I was commissioned last year to design the posters for the four Cheltenham Festivals (Jazz, Classical, Literature and Science). I’m delighted to be able to share the first of these designs to go live. Cheltenham didn’t want very obvious jazz imagery (musical notes, silhouettes of musicians, etc.), but they did want something vibrant and inclusive. I’ve created a slightly Matisse-inspired poster hinting at the night and day aspect of the festival, a sense of movement and flowing lines to guide the viewer through the design and suggest the expressiveness of the music.