Ben O'Brien
Illustrator
Frome, United Kingdom
Tel: +447816470787
bentheillustrator.com

I’m excited by shapes, form, movement and colour. The tip of a pine-tree, the wave before it drops, the corner of a building, the curve of an eyebrow; I find these forms exciti… Show more.

Message Ben
Profile updated 23rd October, 2019
Member since 14th April, 2015
Awards
3x3 Merit Award for Pattern Design
Clients
Aardman, Airside, BBC, Berri Fruit Juice, Computer Arts, Delta Airlines, Fuel Juice Bars, FuseProject, Girl Scouts of USA, GQ Magazine, Honda, International Contemporary Furniture …
Portfolio link: https://illo.cc/55256
Agents
La Suite
Territory: France
lasuite-illustration.com
Call: +33 (0) 6 15 27 95 23
morgane@lasuite-illustration.com
Mendola Artists
Territory: United States
mendolaart.com/
Call: 212.986.5680
tom@mendolaart.com



The Sleep School - I worked with The Sleep School to create a huge set of illustrations for their blog and social media. The illu... View Article
Foodism Magazine - I was commissioned by Foodism magazine to illustrate a feature article looking at the new romantic meals; out ... View Article
Website Illustration for Made By Kingfisher - I worked with digital agency Made By Kingfisher to create a bespoke illustration for their website, inspired b... View Article
Cepac launch new curved packaging with Ben the… I worked alongside Don’t Walk to illustrate a brilliant new packaging sample for Scottish beverage packa... View Article
People Who Travel - This year I am working on an on-going project of illustrating real people on their travels, taken from submiss... View Article
Glow-in-the-dark mirror print from Ben the Ill… I worked closely with Alasdair Manson to create this very special screen print, now available from Manson̵... View Article
Packaging artwork for Granola For Gangsters - I created a limited edition pack design for badass breakfast bakers Granola for Gangsters. Entitled ‘Esp... View Article
Ben the Illustrator releases 2018 Calendar! - I am very happy to be launching my 2018 Animals Calendar, a series of artworks inspired by the documentaries o... View Article
Where Do Ideas Come From? - I worked closely with Tina Berstein, at Mapology Guides, and writer Robbie Dale to create this very special il... View Article
Illustrations for Girls Who Grind Coffee packa… This year I have been working alongside my wife Fi on the design and packaging for her new coffee roastery Gir... View Article
Spotlight Artist: Ben O’Brien - How many years have you been a freelance illustrator? I’ve been a full-time illustrator for 12 years now... View Article
UNUM animated city - I worked with We Launch to create an animated city for an informative advertisement for UNUM, including street... View Article
The Long Read for The Guardian - I was commissioned by The Guardian to illustrate the ‘Long Read’ in the Journal section, accompany... View Article
Earth Day for NYCDOT - I worked alongside the New York City Department of Transport (NYCDOT) to create a huge series of street signs ... View Article
UIPP - I worked with UIPP in France to illustrate the history of agricultural science, from the 1800s to today, chart... View Article
‘The Cacti Club’ art prints - I just released a new set of art prints inspired by beautiful cacti and succulents. Each print is now availabl... View Article
Yohji Yamamoto Art Prints - I illustrated a set of art prints inspired by items from the archives of Yohji Yamamoto.... View Article
Bookblock Notebook Covers - I worked with Bookblock to create a set of four hard-backed notebooks, each inspired by a different type of cr... View Article
Festifeel X The House of Vans - I was asked to contribute a piece of artwork for the Touchie Feelie Exhibition at The House of Vans in London,... View Article
Purple Exhibition - I was asked by organiser Robert Lomas to contribute to the Purple Exhibition in Manchester, paying tribute to ... View Article
‘Guide to Rio 2016’ for United Air… Ink Publishing commissioned me to illustrate a guide to Rio 2016 for United Airlines magazine ‘Hemispher... View Article
Box Pensions’ Metropolis - I worked with design agency We Launch to illustrate a vibrant metropolis city for Box Pensions’ new webs... View Article
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off art print - To celebrate 30 years since the original cinema release of John Hughes cult classic film “Ferris Bueller... View Article
Is this your Dream Workspace? - I asked Twitter “What’s your Dream Workspace?”. Twitter replied… and then I illustrate... View Article
The Wonder of Coffee - As a keen coffee drinker I felt the need to create an illustrated tribute to the wonder of coffee, from the Et... View Article
American Express - American Express commissioned me to design three credit cards for their Green, Gold and Platinum cards, inspir... View Article
The Molly Ringwald Trilogy art print - New art print celebrating the empowering 1980s icon Molly Ringwald and the characters she played in John Hughe... View Article
The Title CD Artwork - Eight years after our original collaboration, it was great to come back together with Nick and Evan from New J... View Article
Net Magazine Cover Illustration - Net Magazine asked me to illustrate their latest cover, focusing on the topic of interface design. I decided t... View Article
‘Hideaways’ Art Print Collection - Ben the Illustrator has launched his new art print collection entitle ‘Hideaways’ celebrating esca... View Article
‘…And The Trucks Are Awesome Too&#… My contribution to the Present! Charity Exhibition at the Proud Archivist in London as part of London Design W... View Article
Shelbourne Property - Ben the Illustrator recently worked with commercial real estate company Shelbourne in the USA, illustrating th... View Article
Walking Is Good For Your Head - Ben the Illustrator was approached by Pentagram Design in London and asked to contribute an artwork to their &... View Article
‘Soccer Stadiums’ series of illust… I was asked by Form & Glory to create some sports-inspired art prints. This series focuses on five of the ... View Article