30 June 2020
Originally trained as an architect, Bright Artist El Primo Ramón’s illustration career started from his work in graphic design and architecture, evolving until he was able to become a full-time illustrator. He now works on projects ranging from publishing, editorial, branding and design, with clients including Usborne Publishing, BBC-CBeebies, VCCP London and Pearson.
04 May 2020
Bright Artist Genie Espinosa creates colourful, bold artwork for digital, editorial, branding and animation projects. Her recent clients include It’s Nice That, Fold Magazine by Moleskine and Digital Arts Magazine.
29 April 2020
Established over 40 years ago, the AOI’s World Illustration Awards are widely respected across the industry, offering a comprehensive insight into the ideas, trends and techniques that are at the forefront of illustration today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 October 2019
Bright Artist Karl James Mountford is no stranger to book covers, having illustrated for ‘The Uncommoners’ series by Jennifer Bell and ‘A Place Called Perfect’ by Helena Duggan among others.
30 August 2019
Talented illustrator and graphic designer Lucia Catellani works on artistic projects from her home in Reggio Emilia, in the middle of the Italian food valley.
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.
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.