simon pemberton


simon was born on the wirral near liverpool and moved to london to study BA design then MA illustration at central st.martin’s college of art. he now lives and works in london’s east end with a studio overlooking london fields. his illustration work has been commissioned by a wide range of major design, publishing and advertising agencies worldwide.

projects are as diverse as brand development, packaging, book covers, editorial and corporate literature. simon has won many awards including the victoria and albert museum editorial illustration award 2015 and several association of illustrators best of british illustration awards for his advertising, design, book covers and editorial work, a D&AD in book award and was selected for AI34 the american illustration awards 2015.

see a video interview with simon from heart agency here where he talks about his working method and some of his most interesting recent projects

clients include:
pentagram texas, royal mail, folio society, adobe U.K, fuji U.K, taylors of harrogate coffee, pearl fisher branding, british airways, royal opera house, leith harbour development, CDT, lowe, new york times, new yorker, L.A. times, boston globe, guardian, observer, independent,  financial times, blueprint, new scientist, tatler, harper collins, penguin books, hodder, random house publishing, readers digest, BBC worldwide, loyola marymount university, new york state university, texas state university, AKA advertising new york…