Harriet Noble
The Great British Sex Slump, Boots Health and Beauty


Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
Harriet was commissioned by Boots Health and Beauty Magazine to create an illustration to accompany a feature on the phenomenon dubbed The Great British Sex Slump. Harriet's brief was to represent different sexual scenarios affecting the nation's libido - from new parents, to long distance relationships, to people who are single - and how they were particularly affected by the pandemic.

How was the illustration used:
Editorial illustration for an online article

How did you make this work:
Harriet is a paper artist who works digitally as well as traditionally, which allowed her artwork for this piece to be subtly animated, adding playfulness and humour. Harriet wanted to have all the characters in one elongated environment to show that the people experiencing these issues weren't alone, but used objects like stairs, desks and windows to provide some separation.

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Boots Health and Beauty Magazine

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Currently Based:
London, UK

Harriet Noble is a paper artist who creates by hand, as well as digitally in both 2D and 3D. Much of her work explores interpersonal situations and societal issues through the use of colourful playful characters. Clients include Hewlett Packard, Apple, The Observer Magazine, Coca Cola, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Guardian, Boots, Smiley, Stylist, Creative Review and Cadbury.