Olivia Knapp and engraving

Olivia Knapp (1983), graphic designer and illustrator. Olivia Knapp’s intricate hand drawn pen and ink style is influenced by European line engravings of decorative relief and scientific specimens from the 16th to 18th centuries. Her tight cross-hatching technique involves long, slow, and steady curved lines that articulate the surface contours of her subjects; creating supple…

Stanley Donwood and cuts

Dan Rickwood (1967), illustrator and graphic designer. Stanley Donwood is the pen name of English artist and writer Dan Rickwood. Donwood is best known for his work with the english alternative band Radiohead, having created all of their album and poster art since 1994, often in collaboration with Radiohead singer Thom Yorke. He also creates…

Marian Bantjes and patterning

Marian Bantjes (1963), typographer and designer. Bantjes started working in the field of visual communication in 1983 and worked as a book typesetter from 1984–1994. She became well known as a talented graphic designer from 1994–2003, when she was a partner and senior designer at Digitopolis in Vancouver, BC, Canada, where she created identity and…