Katie Ponder

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Katie Ponder is a new-to-me illustrator whose macabre yet whimsical style is ideally suited to stage projects. In fact the first illustration here is a poster for Glyndebourne’s new opera “Agreed”, and Katie’s work also includes pieces on The Rite of Spring, The Magic Flute, Pierrot and Columbine and Les Sylphides.

Dilrani Kaur

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If you like Meera Sethi and/or remember these playing cards by Sarah Ferone, you’ll also like Dilrani Kaur’s though provoking and witty work.

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As well as her own take on the playing card deck (which comeback as either prints or t-shirts and jumpers) and the out of this world tiger sneakers, Dilrani also takes vintage Vogue covers and adapts them for an Indian viewer. Her website is here.

Melanie Johnsson

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Such pretty selections by illustrator Melanie Johnsson for her colour palettes series. When I was at uni I’d have hunted these down as cards and dotted them about the walls in my room, and now I think something like this would make a fun display for a guest bedroom. Of course it’s not just the colour mix but also Melanie’s fun captions that are the success.