Tim Lahan

“The fact that big corporations such as Bloomberg want to use his charmingly naive illustrations to brighten up their pages is also a very good reflection on humanity.” — It’s Nice That

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Biography

Philadelphia-based Tim Lahan’s naughty, witty artwork is the product of his ability to digest and illustrate clever glitches, concepts and interesting visual cues in the world around him. “I generally aim to make things as simple as possible,” says Tim. “Sometimes they come out funny.” Generally commissioned to bring a touch of joy to magazines, adverts and music collateral, ADC Young Gun award winner Tim’s instantly recognisable style is enviably simple, looks fantastic applied to just about anything, and is genuinely funny: something very few illustrators can boast.

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The New Yorker, Jack Spade, McSweeney’s, GOOD, AOL, Nike, Harry’s, The New York Times, Pitchfork Music Festival, The National, Lucky Peach, NEON, Viewpoint Magazine, Bloomberg.

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Biography

Philadelphia-based Tim Lahan’s naughty, witty artwork is the product of his ability to digest and illustrate clever glitches, concepts and interesting visual cues in the world around him. “I generally aim to make things as simple as possible,” says Tim. “Sometimes they come out funny.” Generally commissioned to bring a touch of joy to magazines, adverts and music collateral, ADC Young Gun award winner Tim’s instantly recognisable style is enviably simple, looks fantastic applied to just about anything, and is genuinely funny: something very few illustrators can boast.

Clients

The New Yorker, Jack Spade, McSweeney’s, GOOD, AOL, Nike, Harry’s, The New York Times, Pitchfork Music Festival, The National, Lucky Peach, NEON, Viewpoint Magazine, Bloomberg.

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Biography

Philadelphia-based Tim Lahan’s naughty, witty artwork is the product of his ability to digest and illustrate clever glitches, concepts and interesting visual cues in the world around him. “I generally aim to make things as simple as possible,” says Tim. “Sometimes they come out funny.” Generally commissioned to bring a touch of joy to magazines, adverts and music collateral, ADC Young Gun award winner Tim’s instantly recognisable style is enviably simple, looks fantastic applied to just about anything, and is genuinely funny: something very few illustrators can boast.

Clients

The New Yorker, Jack Spade, McSweeney’s, GOOD, AOL, Nike, Harry’s, The New York Times, Pitchfork Music Festival, The National, Lucky Peach, NEON, Viewpoint Magazine, Bloomberg.

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Biography

Philadelphia-based Tim Lahan’s naughty, witty artwork is the product of his ability to digest and illustrate clever glitches, concepts and interesting visual cues in the world around him. “I generally aim to make things as simple as possible,” says Tim. “Sometimes they come out funny.” Generally commissioned to bring a touch of joy to magazines, adverts and music collateral, ADC Young Gun award winner Tim’s instantly recognisable style is enviably simple, looks fantastic applied to just about anything, and is genuinely funny: something very few illustrators can boast.

Clients

The New Yorker, Jack Spade, McSweeney’s, GOOD, AOL, Nike, Harry’s, The New York Times, Pitchfork Music Festival, The National, Lucky Peach, NEON, Viewpoint Magazine, Bloomberg.

Elle Horoscopes A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

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Elle Horoscopes

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A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

Elle Horoscopes A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

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Elle Horoscopes

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A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

Elle Horoscopes A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

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Elle Horoscopes

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A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

Elle Horoscopes A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

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A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

Elle Horoscopes A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

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A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

Elle Horoscopes A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

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A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

Elle Horoscopes A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

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A selection of images from Elle Italia’s horoscope supplement.

Nike Flyknit: A Visual History Selects from Nike Flyknit: A Visual History, for Nike.

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Nike Flyknit: A Visual History

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Selects from Nike Flyknit: A Visual History, for Nike.

Nike Flyknit: A Visual History Selects from Nike Flyknit: A Visual History, for Nike.

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The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History Selections from The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History, for Nike.

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The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History

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The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History Selections from The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History, for Nike.

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The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History Selections from The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History, for Nike.

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Selections from The Nike Windrunner: A Visual History, for Nike.

Quit Smoking A Rube-Goldbergian smoking cessation contraption for Amuseum.

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A Rube-Goldbergian smoking cessation contraption for Amuseum.

The Center of Urban Pedagogy Characters Illustrations for The Center of Urban Pedagogy’s guide for getting health insurance in New York state.

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The Center of Urban Pedagogy Characters

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Illustrations for The Center of Urban Pedagogy’s guide for getting health insurance in New York state.

Cottage Cheese

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Salvage Garden

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Camp Editorial illustration for Coachella’s Camp magazine.

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Editorial illustration for Coachella’s Camp magazine.

Chainbow

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This Year I Will Keep It Natural It’s Nice That teamed up with Squarespace to commission illustrators to create works that depict their new year’s resolution. The series kicked off with this piece by Tim Lahan.

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It’s Nice That teamed up with Squarespace to commission illustrators to create works that depict their new year’s resolution. The series kicked off with this piece by Tim Lahan.

Snacks Quarterly Tim's contribution to Snacks Quarterly, a new publication for the distinguished snack enthusiast.

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Tim's contribution to Snacks Quarterly, a new publication for the distinguished snack enthusiast.

Builders

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Map of Germany

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Crocs

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Artfully Made One of two illustrations for Kiehl's recent 'Artfully Made' campaign.

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One of two illustrations for Kiehl's recent 'Artfully Made' campaign.

Artfully Made One of two illustrations for Kiehl's recent 'Artfully Made' campaign.

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One of two illustrations for Kiehl's recent 'Artfully Made' campaign.

Hackers Illustration for the The New York Times Sunday Review.

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Hackers

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Illustration for the The New York Times Sunday Review.

Untitled

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Nü Décor

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Nü Décor

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Bad Curtis -E Guise

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Bad Curtis -E Guise

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Suitcase

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Suitcase

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A Question of Romance

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A Question of Romance

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Playing the Numbers in Digital Dating

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Playing the Numbers in Digital Dating

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Figurines Figurines for a piece by Stefan Lorenzutti called 'Field Position'.

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Figurines for a piece by Stefan Lorenzutti called 'Field Position'.

The FADER End of year graphics for The FADER.

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The FADER

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End of year graphics for The FADER.

The FADER End of year graphics for The FADER.

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The FADER

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End of year graphics for The FADER.

Beach Reads Cover for Beach Reads, a supplemental book inside issue 12 of Lucky Peach.

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Cover for Beach Reads, a supplemental book inside issue 12 of Lucky Peach.

The New York Times Tubing in the Gowanus, for The New York Times.

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The New York Times

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Tubing in the Gowanus, for The New York Times.

Wines The best wines, for Die Weltwoche.

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The best wines, for Die Weltwoche.

The Nosyhood

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The Nosyhood

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Victims Various sick people for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Various sick people for Bloomberg Businessweek.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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Kenzo

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

Kenzo A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

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A set of ten illustrated eye idioms for French fashion label, Kenzo.

ZEIT Magazin Illustration for ZEIT based around the Grimm fairy tale, Hans in Luck.

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Illustration for ZEIT based around the Grimm fairy tale, Hans in Luck.

ZEIT Magazin Illustration for ZEIT based around the Grimm fairy tale, Hans in Luck.

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ZEIT Magazin Cover art for ZEIT based around the Grimm fairy tale, Hans in Luck.

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Booze Veggies

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Hunter S. Thompson’s Ideal Breakfast

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Five O’ Clock

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Five O’ Clock

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Lucky Peach An illustration for the street food issue of Lucky Peach.

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Lucky Peach

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An illustration for the street food issue of Lucky Peach.

Plastic Soul Artwork for Yacht's new single 'Plastic Soul'.

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Artwork for Yacht's new single 'Plastic Soul'.

Plastic Soul

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Celebrated Summer

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Pitchfork Music Festival Merchandise and signage graphics for the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival.

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Pitchfork Music Festival

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Merchandise and signage graphics for the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival.

Garden Cans

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NEON

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NEON

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NEON A sensual six-pack for NEON magazine.

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A sensual six-pack for NEON magazine.

Close Your Eyes

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Close Your Eyes

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The Desktop Wallpaper Project Wallpaper designs for The Fox Is Black.

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The Desktop Wallpaper Project

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Wallpaper designs for The Fox Is Black.

The Desktop Wallpaper Project Wallpaper designs for The Fox Is Black.

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The Desktop Wallpaper Project

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Floraduh

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Viewpoint Magazine

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Viewpoint Magazine

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Cola Bouquet

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Urban Camouflage

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Urban Camouflage

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Royal Mess

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Things in Water

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Things in Water

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Punctured

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Christmess Tree

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Christmess Tree

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Two of a Kind

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