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Illustrators normally work on a project basis although it is not rare to see one commission blossoming into a fruitful collaboration. And this is exactly what happened between Ray Oranges and Monocle: from an editorial feature to the cover The Escapist, Monocle’s bi annual publication, the team of the prestigious lifestyle magazine seem to have found in ray an exciting new artist to give shape to their creative vision.
Ray has been recently commissioned to illustrate Timekeeping & Penmanship, Monocle’s insert focusing on luxury accessories; our Florentinian artist has created for the insert cover an elegant juxtaposition of two stylized shapes of a pen and a watch, which the geometrical shades perfectly balances the composition whilst the bright and warm, summery color palette.
And speaking of summer: in the following issue, Ray was called to illustrate the view from a window of train, where warm nuances and faraway places and landscapes, inspire the readers imagination with the upcoming summer season.
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