Kyle Bean is an award-winning London based illustrator, director and set designer. From sculptures made from eggshells to tube maps made from drinking straws, he creates playful, concept-driven imagery for editorial and commercial projects, as well as installations for fashion brands and events. With an impressive client list, Bean’s incredible work is highly acclaimed for his whimsical and meticulous re-appropriation of everyday materials and handcrafted techniques which straddle the boundaries between illustration, sculpture and animation. Pictured above – lightbulb sculpture created for Time Magazine (photo by Victoria Ling).
FT Magazine Cover 2012
Pencil shaving portraits for Wallpaper* magazine
What Came First? Eggshell sculpture
A series of 5 window displays inspired by the law of conservation of mass: ‘Matter cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed’.
London Underground map made from drinking straws (photo by Jean-luc Brouard)