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.

Bright is hiring! Associate Agent - Maternity Cover

22 October 2019

We are now looking to hire an Associate Agent to join the Children’s Team. This role is for Maternity Cover and is a Fixed Term Contract. Details of the role and how to apply are below, and if you or someone you know might be right for the role, please do get in touch!

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.

Vegetable Gardening Wisdom | Harriet Popham for Storey

09 April 2019

Bright artist Harriet Popham combined her passion for pattern design and illustration with her family’s farming background in the beautiful artwork for this pocket-sized lifestyle book Vegetable Gardening Wisdom - Daily Advice and Inspiration for Getting the Most From Your Garden published by Storey.

What Would Dani Do? | Eleanor Hancock for Penguin Random House

02 April 2019

When Bright artist Eleanor Hancock got hooked on Love Island last summer, she had no idea that less than a year later she would be illustrating the autobiography of star contestant, Dani Dyer. With her broad illustration background, including fashion design, greetings and gift, product design and packaging, Eleanor was primed to take on this unqiue challenge.

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.

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