Here at It’s Pop It’s Art Towers, we go weak at the knees for talented people who can draw with their hands and their brains. Alex, Kate and Jody are top draw illustrators and shit hot typographers. Between them, they’ve produced artwork, illustrations and videos for the likes of Major Lazer, Sam Smith, MTV, Adidas, Disclosure, Phoenix, Haruki Murakami, Young Turks, Fuji Rock Festival, Florence and the Machine, Kiehls, Cinelli, Stussy, CND and Urban Outfitters to name but a few.
Jody Barton is a renowned graphic artist and illustrator from the UK. His distinctive and bold drawings and typography have graced a vast array of projects in music, fashion and design. Often choosing to deal with controversial and powerful issues, Jody’s work is never afraid to take on difficult challenges. He also runs his own highly successful fashion brand in Japan: ‘Black Humours’, publishes regular zines, makes music and co-directs a new design conference for ethical and political design in Copenhagen where he now also lives. His collaborators include: Stussy, Phoenix, Beck, Hay, Das Magazine, Florence & The Machine, Apartamento Magazine, New York Times, Mulberry, MTV, Playstation, Beams T, MC Paul Barman, Fuji Rock Festival, and Greenpeace.
Studio Moross is an award-winning multi-tasking studio that creates, art directs, designs, films and rebrands some of the biggest musicians on the planet. Working with the most cutting-edge illustrators and artists, the Studio Moross approach is unparalleled: creating instantly recognisable and totally unforgettable art direction, print, packaging, moving image and branding to make the world look fresher, better and more alive. As yet they’ve created iconic work for the likes of One Direction, Disclosure, TEED, MTV, Ray-Ban, Wild Beasts, Vice, Young Turks and Sam Smith among many, many others.
Alex May Hughes is a sign painter and glass gilder based in West London. She graduated from The London College of Communication in 2012, where she studied Typography, developing her interest in traditional Victorian signage and mirrors.
She has shown at numerous group shows including Pick Me Up 2016 (Somerset House, London), ‘Cunning Folk’ (The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic), ‘Commute Nice London’ (KK Outlet, London) and ‘Knockin Boots’ (Red Bull Studios, London). Her work was also featured as part of London Fashion Week 2016 in Clio Peppiat’s Autumn/Winter presentation – Hughes also appeared on Fred Perry’s ‘Tipped List’ in 2014, a list dedicated to highlighting the work of young creatives.