Belle Mellor is my favorite illustrator; I discovered her work through the Economist some years ago and I am hooked!
Her images are clever, funny and subtle.
The above images are from one of my best Economist articles, A survey of mobility, Nomads at last.
How can you get more witty than these?
Here her man is walking over everybody,
but here the dude is addicted to love…
a cell phone with Chinese alphabet?
Mellor calls this Three piece suite for people who are homebound,
and people who can’t wait to get away from their office desks:
She has illustrated a lot of great articles about pollution (air, noise, etc…),
and she can be seriously sad:
but she really gets me when she goes softer like in this one below:
This is her tragedy,
and her bliss:
Rescue your emails?
‘Ask What I Want’ | How Magazine | For an article, about how designers need to listen to their clients:
I wished everybody,
to see her work, go to her website.
and read about her here.