Alice Smith is an illustrator and designer,
based in Lancashire, UK.
In 2005, Alice graduated with a first class BA and MA in Design and Art Direction from Manchester Metropolitan University. Since which she has produced illustrations and designs for various books, magazines, exhibitions, installations,
brand identities, music packaging, retail and advertising products.
Alice has a particular interest in book illustration and cover design, and has worked for various publishers.
She is currently developing a series of illustrated books and a range of colouring books.
For the past 10 years, she has been Art Director for The Idler magazine.
Clients and Collaborations include:
The Idler magazine and The Idler Academy
Penguin, Michael Joseph and Hamish Hamilton
Marcel Theroux (writer)
Greater Manchester Museums Group
Rochdale Ideas and Literature Festival
Judith Clark (curator)
John Morgan Studio
Ebury / Cassell Illustrated
Matt Hulse (film maker)
Jay Griffiths (writer)
State of Play magazine
Pictures On Walls
Alongside commercial work and commissions, Alice produces personal work in the form of books and limited edition prints. She works with her partner Christian Brett, publishing books through their imprint Bracketpress.
Her work is mixture of line drawing and collage, and occasionally employs printmaking techniques including silkscreen and letterpress printing.