Event: The London Illustration Fair

The London Illustration Fair returns this December, bringing together a massive 76 exhibitors from all corners of the UK.

Taking up residence in the Bargehouse, a four-storey warehouse on the heart of the South Bank, The London Illustration Fair 2015 will showcase the work of twenty young, emerging illustrators, selected by an esteemed judging panel made up of some of the UK’s leading figures in the illustration and graphic arts.

Alongside the artist-led stands, there will be pop-up shops displaying the freshest prints and products from a handpicked selection of creative agencies, publishing houses, illustration collectives, print studios, crafty businesses and textile designers.

The exhibitor list includes: Crafty Fox Market / East London Printmakers / Hero of Switzerland / Jolly Awesome / JSR Agency / Laurence King / Made in Arts London (MiAL) / Material / Outline Editions
/ Puck Collective / Super Superficial / The Positive Press/ Unlimited / Wrap Magazine & Yuck Print House.

Plus many, many more…

Featured Artist #1

Robert Frank Hunter

Robert Frank Hunter is a London-based illustrator who creates otherworldly picture narratives through traditional drawing and printing techniques. Represented by Blink Art,
Rob has published a number of books with Nobrow Press, collaborated with Maccabees singer Orlando Weeks and has an impressive client list to match.

Robert will be designing the LIF 2015 flyer, exhibiting a selection of his best-loved prints, and talking about his latest collaborative book, The Jungle Book.

Featured Artist #2

Camille Walala

Print pioneer, art director and interior designer, Camille Walala will be bringing her infectous bold colour palette to the Bargehouse, displaying a selection of new prints and best-loved classics.

Watch out for Camille’s limited edition tote bag – printed live at the launch party and exclusive to the fair. With a run of 100, you better snap yours up fast!


Crafty Fox Market Hijack

L.I.F have also teamed up Crafty Fox Market to bring irresistible handmade goodies and festive must-buys to the event. The Hijack will showcase 15 of the UK’s finest designer-maker talents, plus a unique programme of ‘get stuck in’ workshops.

Thierry Noir Installation

French street art legend Thierry Noir will be creating an exclusive, interactive installation in the courtyard of the Bargehouse. Not to be missed! Keep your eyes peeled on The London Illustration Fair website for a full list of exhibitors and programme of events. Coming very soon!


The London Illustration Fair takes place from Friday 4th December, Saturday 5th December and Sunday 6th December, with a special launch party on Thursday 3rd December, 6pm – 9pm. Tickets on sale now, priced £5 – Buy here.



Posted on Nov 6th, 15 by | Twitter: @lisahassell

Founder & director of Inkygoodness, Lisa is a published writer and arts journalist, focusing on creative business, graphic art and illustration and design education. Her words regularly appear in Computer Arts, Creative Bloq, Digital Arts and IdN.

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