Emile Holmewood is an award-winning illustrator and animator from New Zealand, currently based in Tokyo after building an advertising and editorial reputation in London. Emile’s background in graphic design informs his illustration work; with clean lines, bold graphics and uniform colours. He draws inspiration from his childhood favourites; The Simpsons and LEGO and artists like Chris Ware. Now immersed in Japanese culture, he’s gaining influence from retro Japanese manga and anime.
His clientele span various industries such as advertising, editorial, packaging and publication. Some of his clients include Apple, Wired Magazine, The Economist, Bank of America and Red Bull.