James Brown is an illustrator and printmaker living and working in London.
Trained as a textile and surface print designer, he worked in the clothing industry for 10 years producing print designs for numerous brands from Levis to Louis Vuitton. After two years at Hope & Glory menswear he embarked on a new career as an illustrator in 2007.
James has been commissioned to produce work by publishing houses, magazines and newspapers as well as advertising and design agencies. Recent clients include The Poetry Society, The Guardian, The Bishopsgate Institute and Faber & Faber.
In 2011 James lovingly produced two babies books for Walker Books, ‘Shiney Touch Farm’ and ‘Peep Through Shapes’
Alongside his commercial practice he produces limited edition screen prints and linocuts using traditional techniques. The prints reflect his interest in the printed and typographic ephemera of pop culture.
James has recently just produced his second commissioned print for the V&A Shop.
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