Owen Gildersleeve

“Owen’s handcrafted creations are meticulous, communicative and uplifting.” — It's Nice That

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Scissor wizard Owen Gildersleeve is an award-winning artist based in London. He specialises in handcrafted illustration and set design. Owen’s unique style — honed over the past 10 years — brings graphic designs to life through carefully hand-cut layers and a playful use of light and shadow. Working with an array of international clients, his practice ranges from intricate paper illustrations and animations, shot in his East London studio, to large-scale sets, window displays and installations. As well as commercial projects Owen enjoys exploring ideas and themes of his own, creating new bodies of work for shows and exhibitions and collaborating with other artists. His first book Paper Cut was published in 2014, and celebrates the skilled creative practices of 25 leading paper craft artists from around the world through a series of in-depth interviews carried out by Owen over the course of a year. In July 2018 his latest solo exhibition Observations from the Unknown launched at the ARGONAUT Gallery in San Francisco, featuring an original body of work celebrating the NASA’s Kepler spacecraft and its nine year mission.

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Google, Kiehl’s, The Body Shop, Ben & Jerry’s, Rolex, The New York Times, Wallpaper*, Royal Mail, The Guardian, Harrods, Procter & Gamble, Wired, The British Council, Maersk, The Tate, Nestea, Gap, KPMG, Fast Company Magazine, It’s Nice That.

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Scissor wizard Owen Gildersleeve is an award-winning artist based in London. He specialises in handcrafted illustration and set design. Owen’s unique style — honed over the past 10 years — brings graphic designs to life through carefully hand-cut layers and a playful use of light and shadow. Working with an array of international clients, his practice ranges from intricate paper illustrations and animations, shot in his East London studio, to large-scale sets, window displays and installations. As well as commercial projects Owen enjoys exploring ideas and themes of his own, creating new bodies of work for shows and exhibitions and collaborating with other artists. His first book Paper Cut was published in 2014, and celebrates the skilled creative practices of 25 leading paper craft artists from around the world through a series of in-depth interviews carried out by Owen over the course of a year. In July 2018 his latest solo exhibition Observations from the Unknown launched at the ARGONAUT Gallery in San Francisco, featuring an original body of work celebrating the NASA’s Kepler spacecraft and its nine year mission.

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Google, Kiehl’s, The Body Shop, Ben & Jerry’s, Rolex, The New York Times, Wallpaper*, Royal Mail, The Guardian, Harrods, Procter & Gamble, Wired, The British Council, Maersk, The Tate, Nestea, Gap, KPMG, Fast Company Magazine, It’s Nice That.

Followers 15.5k

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Biography

Scissor wizard Owen Gildersleeve is an award-winning artist based in London. He specialises in handcrafted illustration and set design. Owen’s unique style — honed over the past 10 years — brings graphic designs to life through carefully hand-cut layers and a playful use of light and shadow. Working with an array of international clients, his practice ranges from intricate paper illustrations and animations, shot in his East London studio, to large-scale sets, window displays and installations. As well as commercial projects Owen enjoys exploring ideas and themes of his own, creating new bodies of work for shows and exhibitions and collaborating with other artists. His first book Paper Cut was published in 2014, and celebrates the skilled creative practices of 25 leading paper craft artists from around the world through a series of in-depth interviews carried out by Owen over the course of a year. In July 2018 his latest solo exhibition Observations from the Unknown launched at the ARGONAUT Gallery in San Francisco, featuring an original body of work celebrating the NASA’s Kepler spacecraft and its nine year mission.

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Google, Kiehl’s, The Body Shop, Ben & Jerry’s, Rolex, The New York Times, Wallpaper*, Royal Mail, The Guardian, Harrods, Procter & Gamble, Wired, The British Council, Maersk, The Tate, Nestea, Gap, KPMG, Fast Company Magazine, It’s Nice That.

Followers 15.5k

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Biography

Scissor wizard Owen Gildersleeve is an award-winning artist based in London. He specialises in handcrafted illustration and set design. Owen’s unique style — honed over the past 10 years — brings graphic designs to life through carefully hand-cut layers and a playful use of light and shadow. Working with an array of international clients, his practice ranges from intricate paper illustrations and animations, shot in his East London studio, to large-scale sets, window displays and installations. As well as commercial projects Owen enjoys exploring ideas and themes of his own, creating new bodies of work for shows and exhibitions and collaborating with other artists. His first book Paper Cut was published in 2014, and celebrates the skilled creative practices of 25 leading paper craft artists from around the world through a series of in-depth interviews carried out by Owen over the course of a year. In July 2018 his latest solo exhibition Observations from the Unknown launched at the ARGONAUT Gallery in San Francisco, featuring an original body of work celebrating the NASA’s Kepler spacecraft and its nine year mission.

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Google, Kiehl’s, The Body Shop, Ben & Jerry’s, Rolex, The New York Times, Wallpaper*, Royal Mail, The Guardian, Harrods, Procter & Gamble, Wired, The British Council, Maersk, The Tate, Nestea, Gap, KPMG, Fast Company Magazine, It’s Nice That.

Followers 15.5k
Space Watch Report After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 watch report with the theme of space to inspire the paper cut designs.

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Space Watch Report

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After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 watch report with the theme of space to inspire the paper cut designs.

Space Watch Report After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 watch report with the theme of space to inspire the paper cut designs.

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Space Watch Report

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Magnus Torsne

After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 watch report with the theme of space to inspire the paper cut designs.

Space Watch Report After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 watch report with the theme of space to inspire the paper cut designs.

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Space Watch Report

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Magnus Torsne

After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 watch report with the theme of space to inspire the paper cut designs.

Space Watch Report After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 Watch report with the theme of Space to inspire the paper cut designs.

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Space Watch Report

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Magnus Torsne

After the success of Owen’s first designs for Vanity Fair’s On Time watch report he was asked to create the designs for the April 2019 Watch report with the theme of Space to inspire the paper cut designs.

Frankly in Love Owen was approached by Penguin Random House to design the cover for David Yoon’s debut novel Frankly in Love, a contemporary realistic fiction covering themes of race, romance and cultural identity.

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Frankly in Love

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Owen was approached by Penguin Random House to design the cover for David Yoon’s debut novel Frankly in Love, a contemporary realistic fiction covering themes of race, romance and cultural identity.

Fresh 19 Awards After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

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Fresh 19 Awards

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After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

Fresh 19 Awards After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

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Fresh 19 Awards

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After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

Fresh 19 Awards After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

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Fresh 19 Awards

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After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

Fresh 19 Awards After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

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Fresh 19 Awards

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After receiving both Gold and Silver Awards in Fresh 18, Owen was approached by Fabrik to design their 2019 campaign visuals with a focus on the award elements Gold, Silver, Bronze and Carbon.

Aviation Watch Report A series of paper sets to house a selection of special edition watches for Vanity Fair's On Time Aviation issue.

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Aviation Watch Report

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A series of paper sets to house a selection of special edition watches for Vanity Fair's On Time Aviation issue.

Aviation Watch Report A series of paper sets to house a selection of special edition watches for Vanity Fair's On Time Aviation issue.

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Aviation Watch Report

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A series of paper sets to house a selection of special edition watches for Vanity Fair's On Time Aviation issue.

Aviation Watch Report A series of paper sets to house a selection of special edition watches for Vanity Fair's On Time Aviation issue.

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Aviation Watch Report

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A series of paper sets to house a selection of special edition watches for Vanity Fair's On Time Aviation issue.

Autumn Book Review An array of handcrafted paper leaves in a range of autumnal tones for The Guardian’s autumn book review.

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Autumn Book Review

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An array of handcrafted paper leaves in a range of autumnal tones for The Guardian’s autumn book review.

Autumn Book Review An array of handcrafted paper leaves in a range of autumnal tones for The Guardian’s autumn book review.

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Autumn Book Review

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An array of handcrafted paper leaves in a range of autumnal tones for The Guardian’s autumn book review.

Gel-Lyte III A collaboration with photographer James Day featuring a series of limited edition Asics Gel-Lyte III sneakers designed by Kith's Ronnie Fieg.

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Gel-Lyte III

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Dennis Post Production

A collaboration with photographer James Day featuring a series of limited edition Asics Gel-Lyte III sneakers designed by Kith's Ronnie Fieg.

Gel-Lyte III A collaboration with photographer James Day featuring a series of limited edition Asics Gel-Lyte III sneakers designed by Kith's Ronnie Fieg.

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Gel-Lyte III

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A collaboration with photographer James Day featuring a series of limited edition Asics Gel-Lyte III sneakers designed by Kith's Ronnie Fieg.

Gel-Lyte III A collaboration with photographer James Day featuring a series of limited edition Asics Gel-Lyte III sneakers designed by Kith's Ronnie Fieg.

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Gel-Lyte III

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Dennis Post Production

A collaboration with photographer James Day featuring a series of limited edition Asics Gel-Lyte III sneakers designed by Kith's Ronnie Fieg.

Wonderful Print A new limited edition print by Owen.

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Wonderful Print

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A new limited edition print by Owen.

A Very Luxury Christmas An abstract paper tree and presents for Space NK's Christmas cover shoot, featuring an array of their luxury beauty products.

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A Very Luxury Christmas

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An abstract paper tree and presents for Space NK's Christmas cover shoot, featuring an array of their luxury beauty products.

A Very Luxury Christmas An abstract paper tree and presents for Space NK's Christmas cover shoot, featuring an array of their luxury beauty products.

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A Very Luxury Christmas

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An abstract paper tree and presents for Space NK's Christmas cover shoot, featuring an array of their luxury beauty products.

Variety500 A typographic cover illustration for the inaugural issue of Variety500.

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Variety500

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A typographic cover illustration for the inaugural issue of Variety500.

Forms I A new short film created in collaboration with photographer Stephen Lenthall as part of a new collaborative video series devised by London based, creative sound studio Mount Audio.

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Forms I

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A new short film created in collaboration with photographer Stephen Lenthall as part of a new collaborative video series devised by London based, creative sound studio Mount Audio.

Outside Lands Poster for the 10th Edition of Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco.

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Outside Lands

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Poster for the 10th Edition of Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco.

Light and Form Cover image for design blog FormFiftyFive, bringing their logo-ark to life as a three-dimensional paper set.

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Light and Form

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Cover image for design blog FormFiftyFive, bringing their logo-ark to life as a three-dimensional paper set.

Lush Self Preserving Campaign A collaboration with Lush for their Self Preserving campaign.

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Lush Self Preserving Campaign

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A collaboration with Lush for their Self Preserving campaign.

Lush Self Preserving Campaign A collaboration with Lush for their Self Preserving campaign.

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Lush Self Preserving Campaign

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A collaboration with Lush for their Self Preserving campaign.

My Amazing Body Machine One of fifty papercraft artworks for a book that takes young readers on a journey through the human anatomy.

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My Amazing Body Machine

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One of fifty papercraft artworks for a book that takes young readers on a journey through the human anatomy.

Fanta Mashup Owen recently teamed up with Fanta for their 'Fanta Mashup' campaign to launch their global rebrand.

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Fanta Mashup

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Owen recently teamed up with Fanta for their 'Fanta Mashup' campaign to launch their global rebrand.

Shadow Spaces Shadow Spaces is a new personal series by Owen that studies the relationship between space, form, light and it’s natural counterpart, shadow.

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Shadow Spaces

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Shadow Spaces is a new personal series by Owen that studies the relationship between space, form, light and it’s natural counterpart, shadow.

Shadow Spaces Shadow Spaces is a new personal series by Owen that studies the relationship between space, form, light and it’s natural counterpart, shadow.

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Shadow Spaces

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Shadow Spaces is a new personal series by Owen that studies the relationship between space, form, light and it’s natural counterpart, shadow.

Shadow Spaces Shadow Spaces is a new personal series by Owen that studies the relationship between space, form, light and it’s natural counterpart, shadow.

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Shadow Spaces

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Shadow Spaces is a new personal series by Owen that studies the relationship between space, form, light and it’s natural counterpart, shadow.

American Express Card Art Owen takes American Express' Platinum Card to the Arctic for this commissioned piece.

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American Express Card Art

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Owen takes American Express' Platinum Card to the Arctic for this commissioned piece.

American Express Card Art Owen takes American Express' Gold Card into the desert for this commissioned piece.

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American Express Card Art

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Owen takes American Express' Gold Card into the desert for this commissioned piece.

American Express Card Art Owen takes American Express' Green Card into the jungle for this commissioned piece.

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American Express Card Art

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Owen takes American Express' Green Card into the jungle for this commissioned piece.

X A special cover for the 10th Anniversary Edition of GOOD Magazine featuring ten hand cut paper layers, as if looking back through the years.

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A special cover for the 10th Anniversary Edition of GOOD Magazine featuring ten hand cut paper layers, as if looking back through the years.

Fortune Cover Proposal

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Fortune Cover Proposal

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Idols : Prince A personal project by Owen.

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Idols : Prince

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A personal project by Owen.

Idols : David Bowie A personal project by Owen.

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Idols : David Bowie

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A personal project by Owen.

Unfolding Amyloidosis An origami paper heart for biotech company Prothena to illustrate their research into “unfolding” Amyloidosis, a rare disease in which abnormally folded proteins cluster together.

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Unfolding Amyloidosis

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An origami paper heart for biotech company Prothena to illustrate their research into “unfolding” Amyloidosis, a rare disease in which abnormally folded proteins cluster together.

Digital Health A set of illustrations created for Korn Ferry Institute's Briefings magazine to accompany an article about the masses of patient data collected by the medical field each year.

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Digital Health

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A set of illustrations created for Korn Ferry Institute's Briefings magazine to accompany an article about the masses of patient data collected by the medical field each year.

Best of 2015 Opener illustration for The Washington Post's Best of 2015 feature.

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Best of 2015

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Opener illustration for The Washington Post's Best of 2015 feature.

Best of 2015 Illustration for The Washington Post's Best of 2015 feature.

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Best of 2015

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Illustration for The Washington Post's Best of 2015 feature.

Best of 2015 Illustration for The Washington Post's Best of 2015 feature.

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Best of 2015

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Illustration for The Washington Post's Best of 2015 feature.

Paper Trail Cover illustration for SHOP magazine's Rome issue, playing with Italian hand marbled paper stocks.

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Paper Trail

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Cover illustration for SHOP magazine's Rome issue, playing with Italian hand marbled paper stocks.

Nissan Juke: Folded in Britain To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Nissan Juke, Owen was commissioned to create a life-size origami inspired paper car.

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Nissan Juke: Folded in Britain

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To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Nissan Juke, Owen was commissioned to create a life-size origami inspired paper car.

Nissan Juke: Folded in Britain To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Nissan Juke, Owen was commissioned to create a life-size origami inspired paper car.

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Nissan Juke: Folded in Britain

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To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Nissan Juke, Owen was commissioned to create a life-size origami inspired paper car.

Nissan Juke: Folded in Britain To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Nissan Juke, Owen was commissioned to create a life-size origami inspired paper car.

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Nissan Juke: Folded in Britain

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To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Nissan Juke, Owen was commissioned to create a life-size origami inspired paper car.

In the Ream of the Senses A collaboration with photographer Owen Silverwood for Creative Review's 2015 Annual. The series was a promotion for the paper company Arjowiggins.

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In the Ream of the Senses

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A collaboration with photographer Owen Silverwood for Creative Review's 2015 Annual. The series was a promotion for the paper company Arjowiggins.

In the Ream of the Senses A collaboration with photographer Owen Silverwood for Creative Review's 2015 Annual. The series was a promotion for the paper company Arjowiggins.

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In the Ream of the Senses

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Owen Silverwood

A collaboration with photographer Owen Silverwood for Creative Review's 2015 Annual. The series was a promotion for the paper company Arjowiggins.

In the Ream of the Senses A collaboration with photographer Owen Silverwood for Creative Review's 2015 Annual. The series was a promotion for the paper company Arjowiggins.

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In the Ream of the Senses

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A collaboration with photographer Owen Silverwood for Creative Review's 2015 Annual. The series was a promotion for the paper company Arjowiggins.

Paper Cut Owen's first book is an exploration into the contemporary world of papercraft art and illustration.

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Paper Cut

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Owen's first book is an exploration into the contemporary world of papercraft art and illustration.

Paulig Special Blend 2015 Key image for the campaign of Paulig's Special Blend 2015 coffee.

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Paulig Special Blend 2015

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Key image for the campaign of Paulig's Special Blend 2015 coffee.

Cousin Album cover for Cousin's new album, Music To Polish Your Rifle To.

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Cousin

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Album cover for Cousin's new album, Music To Polish Your Rifle To.

Discoverer’s Alliance A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

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Discoverer’s Alliance

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Benedict Morgan

A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

Discoverer’s Alliance A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

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Discoverer’s Alliance

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Benedict Morgan

A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

Discoverer’s Alliance A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

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Discoverer’s Alliance

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Benedict Morgan

A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

Discoverer’s Alliance A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

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Discoverer’s Alliance

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Benedict Morgan

A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

Discoverer’s Alliance A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

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Discoverer’s Alliance

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Benedict Morgan

A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

Discoverer’s Alliance A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

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Discoverer’s Alliance

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Benedict Morgan

A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

Discoverer’s Alliance A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

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Discoverer’s Alliance

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Benedict Morgan

A collaboration with photographer Benedict Morgan. The series is a mockumentary of the Discoverer's Alliance, a fictional society devoted to the exploration of sea and space.

Christmas Has Never Felt So Good Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

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Christmas Has Never Felt So Good

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Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

Christmas Has Never Felt So Good Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

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Christmas Has Never Felt So Good

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Matthew Shave

Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

Christmas Has Never Felt So Good Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

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Christmas Has Never Felt So Good

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Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

Christmas Has Never Felt So Good Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

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Christmas Has Never Felt So Good

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Owen recently teamed up with photographer Matthew Shave on the 2014 Christmas Campaign for The Body Shop.

Valentine's Play To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

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Valentine's Play

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To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

Valentine's Play To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

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To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

Valentine's Play To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

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Valentine's Play

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To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

Valentine's Play To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

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Valentine's Play

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To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

Valentine's Play To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

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Valentine's Play

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To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

Valentine's Play To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

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Valentine's Play

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To celebrate Valentine's Day Google asked Owen Gildersleeve to create a set of bold and graphic illustrations to use as backdrops for the Google Play website.

Quality Street Set design for British Vogue's festive beauty product feature.

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Quality Street

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Set design for British Vogue's festive beauty product feature.

Artfully Made An image for Kiehl's 'Artfully Made' campaign featuring their Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate.

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Artfully Made

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Sam Hofman

An image for Kiehl's 'Artfully Made' campaign featuring their Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate.

Distant Aeons A pair of artworks exploring wormholes and parallel universes.

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Distant Aeons

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A pair of artworks exploring wormholes and parallel universes.

Distant Aeons A pair of artworks exploring wormholes and parallel universes.

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A pair of artworks exploring wormholes and parallel universes.

Juhla Mokka A collaboration with Janine Rewell for the Finnish coffee company Paulig. Janine designed a special edition tin for Paulig's Juhla Mokka coffee. Using her vector illustration as inspiration Owen was then commissioned to turn her image into a set, in which the tin would be photographed for Paulig's advertising campaign.

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Juhla Mokka

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Kimmo Virtanen

A collaboration with Janine Rewell for the Finnish coffee company Paulig. Janine designed a special edition tin for Paulig's Juhla Mokka coffee. Using her vector illustration as inspiration Owen was then commissioned to turn her image into a set, in which the tin would be photographed for Paulig's advertising campaign.

Summer Playtime A set of three wallpapers for Google Play's summer promotion, themed around kids and family.

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Summer Playtime

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A set of three wallpapers for Google Play's summer promotion, themed around kids and family.

Summer Playtime A set of three wallpapers for Google Play's summer promotion, themed around kids and family.

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A set of three wallpapers for Google Play's summer promotion, themed around kids and family.

Summer Playtime A set of three wallpapers for Google Play's summer promotion, themed around kids and family.

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Summer Playtime

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A set of three wallpapers for Google Play's summer promotion, themed around kids and family.

Istanbul Palaces Cover artwork for SHOP Magazine's Istanbul issue. The illustration was based on a feature article about the beautiful and historic palaces in Istanbul.

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Cover artwork for SHOP Magazine's Istanbul issue. The illustration was based on a feature article about the beautiful and historic palaces in Istanbul.

Innovation Labs Illustration for Fast Company magazine to accompany a feature article about large companies purchasing smaller companies and research labs in order to improve themselves and enhance their own products.

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Innovation Labs

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Illustration for Fast Company magazine to accompany a feature article about large companies purchasing smaller companies and research labs in order to improve themselves and enhance their own products.

Grooves A personal illustration inspired by record grooves, playing with layering and shadow.

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Grooves

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A personal illustration inspired by record grooves, playing with layering and shadow.

Project Loon Illustration for Fast Company magazine to accompany an article about Google's Project Loon — a network of balloons bringing Wi-Fi to the world.

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Project Loon

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Illustration for Fast Company magazine to accompany an article about Google's Project Loon — a network of balloons bringing Wi-Fi to the world.

Violet Cave Set design for a shoot for a Viktor & Rolf feature in Wonderland magazine. The set was inspired by the geometric forms of the Flowerbomb bottle.

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Set design for a shoot for a Viktor & Rolf feature in Wonderland magazine. The set was inspired by the geometric forms of the Flowerbomb bottle.

Do Something Cover illustration for the first edition of the The Guardian’s new lifestyle magazine Do Something. The typographic illustration is inspired by makers marks and incorporates all of the featured articles in the magazine.

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Cover illustration for the first edition of the The Guardian’s new lifestyle magazine Do Something. The typographic illustration is inspired by makers marks and incorporates all of the featured articles in the magazine.

Handmade Portraits A set of contributor portraits for the 2013 edition of Wallpaper* Handmade.

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Handmade Portraits

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A set of contributor portraits for the 2013 edition of Wallpaper* Handmade.

The World Within a Grain of Sand Cover design and opener illustration for Finnish magazine, Grafia. The theme of the issue was "The World Within a Grain of Sand", exploring infographic design and illustration.

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The World Within a Grain of Sand

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Cover design and opener illustration for Finnish magazine, Grafia. The theme of the issue was "The World Within a Grain of Sand", exploring infographic design and illustration.

Sleep Spaces A personal project inspired by dreaming, surrealism and the poetry of Robert Desnos.

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A personal project inspired by dreaming, surrealism and the poetry of Robert Desnos.

Sleep Spaces A personal project inspired by dreaming, surrealism and the poetry of Robert Desnos.

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A personal project inspired by dreaming, surrealism and the poetry of Robert Desnos.

Cloud Solutions Campaign for KPMG to advertise their Cloud Solutions. Commissioned by JWT New York, the adverts were used in all three major New York airports.

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Cloud Solutions

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Campaign for KPMG to advertise their Cloud Solutions. Commissioned by JWT New York, the adverts were used in all three major New York airports.

Cloud Solutions Campaign for KPMG to advertise their Cloud Solutions. Commissioned by JWT New York, the adverts were used in all three major New York airports.

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Cloud Solutions

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Campaign for KPMG to advertise their Cloud Solutions. Commissioned by JWT New York, the adverts were used in all three major New York airports.

Cloud Solutions Campaign for KPMG to advertise their Cloud Solutions. Commissioned by JWT New York, the adverts were used in all three major New York airports.

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Cloud Solutions

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Campaign for KPMG to advertise their Cloud Solutions. Commissioned by JWT New York, the adverts were used in all three major New York airports.

Most Innovative Companies A set of illustrations for Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue.

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Most Innovative Companies

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A set of illustrations for Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue.

Most Innovative Companies A set of illustrations for Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue.

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Most Innovative Companies

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A set of illustrations for Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue.

Most Innovative Companies A set of illustrations for Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue.

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Most Innovative Companies

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A set of illustrations for Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue.

See Your World Differently A collaboration with the illustrator Lesley Barnes for the 2013 Glasgow Film Festival.

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See Your World Differently

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A collaboration with the illustrator Lesley Barnes for the 2013 Glasgow Film Festival.

Let's Do Brunch A typographic illustration inspired by a trip to New York.

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Let's Do Brunch

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A typographic illustration inspired by a trip to New York.

Cologne Containers Set design for Intersection magazine for a male perfume feature.

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Cologne Containers

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Set design for Intersection magazine for a male perfume feature.

To Climb A Mountain A set of illustrations for Nordea Private Banking's PB magazine.

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To Climb A Mountain

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A set of illustrations for Nordea Private Banking's PB magazine.

iPad Explosion Cover illustration for Computer Arts' special iPad Design guide, featuring a hand-made paper iPad exploding with creativity.

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Cover illustration for Computer Arts' special iPad Design guide, featuring a hand-made paper iPad exploding with creativity.

Chunks for a Change Set design and paper elements for Ben & Jerry's worldwide campaign promoting their new range of flavours, which are so thick they'll bend your spoon.

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Chunks for a Change

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Set design and paper elements for Ben & Jerry's worldwide campaign promoting their new range of flavours, which are so thick they'll bend your spoon.

All in the Crop An illustration for Wallpaper* to accompany an article about how luxury brands are now going straight to the source for their materials.

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All in the Crop

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An illustration for Wallpaper* to accompany an article about how luxury brands are now going straight to the source for their materials.

More Than Words A project for Harrods' online boutique, promoting the store's range of Valentine's Day gift ideas.

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A project for Harrods' online boutique, promoting the store's range of Valentine's Day gift ideas.

Green Giants? An illustration for Bloomberg Businessweek accompanying an article about Big Oil's push towards renewable energy.

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Green Giants?

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An illustration for Bloomberg Businessweek accompanying an article about Big Oil's push towards renewable energy.

Incident of Nature An illustration for the Royal Mail's 2011 Year Book, to introduce a chapter on the William Morris stamp collection.

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Incident of Nature

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An illustration for the Royal Mail's 2011 Year Book, to introduce a chapter on the William Morris stamp collection.

Stargazing A personal illustration inspired by the night sky, referencing various celestial charts.

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Stargazing

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A personal illustration inspired by the night sky, referencing various celestial charts.

The Dirty Life A cover design for the second edition of Kristin Kimball's book "The Dirty Life" published by Portobello Books.

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The Dirty Life

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A cover design for the second edition of Kristin Kimball's book "The Dirty Life" published by Portobello Books.

Abscission A personal project inspired by an autumnal walk through the park.

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Abscission

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A personal project inspired by an autumnal walk through the park.

Cutting Edge — Rolex A range of paper sets to accompany a photo shoot for classic Rolex watches.

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Cutting Edge — Rolex

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A range of paper sets to accompany a photo shoot for classic Rolex watches.

Cutting Edge — Rolex A range of paper sets to accompany a photo shoot for classic Rolex watches.

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Cutting Edge — Rolex

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