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AM I COL­LEC­TIVE

Full team

Am I Col­lec­tive of­fers award-win­ning cre­ative so­lu­tions to clients world­wide, spe­cial­is­ing in pack­ag­ing, cor­po­rate iden­tity, an­i­ma­tion and il­lus­tra­tion. An­i­ma­tion di­rec­tor Ruan Ver­meulen, cre­ative di­rec­tor Christo Bas­son and head of de­sign Chris Moore nom­i­nated projects for the An­nual. www.am­i­col­lec­tive.com

RUS­SELL BAR­RETT

BBH, In­dia

Rus­sell has spent 16-odd years in the ad­ver­tis­ing in­dus­try, in­clud­ing stints as a se­nior writer at Ogilvy, cre­ative di­rec­tor at Leo Bur­nett and ex­ec­u­tive cre­ative di­rec­tor at Bates In­dia, where he led his depart­ment to one of its most suc­cess­ful years. He is now CCO and man­ag­ing part­ner at BBH In­dia. www.bartle­bogle­he­garty.com

JONAS BERGSTRAND

Il­lus­tra­tor

As a child, Jonas would spend hours at the kitchen ta­ble, try­ing to copy the styles of il­lus­tra­tors such as Mort Drucker and Mad Mag­a­zine’s Jack Davis. His ob­ses­sion with im­ages lasted through the years, and he’s now an in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned il­lus­tra­tor. www.jonas­bergstrand.com

LE­AN­DRO CASTELAO

Graphic artist

Af­ter sev­eral years teach­ing ty­pog­ra­phy and il­lus­tra­tion at the Univer­sity of Buenos Aires, Ar­gen­tine graphic artist Le­an­dro re­lo­cated to New York in 2013. His port­fo­lio is packed with beau­ti­ful print, 3D and mo­tion work for clients in­clud­ing Nike, Esquire, Nokia and GQ. www.le­an­dro­caste­lao.com

BEN THE IL­LUS­TRA­TOR

Hud­dle For­ma­tion

For over a decade, Ben has cre­ated vi­brant vec­tor art­work for use across ev­ery­thing from in­ter­ac­tive ad­ver­tis­ing to re­tail in­te­ri­ors and tex­tiles. In 2014, he launched mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary stu­dio Hud­dle For­ma­tion with his wife and busi­ness part­ner, tex­tile prod­uct de­signer Fiona. hud­dle­for­ma­tion.prosite.com

RAY­MOND BIESINGER

Artist

Ray­mond is a self­taught il­lus­tra­tor based in Mon­tréal, whose work has ap­peared in ev­ery­thing from The New Yorker to Le Monde to The Wal­rus. He has cre­ated over 1,400 projects since the year 2000, us­ing a mix of “phys­i­cal things, elec­tronic means and com­plex ge­om­e­try”. w w w.fif­teen.ca

GEMMA O’BRIEN Ty­pog­ra­pher and il­lus­tra­tor

Gemma is a Syd­ney­based ty­pog­ra­pher and artist rep­re­sented by The Jacky Win­ter Group. Known for her slick il­lus­trated type treat­ments, brush styles and hand-let­ter­ing, she splits her time be­tween commercial com­mis­sions, art projects and host­ing hand-let­ter­ing work­shops. jack y win­ter.com/artists/gemma-obrien

JON COCK­LEY

Hand­some Frank

Jon set up Lon­don­based il­lus­tra­tion agency Hand­some Frank with his cousin Tom Robin­son four years ago, fol­low­ing a decade work­ing in pub­lish­ing. He now rep­re­sents some of the world’s leading il­lus­tra­tors and is in­volved with projects in the worlds of ad­ver­tis­ing, de­sign and pub­lish­ing. www.hand­some­frank.com

GAUTE TENOLD AASE

Anti

Gaute is a se­nior de­signer and part­ner at ac­claimed Nor­we­gian agency Anti, where he han­dles ev­ery­thing from big iden­tity work for DNB – Nor­way´s big­gest bank – and The Nor­we­gian Tax Ad­min­is­tra­tion to stun­ning il­lus­tra­tion work for IMG Mod­els, fash­ion mag­a­zine SVA and lo­cal fash­ion store Galleriet. Gaute was pre­vi­ously co-owner and de­signer at Grand­peo­ple, which merged with Anti in 2013. The in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned stu­dio was cel­e­brated for its ex­per­i­men­tal il­lus­tra­tion and type treat­ment for clients like Nike, Con­verse, Carl´s Cars and Datarock. www.anti.as

NOMA BAR

Graphic artist

Is­raeli-born Noma stud­ied graphic de­sign and ty­pog­ra­phy at the Jerusalem Academy of Art and De­sign be­fore mov­ing to Lon­don in 2001. He de­scribes his craft as vis­ual com­mu­ni­ca­tion, com­bin­ing the skills of an artist, il­lus­tra­tor and de­signer. His work has been ex­hib­ited world­wide, and he has two highly ac­claimed books: Guess Who? The Many Faces of Noma Bar, and Neg­a­tive Space. In 2012, he was awarded a Yel­low Pen­cil at the D&AD Pro­fes­sional Awards for his se­ries of Don DeLilo cov­ers, cre­ated with It’s Nice That. www.dutchun­cle.co.uk/noma-bar

TOMáS GAR­CIA

Cre­ative di­rec­tor

Tomás is a cre­ative di­rec­tor and art di­rec­tor based in Buenos Aires. He’s one of the founders of CG an­i­ma­tion and char­ac­ter de­sign stu­dio Pep­per­Me­lon, where he cre­ates vi­brant an­i­mated, mo­tion and de­sign projects. He’s cur­rently work­ing on projects re­lated to tech­nol­ogy, ed­u­ca­tions and arts. www.tomas­gar­cia.co

CHRIS JUDGE

Il­lus­tra­tor

Chris is an award­win­ning au­thor and il­lus­tra­tor from Dublin. His pic­ture books in­clude the Beast se­ries, The Great Ex­plorer and TiN. He’s re­cently il­lus­trated Roddy Doyle’s Bril­liant, and is col­lab­o­rat­ing on a new book with co­me­dian David O’Do­herty called Dan­ger is Every­where! www.chris­judge.com

LIZ LEAVIT T

Levine/Leav­itt

Liz is one of the own­ers of Levine/ Leav­itt, an in­ter­na­tional artists’ man­age­ment agency rep­re­sent­ing a se­lect ros­ter of out­stand­ing pho­tog­ra­phers, il­lus­tra­tors, de­sign­ers and di­rec­tors. Prior to found­ing the agency in 1999, Liz spent sev­eral years at Mag­num Pho­tos and Stock­land Mar­tel. www.ll­reps.com

JUSTIN MALLER

Il­lus­tra­tor

Justin is an Aus­tralian il­lus­tra­tor and art di­rec­tor based in New York. He’s been cre­at­ing dig­i­tal art for over 15 years, and has been a full-time free­lance artist for the past eight. He’s also the cre­ative di­rec­tor of the Depth­core col­lec­tive, an in­ter­na­tional mod­ern art group he es­tab­lished in 2002. www.justin­maller.com

JENNIFER GON­ZA­LEZ AND MARIO HUGO

Hugo & Marie

Founded in 2008, this agency spe­cialises in artist man­age­ment. Busi­ness di­rec­tor Jennifer han­dles the man­age­ment side, while cre­ative di­rec­tor Mario is a tal­ented il­lus­tra­tor in his own right. Thanks to the whole team, who all helped nom­i­nate projects for the An­nual. www.hugoand­marie.com

BJORN RUNE LIE

Il­lus­tra­tor and artist

Bris­tol-based il­lus­tra­tor Bjorn’s im­ages are in­spired by child­hood mem­o­ries, Nor­we­gian na­ture, folk art and noir films. He’s writ­ten and il­lus­trated two award-win­ning chil­dren’s books in his na­tive Nor­way, and his third book, The Wolf’s Whis­tle, was pub­lished by Nobrow in 2010. www.bjorn­lie.com

SARAH MAZZETTI

Il­lus­tra­tor

Sarah is an Ital­ian il­lus­tra­tor based in Mi­lan. She works for in­ter­na­tional clients such as The New York Times, Eni, Fel­trinelli, YCN and The Fader, and has been fea­tured in 3X3 mag­a­zine and Amer­i­can Il­lus­tra­tion. She also co-cu­rates a self-pub­lish­ing la­bel called Teiera, and teaches at IED in Mi­lan. w w w.car­go­col­lec­tive.com/sarah­mazzetti

JUAN MO­LINET

Il­lus­tra­tor

Buenos Aires-born Juan is an il­lus­tra­tor, char­ac­ter de­signer and art di­rec­tor with a global client list in­clud­ing Cartoon Net­work, Le Monde, the Guardian and Cad­bury. His free­lance work is mainly for tele­vi­sion and printed me­dia, and he has sev­eral per­sonal side projects in­volv­ing il­lus­tra­tion and fine art. www.lebu­reau.tv

POMME CHAN

Il­lus­tra­tor

Bangkok-born il­lus­tra­tor Pomme picked up a BA in in­te­rior de­sign be­fore study­ing graphic de­sign and com­mu­ni­ca­tion at Lon­don Col­lege of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Since then, she’s worked free­lance in the worlds of ad­ver­tis­ing, fash­ion and ed­i­to­rial, cre­at­ing art for the likes of Lib­erty, Nike, Mi­crosoft, Con­verse, Conde Nast, At­lantic Records, Mercedes-Benz, La Perla and Top­shop. Pomme’s pas­sion for prints and pat­terns has led to her pro­duc­ing a plethora of prod­ucts, in­clud­ing scarves, cush­ions, bags and cloth­ing, which can be found on her web­site. www.pom­me­pomme.com

LOUISE CHAP­PELL AND BECKY BOLTON

Good Wives and War­riors

Louise and Becky make up cre­ative part­ner­ship Good Wives And War­riors. The pair met while study­ing paint­ing at Glas­gow School of Art, and be­gan work­ing to­gether in 2007, shortly af­ter grad­u­at­ing. They now di­vide their time be­tween de­sign­ing large-scale in­stal­la­tions for fine art set­tings, and un­der­tak­ing de­sign com­mis­sions for com­pa­nies in the UK and abroad, in­clud­ing Ab­so­lut Vodka, Swarovski, Adi­das, Swatch and MTV. The duo’s work has been ex­hib­ited every­where from Berlin to Mel­bourne, Buenos Aires, San Fran­cisco and be­yond. www.good­wivesand­war­riors.co.uk

MATT W MOORE

MWM Graph­ics

Matt grad­u­ated from Maine Col­lege of Art in 2005 and went on to found de­sign, il­lus­tra­tion and fine art stu­dio MWM Graph­ics, where he’s racked up a client list that in­cludes Coca-Cola, Bur­ton, Citroën, Diesel, Nike and Mi­crosoft. He works to the credo: ‘range is con­ducive to growth’. www.mwm­graph­ics.com

SERGE SEIDLITZ

Il­lus­tra­tor

Serge links his de­ci­sion to be­come an il­lus­tra­tor to “a steady diet of MTV and Mad Mag­a­zine” while grow­ing up. Af­ter study­ing graphic de­sign at Cam­ber­well, he worked as a de­signer at Cartoon Net­work be­fore leav­ing to fo­cus on il­lus­tra­tion. His client list in­cludes NME mag­a­zine and MTV. w w w.serge­sei­dlitz.com

GARY TAX­ALI

Artist

One of North Amer­ica’s fore­most con­tem­po­rary fine artists, Gary has won hun­dreds of il­lus­tra­tion and de­sign awards, in­clud­ing a Grammy nom­i­na­tion for his al­bum cover art­work for Aimee Mann in 2009. His art can be seen in gal­leries all around the world. www.gar ytax­ali.com

PAUL WIL­LOUGHBY

Hu­man Af­ter All

Paul is an award­win­ning cre­ative di­rec­tor, co-founder of cre­ative agency Hu­man Af­ter All and has been cre­ative di­rec­tor of Lit­tle White Lies mag­a­zine since its in­cep­tion in 2005. Paul has also worked as an il­lus­tra­tor for clients in­clud­ing the Guardian, IBM and Nike. www.paulwilloughby.com

CAMILLA PARSONS AND GAVIN LU­CAS

Out­line Artists

Camilla of Out­line Edi­tions teamed up with ex-Cre­ative Re­view se­nior writer Gavin to set up il­lus­tra­tion agency and con­sul­tancy Out­line Artists. The agency now rep­re­sents a small but di­verse ros­ter of in­ter­na­tional im­age-mak­ing and de­sign talent. www.out­lin­eartists.com

SI­MON SPILS­BURY

Il­lus­tra­tor

Si­mon’s cre­ations have been de­scribed as spon­ta­neous, hu­mor­ous and el­e­gant, with one US art di­rec­tor once com­ment­ing: “Spils­bury’s draw­ings jump off the page and bite me on the ass”. He has two decades of ex­pe­ri­ence in il­lus­tra­tion, and has won awards from D&AD and Bri­tish Il­lus­tra­tion. www.spils­bury.co.uk

CARSON TING

Chair­man Ting

Hav­ing launched his ca­reer in ad­ver­tis­ing, Carson now works as a free­lance art di­rec­tor and runs his own il­lus­tra­tion and cre­ative stu­dio – Chair­man Ting – work­ing on projects for clients in­clud­ing Mi­crosoft, Adi­das Orig­i­nals, Cartoon Net­work, Kidrobot and IdN mag­a­zine. www.car­sonting.com

JEREMY WORTS­MAN The Jacky Win­ter Group

Jeremy is founder and di­rec­tor of The Jacky Win­ter Group, Aus­tralia’s leading cre­ative ser­vices agency, and its as­so­ci­ated gallery space, Lam­ing­ton Drive. Pre­vi­ously, he co­founded de­sign prac­tice Chase & Gal­ley, and also launched Is Not Mag­a­zine. www.jack­y­win­ter.com

OL­LIE MUN­DEN

ilovedust

Ol­lie cur­rently works at ilovedust as se­nior de­signer, a role he pre­vi­ously held at McFaul Stu­dio. He also free­lances as MegaMunden, tak­ing on com­mis­sions for il­lus­tra­tion, mu­ral work and tat­too de­sign – you’ll find some of the lat­ter in­side this An­nual. He’s as happy work­ing for cor­po­rate gi­ants as he is for pri­vate clients, and de­scribes his style as a meld­ing pot of vin­tage skate art, psychedelia, na­ture and the essence of the Far East. Pre­vi­ous clients have in­cluded the likes of Nike, Toshiba, Voda­fone, Pen­guin Books and Levi’s. www.megamunden.com

JES­SICA WALSH

Sagmeister & Walsh

De­signer and art di­rec­tor Jes­sica worked with Pen­ta­gram and Print Mag­a­zine be­fore fa­mously join­ing Sagmeister Inc. to form Sagmeister & Walsh, an NYC-based de­sign firm with a global rep­u­ta­tion and a client list in­clud­ing Red Bull, BMW, the Guggen­heim Mu­seum, MOMA, Ran­dom House, Lou Reed and Jay-Z. In 2009, Com­puter Arts pegged her as a ris­ing star of the de­sign world, and she has since gone on to win nu­mer­ous ac­co­lades from the Art Di­rec­tors Club, the Type Di­rec­tors Club, the So­ci­ety of Pub­li­ca­tion De­sign­ers, Print, Graphis and more. www.sag­meis­ter­walsh.com

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