Pâté is a London-based graphic artist with a quick wit and a strong, simple aesthetic. Working to the mantra that the ‘Idea is King’, Pâté creates concept-led images and type compositions for a variety of commercial briefs.
Pâte’s innate ability to convert concepts into colourful and visually arresting images was honed over his successful career as an Advertising creative and Creative Director, with work that earned him over 130 industry awards, including the coveted D&AD Yellow Pencil twice. Now firmly established with nearly 10 years’ experience in the commercial Art landscape, Pâté enjoys a reputation of being masterful and ingenious with his concept-led images.
Pâté has been shortlisted numerous times in the AOI World Illustration Awards, has sat on the lauded D&AD Awards jury and regularly lectures around the country on the power of visual imagery.
Aviva, Le Bon Marché, British Airways, Creative Review, Discovery Channel, The Economist, The Financial Times, GiffGaff, Google, The Guardian, MOO, The New York Times, Nyetimber, The Observer, Time Out New York, Shop Magazine, TIME, Transport For London, V&A Museum Of Childhood, Virgin Media, Vodafone, The Washington Post, Wired Magazine.
The Sunday Times Style Art Room - Covent Garden - May 2013
Works On Paper - The Brick Lane Gallery - October 2013
A To Z Of The East End - BBH London - April 2014
Save The Bees! - Forge & Co Gallery, London - September 2014
Pick Me Up - Somerset House, London - April 2015
London Places & Spaces - The London Transport Museum - May 2015
Commute Nice - KK Outlet, London - June 2015
Psychedelia - The London Illustration Fair - July 2015
Soho Not Soso! - Getty Images Gallery - November 2016
Blisters: Way Back When! - MC Motors - September 2019
Typocircle - St Bride Foundation, London - June 2023
Clever Breakfasts - St Lukes, London, May 2023
Guest at NUA - Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich - February 2023
MK Geek Night - MK Gallery - Milton Keynes - June 2022
Industry Insight - School Of Communication Arts, London - Jan 2015
You Can Now Illustrate - YCN At Shoreditch House, London - Feb 2013
Guest At Grays - Grays School Of Art, Aberdeen - Nov 2013
AOI World Illustration Awards 2018 - Shortlisted.
Communication Arts Illustration Competition 2018 - Shortlisted.
AOI World Illustration Awards 2017 -2 Shortlisted.
AOI Prize For Illustration 2016 - 1 Finalist
Art Directors Club - 5 Merits
British Arrows - 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 6 Diplomas
Cannes Lions - 3 Silver, 1 Bronze, 12 Finalist
Campaign Big Awards - 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 6 Diplomas
Creative Circle - 4 Gold, 11 Silver, 13 Bronze, 15 Inbook
The Clios - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 9 Finalists
D&AD - I Yellow, I wood pencil, 30 in book
Epica Awards - 2 Bronze. · Eurobest - 5 Bronze
Golden Award Of Montreux - 1 Gold
Kinsale - 5 Gold, 13 Silver, 4 Bronze, 3 Finalist
LIAA - 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Finalist
New York Festivals - 2 Bronze
The One Show - 13 Merits
The One design - Six merits
The One Show Interactive - 1 Silver pencil, 1 Merit
The One show Entertainment - 1 Merit
Webbys - 1 Nomination
D&AD - Crafts For Advertising - 2013