Aless Baylis is an illustrator and surface pattern designer based in London. After working in house for some great companies including Paperchase, Peagreen and Debenhams she has now decided to set up her own design company and work with even more great people.
She has worked on a range of different products and brands including childrenswear, stationery, homeware and sold work to companies such as H&M, Nike, Rip Curl and Gap. Her most recent project has been working on a window display for a brand new nursery in Parson's Green.
She likes to think her work is fun and cute and she loves making her characters have tonnes of personality. Her work will soon be available to buy via her online store.
Find out more about Aless and her work at the following links:
Places to Go, People to See is the latest book from global brand Kate Spade. It takes a stylish look a cities all over the world and presents us with glamorous settings through sumptuous photography and inspirational quotes. A great coffee table book!
For one hundred years, Ladybird books have delighted children, their parents, grandparents and teachers alike, taking readers on a journey of discovery and enlightenment. Affordable and accessible, Ladybird books hold a significant and affectionate place in the collective psyche of the nation, conjuring up, through written word and illustration, life in Britain in more innocent times.
The De La Warr Pavilion will display over 200 original illustrations that cover a selection of Ladybird books from the late 1950s to early 1970s. Focusing on those books which reflected the world in which the reader lived, the exhibition will feature selections from the People At Work series, Shopping With Mother, the Science and Nature series as well as the Well Loved Tales and Key Words series.
The exhibition will run Saturday 24th January - Sunday 10th May 2015 at the De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex.