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Art Director and Illustrator
Studied: Graphic Design, Reigate Art School
James-Lee Duffy is six feet, six inches of Art Director, Illustrator and Art ‘Zine Founder.
His wealth of experience includes global clients such as Nintendo, Coca-Cola, Carling, Appletiser, Reebok, Diageo, J&B and Smirnoff among many others.
His knowledge of brands, sub-brands, street culture and trends is a unique blend and enables James to take a more diverse
and sometimes unexpected approach with his clients.
He is also the creator of the famous and influential art ‘zine ‘Pavement Licker’. Almost a decade old, Pavement Licker launched the career of Kelsey Brookes, has had contributions from the likes of Banksy, Jamie Hewlett, Shepard Fairey, David Shrigley, Andrew Rae and Mr.Bingo and can be found in major cities across the world.
His illustration work, both solo and collaborative, has been commissioned by Panasonic, Dr Martens, Qee Toys, Firetrap, Rizla and Nike and he has exhibited his work in New York, Japan, London and Scandinavia. The cult sticker book Sticker Bomb has featured his work in repeated issues and James has featured in
other well-regarded titles such as The Art of Rebellion and Guerrilla Advertising.
James is a judge for D&AD and has been on the board for Cool Brands UK Council since 2010.
Check out James’ amazing work here: www.weareshadows.com
His Art ‘Zine here: www.pavementlicker.com
And hear more from James here: @jamesleeduffy
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