Owen Gatley

Beautifully crafted maps, scenes and characters inspired by mid-century retro illustration from Bristol-based illustrator Owen Gatley.

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Biography

Working from his studio in Bristol, Owen Gatley spends his days creating retro-inspired illustrations reminiscent of mid-century hand-painted billboards and magazine spreads. The multi-faceted illustrator is as skilled at detailed crowd scenes and character design as he is at beautiful, intricate maps full of charming details and observations of modern life. Despite his work being easily adaptable, Owen has a soft spot for editorial work. “I like editorial work as I enjoy the quick turnaround, and find it rewarding seeing my illustrations in print,” Owen says. “But I equally enjoy working on larger jobs that allow more time for you to really get stuck into something. I also like to incorporate typography in my work and would love to do more packaging design.”

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AARP, Adidas, Anorak, ASOS, BAFTA, Brisbane Airport, Google, EasyJet, Eurostar, Intel, It’s Nice That, Pan Macmillan, Pitchfork, Sanofi, The New York Times, The Times, Lonely Planet, Urban Outfitters, Waitrose, Wired.

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Biography

Working from his studio in Bristol, Owen Gatley spends his days creating retro-inspired illustrations reminiscent of mid-century hand-painted billboards and magazine spreads. The multi-faceted illustrator is as skilled at detailed crowd scenes and character design as he is at beautiful, intricate maps full of charming details and observations of modern life. Despite his work being easily adaptable, Owen has a soft spot for editorial work. “I like editorial work as I enjoy the quick turnaround, and find it rewarding seeing my illustrations in print,” Owen says. “But I equally enjoy working on larger jobs that allow more time for you to really get stuck into something. I also like to incorporate typography in my work and would love to do more packaging design.”

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AARP, Adidas, Anorak, ASOS, BAFTA, Brisbane Airport, Google, EasyJet, Eurostar, Intel, It’s Nice That, Pan Macmillan, Pitchfork, Sanofi, The New York Times, The Times, Lonely Planet, Urban Outfitters, Waitrose, Wired.

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Biography

Working from his studio in Bristol, Owen Gatley spends his days creating retro-inspired illustrations reminiscent of mid-century hand-painted billboards and magazine spreads. The multi-faceted illustrator is as skilled at detailed crowd scenes and character design as he is at beautiful, intricate maps full of charming details and observations of modern life. Despite his work being easily adaptable, Owen has a soft spot for editorial work. “I like editorial work as I enjoy the quick turnaround, and find it rewarding seeing my illustrations in print,” Owen says. “But I equally enjoy working on larger jobs that allow more time for you to really get stuck into something. I also like to incorporate typography in my work and would love to do more packaging design.”

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AARP, Adidas, Anorak, ASOS, BAFTA, Brisbane Airport, Google, EasyJet, Eurostar, Intel, It’s Nice That, Pan Macmillan, Pitchfork, Sanofi, The New York Times, The Times, Lonely Planet, Urban Outfitters, Waitrose, Wired.

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Biography

Working from his studio in Bristol, Owen Gatley spends his days creating retro-inspired illustrations reminiscent of mid-century hand-painted billboards and magazine spreads. The multi-faceted illustrator is as skilled at detailed crowd scenes and character design as he is at beautiful, intricate maps full of charming details and observations of modern life. Despite his work being easily adaptable, Owen has a soft spot for editorial work. “I like editorial work as I enjoy the quick turnaround, and find it rewarding seeing my illustrations in print,” Owen says. “But I equally enjoy working on larger jobs that allow more time for you to really get stuck into something. I also like to incorporate typography in my work and would love to do more packaging design.”

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AARP, Adidas, Anorak, ASOS, BAFTA, Brisbane Airport, Google, EasyJet, Eurostar, Intel, It’s Nice That, Pan Macmillan, Pitchfork, Sanofi, The New York Times, The Times, Lonely Planet, Urban Outfitters, Waitrose, Wired.

WeTransfer x Clio Awards : Dream Workplace WeTransfer asked five creatives around the world to describe their dream workplace, which illustrator Owen Gatley then brought to life.

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WeTransfer x Clio Awards : Dream Workplace

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WeTransfer asked five creatives around the world to describe their dream workplace, which illustrator Owen Gatley then brought to life.

WeTransfer x Clio Awards : Dream Workplace WeTransfer asked five creatives around the world to describe their dream workplace, which illustrator Owen Gatley then brought to life.

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WeTransfer x Clio Awards : Dream Workplace

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WeTransfer asked five creatives around the world to describe their dream workplace, which illustrator Owen Gatley then brought to life.

The Bakken & Bæck Oslo Guide Illustration for Bakken & Bæck's guide to Oslo.

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The Bakken & Bæck Oslo Guide

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VR for Lahti2017 Campaign for VR during the Lahti2017 World Championships.

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VR for Lahti2017

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Campaign for VR during the Lahti2017 World Championships.

OpenTable Happy Valentine's Day from OpenTable.

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Happy Valentine's Day from OpenTable.

The Honeymoon Handbook Cover illustration for a new Lonely Planet book, The Honeymoon Handbook.

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The Honeymoon Handbook

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Cover illustration for a new Lonely Planet book, The Honeymoon Handbook.

Suppa Illustration for soup restaurant, Suppa.

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Suppa

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Illustration for soup restaurant, Suppa.

OpenTable A festive illustration for OpenTable.

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A festive illustration for OpenTable.

BAFTA Film Awards 2016 Illustrations for the BAFTA Film Awards 2016.

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BAFTA Film Awards 2016

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BAFTA Film Awards 2016 Illustrations for the BAFTA Film Awards 2016.

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BAFTA Film Awards 2016 Illustrations for the BAFTA Film Awards 2016.

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Food

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The Best Things in Life are Free Illustration for Lonely Planet's new book, The Best Things in Life are Free.

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The Best Things in Life are Free

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Illustration for Lonely Planet's new book, The Best Things in Life are Free.

An Interesting Day 2016 Illustration for an invite-only full-day event hosted by Bakken & Bæck.

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An Interesting Day 2016

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Illustration for an invite-only full-day event hosted by Bakken & Bæck.

Airbnb : Tokyo

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Airbnb : Tokyo

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The Telegraph

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Fruda Illustration for digital company Fruda.

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Illustration for digital company Fruda.

#AgathaChristie125 A set of illustrations for a BBC short story celebrating Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary.

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#AgathaChristie125

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A set of illustrations for a BBC short story celebrating Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary.

#AgathaChristie125 A set of illustrations for a BBC short story celebrating Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary.

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#AgathaChristie125 A set of illustrations for a BBC short story celebrating Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary.

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#AgathaChristie125 A set of illustrations for a BBC short story celebrating Agatha Christie's 125th anniversary.

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#AgathaChristie125

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An Interesting Day Illustration for an invite-only full-day event hosted by Bakken & Bæck.

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Brisbane Airport Owen collaborated with Winkreative on a series of illustrations for Brisbane Airport.

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Brisbane Airport

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Owen collaborated with Winkreative on a series of illustrations for Brisbane Airport.

Brisbane Airport Owen collaborated with Winkreative on a series of illustrations for Brisbane Airport.

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Brisbane Airport Owen collaborated with Winkreative on a series of illustrations for Brisbane Airport.

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French Riviera Cover for SHOP Magazine's French Riviera issue.

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French Riviera

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Cover for SHOP Magazine's French Riviera issue.

CMBL T-Shirt design for CMBL.

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CMBL

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T-Shirt design for CMBL.

Roche Diagnostics

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Roche Diagnostics

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JetAway

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Germanwings

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Germanwings

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Germanwings

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Metropolitan Magazine Map of Amsterdam for Eurostar's Metropolitan Magazine.

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Metropolitan Magazine

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Map of Amsterdam for Eurostar's Metropolitan Magazine.

Potato Head Matchbox designs for the launch of Potato Head Beach Club's new hotel in Bali.

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Potato Head

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Matchbox designs for the launch of Potato Head Beach Club's new hotel in Bali.

Potato Head Matchbox designs for the launch of Potato Head Beach Club's new hotel in Bali.

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Matchbox designs for the launch of Potato Head Beach Club's new hotel in Bali.

Los Angeles

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Los Angeles

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A-Mag Cover for Amsterdam's A-Mag.

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A-Mag

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Cover for Amsterdam's A-Mag.

The Quarterly Illustration accompanying an article on traditional and less traditional activities on offer over the skiing season.

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The Quarterly

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Illustration accompanying an article on traditional and less traditional activities on offer over the skiing season.

Pan Macmillan

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The Quarterly

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Ideas Illustrated A series of maps for the 'Luck' issue of Ideas Illustrated.

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Ideas Illustrated

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A series of maps for the 'Luck' issue of Ideas Illustrated.

Ideas Illustrated A series of maps for the 'Luck' issue of Ideas Illustrated.

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A series of maps for the 'Luck' issue of Ideas Illustrated.

Ideas Illustrated A series of maps for the 'Luck' issue of Ideas Illustrated.

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A series of maps for the 'Luck' issue of Ideas Illustrated.

Ling Magazine

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Ling Magazine

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Ling Magazine

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Ling Magazine

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Think Quarterly

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