I was very happy to be asked to create an illustration for the CONVERGENT VISIONS / Faesthetic #15 art zine that was launched at SXSW 2018 as part of the official arts program. I flew to Austin to attend the conference and be there for the launch of the zine. It was a marvellous trip and it was a joy to come back from it with a lot of inspirational material and priceless experiences.
I'm happy to announce that I received three honourable mentions for the work entered into the 3x3 Professional show: My packaging illustrations for Talor & Jørgen was awarded one in the packaging category and my cover illustrations for the Guardian Sports 2016 and Financial Times received one each in the covers category.
I was recently commissioned by Oslo, Norway based design studio Bielke&Yang to create brand illustrations for a coffee packaging for the specialty coffee roaster Talor&Jørgen. It was a dream project to work on and I'm happy that the illustrations have been very well received. You can read a review of the project here.
Photo credit: Mathias Fossum / Bielke&Yang
I was recently interviewed by Kate Lewson for the Ace & Tate Journal. Read the full interview by clicking the link below:
I'm happy to announce that I'm among the lucky winners in this years Applied Arts Illustration Awards. My cover illustration for The Independent's Christmas Books special won in the Cover (mag, book, news) category and my illustrated style guide for Opumo won in the Fashion & Beauty Illustration category.
You can view the winner's gallery here
Click on the link below if you want to see a sneak peek of the illustrations that I did for the book:
For the past couple of months I have been working on the illustrations for "That Should Be a Word", a book that is based on the popular column written by Lizzie Skurnick that originally appeared on the pages of The New York Times Magazine.
I created 50 pieces of 2-colour illustrations for the book including illustrative lettering for the chapter openers. The book is soon to be published by Workman Publishing, New York. The official launch date is set for the 7th of April 2015.
There's more information available on the publishers website where you can also preorder the book by following the links posted there: http://www.workman.com/products/9780761182689/
I'll post some teaser images from it closer to the April launch date!
Kuvva recently launched Kuvva marketplace, a curated storefront for high quality illustrations from a carefully selected group of award winning illustrators. You can now license some of my work, including some of the recent "Summertime" illustrations for use on editorial and other projects through their site here: https://www.kuvva.com/artists/janneiivonen
The popular wallpaper site/app Kuvva just launched a set of my illustrations as wallpapers. Go grab yourself a summery wallpaper and keep your eyes peeled as more exciting news relating to Kuvva will follow shortly.
I did a small interview for them too, which you can read here: