Miki Lowe
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Miki Lowe

Illustrator / Creative designerLondon, United Kingdom
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Miki Lowe
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Miki Lowe

Illustrator / Creative designerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Multidisciplinary designer with 7+ years in the creative field. Previous clients include: The New York Times, Mango, The Atlantic Magazine, Penguin Random House, Sloggi, Pentland Brands, Freundin Magazine, Iberostar Las Letras Madrid, Wilton's Music Hall, Alex Cartoons (Daily Telegraph) Working on a wide range of projects across industries, with business of all sizes - from independent to global brands -I have extensive experience of client work, and carrying briefs from concept to creation. Combining artistic sensibility and design informed thinking, I've worked on print and digital projects, visual identities, rebrands, layouts, promo assets, illustrations for editorials, campaigns and more. I've been published internationally, taken part in many exhibitions and events, and given various talks and workshops. Specialities: Illustration, brand identity, brand concept, layout design, art direction Currently juggling work as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, as well as art director for a mission led creative youth agency.
Projects
  • YOUNG VOICES FROM COP26
    YOUNG VOICES FROM COP26Digital publication/report for youth agency The People Faced with the consequences of the climate emergency, young people are realising the time to ask for change is over. The time has come to make demands to global leaders and corporations, to make changes towards a world we will be able to live in. The project is made from interviews and portraits of young activists and indigenous representatives, taken at COP26’s Green Zone, and the protests in the streets of Glasgow.
  • Pablo Neruda, The Atlantic Magazine
    Pablo Neruda, The Atlantic MagazineIllustrations for a selection of Pablo Neruda's Love Sonnets, published in The Atlantic Magazine online.
  • Unlikely Animals- Book cover illustration
    Unlikely Animals- Book cover illustrationIllustrated fox pattern for Annie Hartnett's Unlikely Animals cover, published by Penguin Random House. Art direction and design by Ella Laytham.
  • Pentland Collective: A Mentoring Programme for primarily Black and underserved communities.
    Pentland Collective: A Mentoring Programme for primarily Black and underserved communities.Identity design + microsite design The Pentland Collective is a new mentoring scheme for 18-30 year olds. Created by Pentland Brands x creative youth agency The People, it aims to help young people from minority backgrounds and underserved communities to enter the world of work, with better opportunities and more confidence. Created in response to research showing that unemployment for ethnic minority groups rose twice as fast as white workers during the pandemic, the programme will match up
  • The New York Times Opinion illustration
    The New York Times Opinion illustrationIllustration for 'Why my family is watching Gilmore Girls': An article in The New York Times Opinion published in The Sunday Review about how a TV show helped a family through the pandemic.
  • Rebrand the people
    Rebrand the peopleRebrand of the visual identity and creation of a new website for creative youth agency The People.  A company that works to bridge the communication gap between brands and young people (gen Z demographic), whilst also providing opportunities and a community for the latter, they firstly wanted their new branding to be more energetic, fresh and bold. Secondly, they wanted their visual identity to be more reflective of their values- inclusivity, individuality, sustainability - and their mission: g
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Work history
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    ColoristAlex Cartoons
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Photoshop colouring ALEX cartoon strips (daily Telegraph) by Peattie & Taylor
    The New York Times logo
    The New York Times logo
    illustratorThe New York Times
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance illustration for the NYT Opinion
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Skills
  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Collage
  • Mixed Media
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Illustration
  • Production Management
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Art Book
Education
    Camberwell College of Arts (UAL) logo
    Camberwell College of Arts (UAL) logo
    BA (h0ns) IllustrationCamberwell College of Arts (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Professional visual communicator with a focus on creative and cultural sectors. Strong language skills and international experience in the UK, France and Spain. Excellent interpersonal skills, organised, versatile and multitasking, passionate, aware and about the arts and design world. Experienced in both hands on and production aspects of projects within the cultural industry, including music, theatre , fine arts and illustration.