things in life at the launch party for the well known drinks brand. It's important to raise a glass (or a bottle) from time to time.
1 June 2017
If you're a fan of fashion culture direct your eyes over here to sample Lynnie Zulu's contribution for Salvatore Ferragamo's exhibition 'Return To Italy'. Found in the 'Italian Women' room at the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Florence celebrating his iconic muses throughout his career. Salvatore began studying shoemaking in Naples, opening a small store in his parents home and soonafter emigrating to Boston to work in a cowboy boot factory with his brothers. They decided to move to California where his made to measure shoes quickly became prized by 'celebrities' of their day. Now hailed as one of the greatest ever shoes designers, the rest as they say is history!
Running May 19 2017 - May 2 2018.