Kew Gardens | Eva Chatelain

22 January 2020

Kew Gardens is known and loved by Londoners as a wonderful retreat into nature, and many a hazy summer afternoon can be spent wandering the leafy paths and stopping to smell the flowers – literally!

Embroidery & Illustration | Adele Leyris

16 January 2020

Bright Artist Adele Leyris specialises in bold and colourful artwork, and often mixes media by using embroidery to her illustrations. Last year, she ran a workshop at the London Illustration Fair called ‘Embroidered Tattoos’ which introduced people to this unusual technique.

Awards and Accolades 2019

19 December 2019

2019 has been a super busy and super successful year for our Bright artists and authors. We are thrilled with the wide range of awards and accolades they’ve won, celebrating the diverse and wonderful talent of our Bright family. Take a peek at these champs below!

The Bright Agency Christmas Party 2019

18 December 2019

One of the highlights of our year is our Christmas Party, where we get the whole Bright family together. We love gathering our artists, authors, employees and friends all in one place to boogie the night away! Thank you everyone who came and raised a glass - we hope you all had a fabulous evening. We’ve collected some of our favourite snaps from the evening for you below.

Introducing: Rachael Presky

14 November 2019

Rachael Presky is a freelance Illustrator living just outside of London, UK. Rachael originally studied for a degree in Biomedical Sciences but completed a Masters in Graphic Design in 2017.

Introducing: Hannah Clair

31 October 2019

Hannah Clair was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but grew up on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey in North Wales, and elements of her scenic upbringing are often seen in her work. Hannah studied Illustration with Animation at the Manchester School of Art.

Christmas in a Book | Abrams Noterie

16 October 2019

With only 10 weeks to Christmas, here’s a gorgeous gift to usher in the festive season. In this outside-the-box gift book project, Bright partnered with gift and stationary imprint Abrams Noterie to create a Christmas book that would double as decoration.

Introducing | Rachel Hillis

11 October 2019

Brilliant illustrator Rachel Hillis lives in Liverpool with her boyfriend, cat named Henri Rousseau and her vast indoor plant collection. Rachel frequently visits botanical gardens and uses photographs of her trips as reference photos in her art, also taking inspiration from her memories and experiences. She has worked with Flow Magazine, the RHS, GOOP, Gardens Illustrated and Soho House & co, among others.

Bright's Industry Awards Guide

08 July 2019

At Bright, we know that trying to keep up with the calendar of industry awards can feel an impossible task at times. With so many longlist and shortlist announcements, announced seemingly out of the blue, and the application process varying from award to award, we wanted to find a way to simplify the who’s, what’s and when’s of all the major children’s publishing and illustration awards.

Digi Tales | El Primo Ramón for CBeebies

10 June 2019

In a unique collaboration, El Primo Ramón’s irresistible children’s illustrations are combined with CBeebies Radio stories to inspire little listeners and spark their imaginations.

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