All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
12 June 2018
He's a busy man - with a graphic toolkit up his sleeve that can cover playful portraits, with chunky cutaway shapes to finessed graphics. Dale Edwin Murray has been showing off his skillful graphic execution for RAAD magazine with this set of punchy technology icons.
11 June 2018
Since joining CIA she hasn't stopped! Deanna Halsall was asked to design and illustrate the cover for Shop Mag, one of our favourite boutique clients, with an impressive history of sought after artists. We are very proud to show this pocket sized piece off!
5 June 2018
Here's a chirpy start to the week, take a look at Martin Haake's unique and interesting approach to illustration. We have a pair of pretty parrots to add to his rich body of work, inspired by amercian folk and full of original persepctives and textures - there's noone quite like him!.
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.
9 May 2018
You need a perfect balance of an Art Deco style, with a vintage touch and a modern twist to get all the refinement of Mads Berg’s nostalgic and cheering illustrations. Mads has been busy creating this series of posters for the hotel brand Belmond promoting their pools across their hotel complexes. It’s hard to resist the envy of a fresh mojito in an infinity-edge pool.
2 March 2018
It's Friday, and what better way to send you off into the weekend than with a new artist announcement! Ruby Taylor collects inspiration in everything around her, but is especially drawn to old printed ephemera, vintage illustration and hand painted signage. Colour plays an important role in her work and each colour palette is meticulously selected resulting in her distinctive style full of warmth and fun in equal measure. She has worked with clients such as Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, Tory Burch and Adidas.
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.
16 February 2018
It’s certainly no dark hour for Mads Berg - when he is not busy illustrating posters in his distinctive Art Deco and vintage style, he is working on an array of exciting commissions. Most recently for the New York Times for an article about Churchill. The release of the movie ’The Darkest Hour' based on Churchill s first days as prime minister, has created some intrigue for his personal narrative and how just one man brought a spark of hope to his nation.
15 February 2018
Mario Wagner has a particular fascination with technology and sci-fi fantasy. He creates worlds with visionary and cinematic intrigue, where the possibilities of technology are limitless. His distinctive style is a blend of vintage collage and digital illustration which create dynamic retro-futurist visuals. As Mario is churning out the illustration, like the super machine that he is, there’s always more to look forward to.
12 February 2018
Make a note of this beautiful botanical series of cards created for CATH TATE by non other than painterly genius Charlotte Day. The brief asked for highly decorative, vintage style artwork that reflected British gardens. These are intricate and fresh take on vintage! You can get your green fingers on an array of designs over here.