Artists

These profiles are intended to give you a brief look at the people we collaborate with to produce our graphics, and will hopefully inspire you to go and check out more of their stuff. We work with carefully selected artists from around the world, ranging from highly acclaimed international graphic designers, to unestablished home grown illustrators. But above all, everyone we work with has a real passion for creating great quality original artwork.

Adam Jackson

Adam is an American artist and designer, born in Tacoma, Washington, but spent most of his early years abroad. As a minister's son, and the second oldest of 9 children, growing up in Japan in such a...

Alex Jako

I'm self-taught, and have been based in London for 11 years. My work is generally expressed through its layers of detail, which I hand draw using Rapidograph-style technical pens on paper with...

Alex Konahin

Alex is a self-taught artist from Latvia who never had an art education. His distinctive style of drawing involves use of floral patterns, cultural symbols and traditional ornamentation. He uses pen...

Alex Lehours

Represented by Just Another Agency(Melbourne, Australia) Alex Lehours is a Sydney based artist, illustrator, muralist and designer whose work can be best described as an eccentric explosion of chaos...

Andres Guzman

Andres Guzman is an illustrator born in Lima, Peru and raised in Denver Colorado. He lives and works in Minneapolis Minnesota as a freelance illustrator. Andres co-created a design collective with...

Dan Kitchener

The cartoons I watched as a child and the comics I read still influence me massively now. I’ve stored up all the good bits in my mind and dip in when I need some ideas, quite often I do this without...

Garry Milne

A lifetime of skateboarding and the surrounding visual culture has fuelled my interest in art and design. After getting the ‘Scrawl – Dirty Graphics & Strange Characters’ I was introduced to the...

Iain Macarthur

Born in Swindon, England, Iain became a fanatic of art at the age of eight when he was first introduced to art through the medium of cartoon television shows and comic books, ever since then he has...

Keshone

Paul Kemp (aka Keshone) co-founded Dephect back in 1999. I first got into graffiti at school when I was 14. There was a group of guys in the year above me that were really into the scene at the time...

Matt Drane

Matt Drane co-founded Dephect with Paul Kemp in 1999. When I was 17 I met a couple of people that introduced me to graffiti and changed my life. I was never particularly good at art, but fell in love...

Mike Winnard

Holding it down in the north of England, Mike's work is a cut-and-paste mash up of themes from myth, fiction, Hollywood, music, consumer culture and most things in between. Mike also runs Assembly...

Morning Breath Inc.

Morning Breath is Doug Cunningham and Jason Noto. In 1996, the two worked together on skateboard designs at Think Skateboards in San Francisco. There, they discovered they had similar tastes and...

Nychos

When Nychos was young he became obsessed with comic/cartoon drawing. After school he went on to become a graphic designer, during which time certain 'psychic anomalies' and an encounter with a white...

Pedro Oyarbide

Pedro Oyarbide is a Spanish illustrator based in Bristol, UK. His work combines an easy recognisable hand drawn style with strong influences of tattoo, comics, skateboard and motorcycle culture. He...

Skev

Shape-maker and mural-painter James Skevington is based in the UK and operates under the pseudonym of Skev. Kicking things off at an early age, young Skev set the bar high by winning a Blue Peter...

Timba Smits

Born in '79. Started finger painting bedroom walls - age 3. In grade 6 I won the class drawing competition for my sooper-rad-to-the-max drawing of RAPHAEL from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (my...

Tony Riff

"I'm a London based illustrator with a love for Hip-Hop, cartoons, the city I call home, I like to think of my work as experimental and energetic with a dash of playfulness and humour thrown in,...

WILBO

Alex Wilby is a London based, self taught illustrator who has been collaborating with Dephect since 2011. Taking inspiration from EC Horror comics, Egon Schiele, MF DOOM and Garbage Pail Kid stickers...