Steve Wilson created this mesmerizing gig poster for the Pretty Lights performance in San Francisco last week at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. To harmonize with the band’s name, Steve designed typography that appears illuminated. ___
From a brand new body of work, here is a selection of mouthwatering type by Steve Wilson that experiments with palette and form. “My main goal with this series was to try and bring more dimension into my work which is something I have been concentrating on generally this year. I’ve used type and in particular […]
Steve Wilson designed this one-color screen print on gold commissioned by Another Planet Entertainment for Mark Knopfler’s October performances at the Fox Theater in Oakland. “The design was based around Knopfler’s signature guitar, a Fender Stratocaster, combined with elements from the amazing venue– Fox Theater in Oakland where he was performing. The Fox Theater was […]
Yet another brilliant gig poster by Steve Wilson, this time for electronic music producer and DJ, ZEDD. Steve has designed four unique pieces of type to make up ZEDD, each one pops off the surface of this 2D print.
The team at DDB New York called on Steve Wilson to illustrate this poster for the New York City Ballet’s New Beginnings performance which took place on September 12th. Created as both a tribute to the future of New York City and a testament to the resilience of it’s inhabitants, Steve’s artwork speaks to those […]
Commissioned by Another Planet Entertainment, this joyous gig poster for the band Fun. kicks off a series of collaborations between Steve Wilson and a 3D artist. “The idea behind the piece was to create something that represented the name of the band in some way. With that in mind we tried to capture the feeling of […]
Steve Wilson was asked to contribute a piece to Print Club London’s collaboration with Film4 for Summer Screen at Somerset House. Steve writes, ”alongside 15 other artists I was asked to produce a design based on one of the films on show at the festival. I was given ‘The Untouchables’. The design will be screen printed […]
Steve Wilson teamed up with art director, Hiromi Fujita to create six illustrations for Wired Japan‘s music issue. Each piece tailor-made, Steve pulled inspiration from the websites that he designed spots for, and explains, “The Band Camp site uses a parallelogram in it’s logo, so I incorporated that element in my design. The Rap Genius illustration uses […]
Another Planet Entertainment hired Steve Wilson to illustrate this gig poster for The Lumineers show at The Greek Theatre last week. A beautiful application of Steve’s new landscape style, this poster conceptualizes the band’s hand-clapping, foot-stomping, folk-rock sound.
“Steve’s work is loaded with bright and vivid imagination and many styles. His representation of me and my world is perfect. Stylistically he has gone back to take me forward.” – Robert Plant on Steve Wilson from ’This is our Time’ by Cat Garcia; a publication documenting 50+ artists in their home and work environments.
Steve Wilson collaborated with Atlantic Records to create this promotional piece for Bruno Mars’ new album tour. Below, Steve tells us a bit about the concept, his inspiration, and what lives inside Bruno’s hair… “The name of the tour is ‘Moonshine Jungle’ so that dictated the content to some extent. The inspiration for the design […]
Steve Wilson has been brewing up a new personal series of landscapes and below is a sampling of what’s to come. A completely new direction for Steve, these trippy scapes are inspired by folk music and David Hockney.
The 3rd annual Communication Arts Typography issue is hot off the presses, and we’re proud to announce that three Levine/Leavitt artists were awarded in the Advertising, Periodical, and Unpublished categories. Congratulations Adam Larson, Sean Freeman, & Steve Wilson! Designer: Adam & Co. Category: Advertising (Pages 114-115) Client: Nike Typographer: Sean Freeman Category: Advertising (Pages 116-117) […]
Steve Wilson illustrated this portrait for an article in Time about Egypts president, Mohamed Morsi. Morsi was elected runner-up for Time’s annual Person of the Year award.
Steve Wilson illustrated this smashing piece for Anthony Lane’s review of “Killing Them Softly” in The Current Cinema section of The New Yorker this week. Between the texture, palette, and Steve’s distinctive style, the image is a perfect fit for the article.
Steve Wilson lit up Los Angeles Magazine with this illustration for an article written about nightlife connoisseur and LA club owner, Steve Edelson.
Steve Wilson illustrated these special pieces for a limited edition box set of Muse’s new album, 2nd Law. Avid Muse fans across the globe will receive this exclusive artwork in print with their purchase of the set.
Illustrator Steve Wilson’s portrait of Barack Obama, created for the cover of Pride Magazine, was spotted today on Obama’s tumblr. “As soon as Obama gave his support for gay marriage it was pretty obvious that he had to go on the cover. There was some discussion as to whether we should carry on with the […]