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Category: James Dignan

James Dignan for SBS Food

July 27, 2017 Life as a baking widow by James Dignan for SBS Food. Click through for the full story …

Corporate portraits – James Dignan for Maritana Partners

April 4, 2017 Maritana Partners, an Australian based specialist governance and leadership advisory firm to Chairmen, Boards and CEOs globally – commissioned James Dignan to illustrate individual portraits of the four founding partners. Personality and quirks for each partner were added to each portrait bringing a relaxed and very personalised touch to a corporate sector website.


Book – James Dignan illustrates A Literary Guide to Seduction

February 22, 2016 For a French book about seduction, a literary guide to seduction, James Dignan illustrated chapter openers for each stage of the seduction process. Pourquoi pas indeed?

“The client was inspired by my silhouette work and wanted something graphic, with a “French-feel”… modern and appealing to both sexes. I was given total freedom to art direct and create images to my taste within the full page format and cover, the colours were client directed. Total scope of the project also includes icons, repeat motifs through the book and also an App. Published by Eyrolles, Paris.

James Dignan Christmas art for Potts Point Bookshop

December 9, 2014 A winsome series of Christmas Catalogue illustrations created by James Dignan for Potts Point Bookshop… catering to the crème de la crème, literati, and all fans of the printed page, located at 14 Macleay Street in Potts Point, Sydney. Why not lose yourself in an enormous pile of books? Enter to win $2000 worth of books on their website.


Cup Mural at Melbourne Airport by James Dignan

October 24, 2014 Melbourne Airport and Spinach have commissioned a mural by James Dignan to Celebrate Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. You can find it in the Virgin Domestic Terminal. Each are three metres high by five meters long and the two walls flank both sides of a walk way so travellers can stroll through the middle of the racing action. A marathon effort from James Dignan for the crowd scene, I am still deciding which outfit of his creation I need! Commissioned by Spinach

James Dignan Series for AWW column

July 10, 2014 Australian Women’s Weekly commissions James Dignan to illustrate their monthly column. Sharing some of our favourites from the past 12 months here. Skydiving grannies, ballroom dancing, Sophia Loren’s pasta diet, a cupid baby and a christmas cat!

James Dignan shopping cover series

May 21, 2014 INK Global commissioned James Dignan to illustrate a cover series for Legend Shop – a duty free magazine produced for Tawianese airline TransAsia that flies in North and South-east Asia. Each cover in the first series of four was seasonal and shopping themed.