All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
12 December 2017
This bespoke illustration by Jitesh Patel was created for the opening of the Cartier Boutique shop, for special guests that were chauffeured to Burlington Arcade. The guests would walkthrough the arcade on a red carpet to the Cartier Boutique shop, when they left the guests have special invitations to enjoy the rest of the evening at a high profile organised party.
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.
2 November 2017
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
28 September 2017
We'd like to welcome Uijung Kim once more firmly into the fold. Isn't her illustration just the cheeriest thing you've ever seen? Lovely lettering and some pretty punchy patterns. Welcome Uijung, welcome thursday, welcome all to the ciablog.
23 August 2017
Be prepared to take a journey around the world and back again with Jill Calder's Picture Atlas, published by Bloomsbury. It's about to hit the shelves and it's jam packed full of creatures and characters, and more colour than you can throw a cockatoo at.
20 July 2017
Home to the Meridian Line, Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, the National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College including the fabulous Painted Hall, London’s cable car, Greenwich Market, Greenwich Park and The O2 arena - Jitesh Patel can map it all. He's king of the map, taking his moleskin wherever he goes and documenting cities intricacies and skylines. We fancy a jaunt to Greenwich now, that's for sure.
18 July 2017
17 July 2017
It take two to make a thing go ri-iiight. Actually it doesn't, it only takes one talented hand-drawn type artist (amongst other illustrative abilities) known as Sarah J Coleman or Inky Mole to get you all in a summery spin. Typography for Wild Bean cafe with TBWA Manchester for a tropical summer campaign. We'd like some of this mango business please!