Alligator's Mouth Award longlist announced

20 March 2019

The Alligator’s Mouth Award celebrates the best books published in the UK from the last year for readers aged 6-8, and champions authors and illustrators for highly illustrated children’s fiction.

Eggstravagant design | Jane Newland for Leonidas

20 March 2019

Luxury confectionery brand, Lenoidas, have engaged the whimiscal charm of Jane Newland’s artwork for their decadent Easter chocolate offering–just one occasion in a series for which the artist has been commissioned–with a whole range of seasonal packaging featuring designs that capture the gleeful excitement of an egg hunt.

Product Showcase | a super-sweet assortment for Paper House Productions

19 March 2019

Our talented artists are adept at applying their creativity to an almost limitless array of products, including a vast diversity of everyday, seasonal and gift stationery, and it is always exciting to work on projects that offer them the opportunity to indulge their innner child and explore fun and fantastical concepts for a new generation to enjoy.

Introducing: Raquel Marín

15 March 2019

Raquel Marín has built a career out of her passion for typography. Not only does she have a master’s degree in the subject, she is the author of a graphic design book ‘Ortotypography for Designers’ published in 2013 by Gustavo Gili (Barcelona), she founded a small firm, Lalolagrafica, specialising in editorial design and typography and, did we mention, she is currently writing a PhD thesis on the subject too?

Behind the Book: The World Book Day Monster illustrated by Ada Grey

01 March 2019

This World Book Day we are going behind the scenes of the magical new picture book The World Book Day Monster written by Adam & Charlotte Guillain. The book, from Egmont, is a celebration of stories, capturing all the excitement and imagination the day inspires as one young reader tries to find someone to share the magic of her favourite book with.

Bright for The Parliamentary Review

26 February 2019

Vicki Willden-Lebrecht, Bright’s Founder and an advocate for illustrators’ rights, was honoured to be invited to make comment to parliament through the political journal, The Parliamentary Review.

Ten Golden Tips to a successful career in illustration

25 February 2019

At Bright, we are dedicated to attaining exciting opportunities with fair conditions for our artists to enable them to create wonderful work. It is immensely rewarding to support artists in this way and to be able to offer guidance as they navigate their way through the industry.

Bright Illustrators for Babbel

19 February 2019

Happy International Mother Language Day! This is a worldwide annual observance celebrated today to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and create awareness of multilingualism.

Black History Month | Alleanna Harris for Comcast

12 February 2019

The Harlem Renaissance was an artistic and social explosion of cultural pride that took place in Harlem, New York throughout the 1920s. Considered by many a rebirth of African American art, The Harlem Renaissance included some influential figures such as the poet Langston Hughes, the performer Josephine Baker and jazz musicians like Count Basie and Duke Ellington.

Product Showcase | Artwork in the wild!

05 February 2019

Artwork created by Bright’s talented artists is licensed for an extraordinarily diverse array of products and applications, with new avenues constantly emerging as the demand for beautiful and engaging design extends into every aspect of daily life.

Behind the Book: Daddy Fartypants illustrated by Matt Hunt

01 February 2019

This January saw the publication of the hilarious new picture book, Daddy Fartypants, written by Emer Stamp, featuring a very windy bear! We’ve gone behind the scenes of the laugh-your-pants-off story from Orchard Books to find out how the tale of an embarrassed son and his unapologetic Dad was brought to life.

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