london, United Kingdom
Monsters is a london based collective of 6 freelance illustrators. we each have our own styles and areas of graphic design and animation. we promote our work collectively through promotional material, a group website, exhibitions, and specially designed monsters products.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

New Whittard store at Westfields Shopping Centre


The new look Whittards store in the shiny new Westfields Shopping Centre in White City has interiors designed by me!

Please go and have a look when you're browsing for your Christmas presents. There's a world tea and coffee map, all sorts of little drawings on the glass, and some pretty illustrated napkins and calligraphy on the walls,



Monday, October 27, 2008

Laura Marling - My Manic & I

Check out me Character Design on this beautiful Video by james Copeman @ love&hate


Sunday, October 26, 2008

TOMMO'S Got sOme nEw WOrk uP!

To my adoring public, i give you a whole wodge of new illo work from the last 6 months check it out Here!

As Ringo would say...
Peace and Love

Sunday, September 7, 2008

mariko's new website

Finally, I have my own website! Please visit to see more of my illustration, but also printmaking work, personal work, sketchbooks, photos etc...



Thursday, July 17, 2008

lynn's Printmaking MA

Lynn Hatzius has just completed her MA in Printmaking with a strong body of work in various techniques. The finsl show was held at Brighton University last month. Ranging from large scale screen prints to one off etchings and metal embossed pop up elements, her work reflects her background as a collage artist. She applies a similar way of working to the print process, collecting scrap metal and arranging them into ever changing compositions, to be printed on an etching press or screen printing collaged figures on small MDF slabs to make up a mix and match game/book object. You can see her latest work on

Thursday, March 27, 2008

'azulejos' exhibition in Brussels

I'm having an exhibition with my fellow printmaker Aude Van Ryn next month:

at le typographe gallery

167 rue Franz Merjay, Bruxelles

It's an exhibition of drawings, paintings and prints
inspired by a trip to Lisbon.

The show runs from 18th April – 8th May 2008

We're having a private view on the 17th April from 6.30 - 8.30pm. Please join us!

All the work will be for sale, plus we've made a limited edition folded poster. It's nice!

Mariko x

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Article about Monster Paul Bommer (in Czech)

An article about Paul Bommer has been writen by Czech illustrator and writer Vhrsti.
Alas it's all in Czech, but I'm sure its all good stuff!

View the article here

Check out Vhrsti's blog too, here

Friday, March 21, 2008

Mariko's new 'teatime' ceramics range at Whittards

My new range of ceramics has just been launched at Whittards of Chelsea.

It's available online : or at any Whittards store.

Mariko x

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Monsters Featured on Russian Illustration Website

Work by Monsters' Suzanne Barrett, Paul Bommer and Lynn Hatzius all feature on Russian illustration website Paul Bommer

Check it out!

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Paul Bommer - Updated Portfolio

Paul has completely updated and overhauled his portfolio with 21 brand spanking new images for your amusement and delight!

Check it Out!

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