Melinda Beck

New York based illustrator Melinda Beck somehow manages to make even the most mundane of situations look exciting with her use of a bold, bright colour palette and ornamental decorative patterns. Since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design, Beck has freelanced for a number of high profile clients — most notably The New York Times and ID Magazine. Her trademark block shapes seem …

Lillian Piri

Those of you looking to kick-start your private collection of young Australian artists should look no further than Brisbane-based painter and illustrator Lillian Piri. She works on a commission basis and has quickly earned a number of prominent placements for her work including last year’s Semi-Permanent London book. Her work is distinctive for its quirky take on common themes. It’s quite beautiful and serene with …