Clare Phillips won a Creative and Curious pennant. She share the following information with us, proving that such a motto is quite befitting of such a talented and entrepreneurial person.
Clare Phillips is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator. Clare's influences are varied but themes include the retro aesthetic of the 1950's, busy cities, vintage childrens books like those by M.Sasek, classic modernism and posters of that era. she also loves typography, old signage and hand rendered lettering. since graduating clare has developed a love for screenprinting and alongside that has recently started to apply her illustrations to ceramics and textiles as well as carrying on with her very detailed digital illustration.
Clare has also just launched a gift range called "Wish You Were Here" which celebrates the souvenir in retro-chic style. She captured the landmarks of several UK cities in her whimsical 50's inspired illustrations giving them an air of nostalgia. She is currently working on several American cities. View the cities she has done so far at: www.qooky.co.uk