4 Aug 2010

Artist 03: Ian Caulkett

Ian Caulkett is our third featuring artist on our blog and has contributed "I" for Alphabet rally and his European countries submission is coming soon. As well as being fantastically versatile artist and graphic designer, he is commited to the illustration community and to me personally as my graduate mentor, all round nice guy, enjoy his interview.:)

Who are you:
Ian Caulkett

What do you do:
Im a designer & illustrator. I work as a creative at a small advertising agency, but also split my time working with Tiptoe, an illustration collective i set up with friends and fellow illustrators Mark Whittle and James Nicholls.

How did you start:
As long as i can remember i have been inspired by creativity, it was always the only path i was going to take in life. I graduated in 2006, and have been working professionally in various roles ever since. I feel privileged to be able to wake up everyday and do what i love for a living.

A Personal statement about you or your work:
My work is best described as mixed media collage, largely based on language and type, drawing from many contemporary designers as well as American pop artists. A passion for records led to some of my biggest influences in Peter Saville, Peter Blake & Stanley Donwood.


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