Leon Edler
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Leon Edler

IllustratorBrighton, United Kingdom
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Leon Edler
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Leon Edler

IllustratorBrighton, United Kingdom
About me
Leon Edler is a conceptual illustrator, award-winning cartoonist and comic-stripper based in Brighton, UK. His simple, witty images regularly appear in international newspapers as well as in advertising and publishing. Selected clients include The New York Times / The Guardian / The Wall Street Journal / Wired / Time Out New York /The Observer / The Hollywood Reporter / The Boston Globe / Creative Review / L’Express Magazine / Adidas Originals
Projects
  • The Guardian - Subscription Campaign
    The Guardian - Subscription CampaignIllustrations for packaging, branding, billboards, animations and news ads.
  • Toaster
    ToasterToaster 2021 Toaster, modelling compound and gouache.
  • Scape Brighton - Mural
    Scape Brighton - MuralA large mural for the ground floor of the new Scape UK building in Brighton. It took 5 days and was filmed by Studio River. Client: Scape UK Agency: That Thing Art Director: Mark Williams
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Projects credited in
  • Courier 20: Startups set to shape 2018
    Courier 20: Startups set to shape 2018Which companies and sectors will have a big impact in 2018? From digital doctors to streetwear brands, Instagram influencers to voice apps, Courier explores 15 areas where startups are seriously making their mark. We also profile enigmatic Citymapper founder Azmat Yusuf, discuss the future of cars in the city, and take a trip to Cape Town. Mowgli: The Liverpudlian Indian restaurant chain with national ambitions. Revolut: How the fintech firm is doubling the size of its workforce in months. Paper
Work history
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    Co-FounderMakeRoom
    Brighton, United KingdomFull Time
    MakeRoom is the easiest way to sell art worldwide. It's a totally new concept that makes setting up a store RIDICULOUSLY easy (approx 1 hour) and eliminates ALL of the barriers to selling artwork and merchandise worldwide. "MakeRoom is just what the creative industry has been waiting for. It takes away all the hassle of selling art and gives loads of helpful support to hardworking creators. A wonderful idea dreamt up by some of our best creatives – one we can see becoming a huge success." Katy Cowan, Creative Boom "The team behind RoomFifty has done it again: offering fair and superb support to artists and designers everywhere. Leon Edler clearly knows the obstacles all creatives face and is on a mission to change the way we sell art forever, putting control and profits into the hands of the deserved creators."
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    Co-FounderRoomFifty Ltd
    Brighton, United KingdomFreelance
    Co-founder of RoomFifty and MakeRoom, which create ways to make it easier, fairer and more ethical for artists to sell their work worldwide.
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Skills
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Character Design
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Art
  • Drawing
  • Mural Art
  • Commercial Art
  • Animation
  • Concept art
  • Concept Ideas
Education
    King's College London logo
    King's College London logo
    BA LinguisticsKing's College London
     - London, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Drum Design AwardThe Drum
    'Best Integrated Campaign' for the Guardian's May campaign described as 'an abundance of joy'. Client: The Guardian Design Agency: Oliver
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    National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award for IllustrationLA Press Club
    “Streaming - TV’s Binge Watching Dilemma” Client: The Hollywood Reporter Art Director: Kelsey Stefanson
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