Binny is an award winning illustrator, textile and surface pattern designer whose hand-drawn and playful illustrations have secured licensing deals across major Australian and International brands, her own wallpaper collection, textiles, children’s toys, fashion lines, interior design, books, album covers and greeting cards.
Binny’s illustration career has flowed on from a design background as an agency Art Director and Creative Director, she has an honours degree in Visual Communications.
Binny recently returned from living in Hong Kong where she completed her children’s book Origami Heart, exhibited works, illustrated at live VIP events, helped design work on Tim Burtons’ Halloween Party and concepted the Polar Resort Christmas Installation concept for the famous IFC Hong Kong mall. Binny now works happily on beautiful Sydney harbour with other lovely creative folks drinking copious amounts of dandelion tea and constantly considers if she should get another border collie.
Selected for Grazia Daily’s ‘Best Children’s Books About Kindness’ list for ‘Two Sides’. Written by Polly Ho-Yen and published by Stripes.
Merit award for Covers Category of the 3x3 Professional Show No.17
Shortlisted for The Alligator’s Mouth Award 2020 with ‘Two Sides’, written by Polly Ho-Yen and published by Stripes Publishing.
Longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2020 for ‘The Ladybird Big Book Of Dead Things’. Written by Ned Hartley, Published by Ladybird
Winner of the Children’s Book Council of Australia 2018 Book of the Year for Early Childhood with ‘Hark, It’s Me, Ruby Lee’ published by Hachette Australia
Shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2018, with ‘Hark, It’s Me, Ruby Lee!’, published by Hachette Australia.