James Brown is an illustrator and printmaker living and working in London.
Trained as a textile and surface print designer, James worked in the clothing industry for 10 years producing print designs for numerous fashion brands from Levis to Louis Vuitton. After two years at Hope & Glory menswear James embarked on a new career as an illustrator in 2007.
James has been commissioned to produce work by publishing houses, magazines and newspapers and advertising and design agencies. Recent clients include GQ, Random House, The Guardian and The Poetry Society.
Alongside his commercial practice James produces limited edition screen prints and linocuts. James’ prints reflects his interest in the printed and typographic ephemera of pop culture. The traditional processes that go into the production of James’ prints are very important.