02 April 2020
Jo Fernihough’s debut author illustrated picture book, The Crow and the Peacock, is a modern fable about Crow’s quest to find the happiest bird in the world. Bold and colourful, Jo’s book is bursting with beautiful illustrations using a combination of ink, paint, collage and digital media. The Crow and the Peacock, published by Oxford University Press, is out on 2nd April 2020.
01 April 2020
Two of our Bright Artists Alicia Perry and Rebecca Intavarant have collaborated with Ikea for their summer SOLBLEKT collection. They have used four different patterns that express a retro and tropical summer feel, sure to get us all excited for those warmer months.
27 March 2020
Here at the Bright Agency, we love shouting out good news! From exciting book deals to award-winning art, we take pride in coming alongside our artists in celebrating accomplishments big and small. This month, we’re proud to turn the spotlight on star agents James Burns and Lucie Luddington as they celebrate their ten year Bright-Anniversary. James and Lucie have embodied the spirit of Bright since the very beginning and have been instrumental forces in growing the agency into what it is today. We’re beyond proud to call them our own as they commemorate this major milestone.
16 March 2020
Bright’s Cindy Kang is a New York-based artist who frequently works on editorial illustrations. Her recent clients include Slate Magazine, Outside Magazine and Shado Magazine. Her bold colour palettes and stylised characters make her the perfect accompaniment to editorial and opinion pieces.
13 March 2020
Our Bright Artists have been busy working on adorable art for Mudpuppy’s puzzle ranges. Mudpuppy commissioned a range of cute characters and scenes from Bright for their ‘Touch & Feel Puzzles’ and their ‘Match-Up Puzzles’ ranges, aimed at children aged 1 - 3.
10 March 2020
Bright is once again partnering with The Alligator’s Mouth children’s bookshop to celebrate the best books for 6-8 year olds. Ten books have been longlisted for The Alligator’s Mouth Award 2020, the second year in which it will recognise both authors and illustrators of highly illustrated children’s fiction. Themes of friendship, bravery and adventure all feature prominently in the line-up of books.
05 March 2020
Rabbit Bright, the debut picture book from Bright author/illustrator Viola Wang is about a brave rabbit setting out to explore the darkness and shows that there is light everywhere - you just need to know where to look…
21 February 2020
This month, Bright Agent Hannah Curtis shared her thoughts on design trends and the industry in Progressive Greetings Magazine and on their blog.
18 February 2020
This month, Bright Artist Sarah Long was featured loud and proud in Progressive Greetings Magazine, in a full page advert for the Boujee card range from Clare Maddicott.
17 February 2020
Bright Author/Illustrator Fred Blunt always entertains with his fantastically funny and superbly silly picture books! As well as collaborating as an illustrator with authors such as Kes Gray and Michelle Robinson, he’s also written his own books, including Santa Claus vs The Easter Bunny (Andersen Press), the Captain Falsebeard Series (Puffin) and now his latest picture book Gnome (Andersen Press).
14 February 2020
A simple question that has been the subject of many a poet’s quill! We decided to find the answer from the mouth of babes - below you’ll find some adorable answers to this questions from the children of our Bright Staff…
12 February 2020
For over ten years, Bright Artist Lucia Catellani has worked as an illustrator and graphic designer creating brand identities and packaging design for clients that include food and drink, restaurants, retail, hotels, apparel and digital. As well as traditional and digital illustration, Lucia also excels at hand lettering and typography, often combing text and image to create a strong brand identity.