Julia Allum

Influenced by mid century poster art, Julia produces bold, colourful images for advertising, publishing and packaging.

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Profile updated 17th March, 2021
Member since 1st February, 2010
Prize for Illustration 2017 - Silver, 3x3 Professional Show 2019 - 2x Honourable mentions
Savills, Jumbo Supermarkten, London Transport Museum, Haulfryn Group, Cost Plus Word Market, Natwest, Expedia, Oxford University Press, Harper Collins, IPC Media, Somerset Entertai…
Portfolio link: https://illo.cc/588
Territory: Worldwide
Call: +44 (0) 20 7593 0500

Illustrations for Skills Development Scotland … https://juliaallum.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Chance.mp4 I was recently commissioned by STV Creative to produce ... View Article
Stay Positive poster 2 - Back in March at the beginning of the first lockdown I illustrated a ‘Stay Positive’ poster; now t... View Article
Geometric garden birds - In between client work I have started a personal project illustrating garden birds. These are my first four, b... View Article
Heart at Home - I’m delighted to be involved in the charity, Live Life Give Life’s latest campaign. The aim of the... View Article
Army of Heroes - Over the last few weeks I have been producing a few pieces of work in response to the current Covid-19 crisis.... View Article
Stay Home – Stay Postive - A personal piece to hopefully spread a little positivity and cheer for everyone experiencing isolation in thes... View Article
Savills – Valentines - Savills estate agents recently commissioned a new seasonal poster to complement their main outdoor marketing c... View Article
Tortoise Media – Responsibility 100 Inde… Tortoise Media launched the Beta version of their Responsibility 100 Index last week. It ranks the FTSE 100 co... View Article
SS Rotterdam Screen Print - I have recently been venturing into screen printing. Working digitally is great for commercial work but I miss... View Article
Tennis - With Wimbledon starting this week, I wanted to create a tennis inspired image in a similar style to my ‘... View Article
Dorset Travel Illustrations - Personal project, a series of illustrations based on a recent break to Dorset.... View Article
3×3 Professional Show Illustration Awards… I was pleased to receive two honourable mentions in this year’s 3×3 Professional Show Illustration ... View Article
London’s Lidos – Transport for Lon… I was recently asked to illustrate two posters for Transport for London. With my love of mid-century travel, r... View Article
Savills Waterfront - I was recently commissioned to illustrate a new poster for Savills along the same theme as their current outdo... View Article
Outdoor ad campaign for Savills - I was recently commissioned by creative agency Isobel to produce an illustration for a new outdoor ad campaign... View Article
Illustrations featured in new book - I am delighted to be in the company of so many talented illustrators featured in the book, ‘The Power and In... View Article
Test Tube Trees - Climate change due to the increasing impact of human activity means a fifth of our plant species are facing ex... View Article
Retro inspired, geometric poster design - For my latest piece of personal work I thought I would try something a little different. I love layering simpl... View Article
Horse Race for Kiplinger’s Personal Fina… I was recently commissioned by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine to illustrate their annual article,... View Article
Lake Champlain – Travel Poster - I’ve recently finished a commission to create a vintage-inspired travel poster for Lake Champlain in Ver... View Article
Poster for Lucky Arrow Retreat - I was recently commissioned by Lucky Arrow Retreat in Dripping Springs, Texas, to create a series of vintage s... View Article
Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 – Lon… I was delighted to be commissioned by the London Transport Museum to produce the marketing image for the Poste... View Article
Norfolk Broads travel posters - A series of three travel posters highlighting the Norfolk Broads as a superb sailing holiday destination.... View Article
Winter Games - A new abstract geometric illustration capturing the essence of the Winter Olympics.... View Article
Oceans 2050 - New editorial illustration to accompany an article about plastic waste in our oceans. It is said that by the y... View Article
Save the Music for Cost Plus World Market - In the summer I was approached by the US retailer Cost Plus World Market to produce an illustration to go on a... View Article
Dunkirk - I felt inspired after watching the film Dunkirk, and wanted to try and capture some of the mood in an illustra... View Article
Green Office - An editorial illustration to accompany an article about the many benefits of having house plants in the workpl... View Article
Surprise City Sounds - I am thrilled to announce that my illustration ‘Surprise City Sounds’ has won the silver award in ... View Article
Surprise City Sounds - I was delighted to hear last week that my entry into AOI’s Prize for Illustration has been shortlisted. ... View Article
Woolverstone Macmillan Centre - I was approached my Willis Newson, the UK’s leading arts and health consultancy to produce illustrations... View Article
Visit Switzerland - I am currently working on some new simple, geometric travel poster designs. After the flat Dutch landscape and... View Article
GoGoDragon2015! GoGoDrewscilla - I have recently completed painting a 5ft GoGoDragon for a Wild in Art sculpture trail coming to the streets of... View Article
Visit Holland - The Visit Holland poster design that I posted a few weeks ago sparked a lot of memories of the country which I... View Article
Simplified vintage poster design - I am currently working on some new vintage inspired travel posters. I am interested to see how far I can go si... View Article
Japanese Haiku – Anamaya blog - Illustration depicting a Japanese Haiku for a new weekly feature on the blog from Anamaya; a meditation app br... View Article
Balloon Festival - Second in a series of vintage / retro inspired posters. Read more about… Balloon Festival... View Article
Classics Regatta - A new piece of self initiated work inspired my love of vintage posters.... View Article
Anamaya app - Over the summer months I have been working on a series of 30 illustrations for a new meditation app brought to... View Article
Ming: The Golden Empire - Ming: The Golden Empire, the exhibition I illustrated a dragon for back in March opens today (27th July 2014) ... View Article
Ming – The Golden Empire - I can now reveal the dragon I illustrated for National Museums Scotland last month. The Dragon will be used ac... View Article
New website launch - I have just launched my brand new website showcasing both my illustration and pattern design work. Prints are ... View Article
Flower & Plant A-Z - New project for a new year! My aim for 2014 is to produce an A-Z of plants and flowers. Here are my first thre... View Article
Jumbo Extra Jam - Really nice to find this piece of feedback from a happy customer in this months Jumbo magazine (Jumbo supermar... View Article
Jam Labels for Jumbo Supermarkten - Back in February I was commissioned by OD Creatie in the Netherlands to illustrate a series of 17 jam labels f... View Article
TSToday Magazine - This editorial illustration is in the January edition of TS Today magazine. The brief was very open (the artic... View Article
Women’s Weekly short story illustration - It is the centenary of Women’s weekly this week and one of my illustrations is featured in the magazine.... View Article
New seasonal illustration - Here’s my take on an extremely open brief from my agent to produce a piece of artwork inspired by the Ro... View Article
Wildlife prints now for sale in Norwich - Prints of my Norfolk birds and wildlife illustrations are now for sale here in Jarrolds in Norwich.... View Article
Artwork prints now for sale! - Prints of Julia Barber’s wildlife illustrations are now for sale in her new Folksy shop. You can buy the... View Article
Artist Spotlight: Julia Barber - How many years have you been a freelance illustrator? I’ve been freelancing now for 5 years, juggling illust... View Article