• 11.26.2014

    Welcome, Illustrator Karolin Schnoor!

    Joining our team from the U.K. is Karolin Schnoor, a Germany-born illustrator who graduated from Chelsea College of Art & Design and the London College of Communications. She draws inspiration from the Eastern European children’s books she grew up with, vibrant Marimekko... read more

  • 10.1.2014

    Meet New F+J Illustrator Shana Torok

      Hailing originally from Connecticut and currently based in Los Angeles as an illustrator, designer, and art director, Shana Torok is the newest addition to our team. Her work is inspired in part by the difference she believes it can make. “I get excited about people interacting with it in everyday... read more

  • 8.2.2014

    WILD VASE Slide-Tape Video: LA Magazine features Patrick Fraser's Personal Project

    Wild Vase from Patrick Fraser on Vimeo. Los Angeles gets a little more lively thanks to Alice Goldsmith, a florist working out of her garage in the now-blooming neighborhood of Silverlake. Her arrangements tell her customers' stories, she says, recounting bouquets made under circumstances that range from new love to death to sought-after forgiveness. ... read more

  • 6.21.2014

    Meet Aaron Bjork

    The newest member of the F+J team is illustrator and animator Aaron Bjork. The Mojave Desert native grew up immersed in Southern California’s action sports industry; skateboard graphics, tees and punk rock album covers comprised his early introduction to visual art. He discovered motion graphics in Los Angeles upon attending Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Now spanning and challenging the boundaries of both mediums,... read more

  • 1.28.2014

    Friend and Johnson Welcomes Kristyna Archer

    We are thrilled to welcome Kristyna Archer to our roster of artists. Archer is an award-winning advertising and editorial photographer with a knack for telling stories through her images. Her body of work is conceptual and compelling, highlighting setting as well as narrative. She spent the majority of her childhood in the suburbs of Detroit, with a camera around her neck, chronicling the many adventures of... read more

  • 11.18.2013

    New to Us, New to You, New to View

    Dropping in mailboxes across the nation, the latest Friend and Johnson mini newsmagazine features the eye-catching, imaginative, and original work by eight of its innovative artists. Printed on newsprint stock of the highest caliber by Range Printing, each page showcases vibrant imagery of the artists’ latest work as well as lists details about the work with text provided by Jo Marshal and ... read more

  • 9.20.2013

    In the Studio with Illustrator Jill Calder

    Tucked away in a small fishing village in Scotland, acclaimed illustrator Jill Calder is forever hard at work creating quirky and whimsical images that depict her personality and the world at large. Her work is imaginative, taking viewers on an enchanted journey. So what makes this Scot tick as both an artist and individual? Jill takes us into her world, dishing on her craft, her... read more

  • 4.23.2013

    Communication Arts Features Patrick Hruby in its Fresh Profiles Beat

    “My philosophy is pretty simple: Make beautiful things.” Simple indeed, but these words get to the very core of what makes illustrator Patrick Hruby’s creative mind tick. His illustrators are often colorful and whimsical, appealing greatly to one’s imagination and senses. So it comes as no surprise that Communication Arts chose to feature... read more

  • 4.26.2012

    'New Blood' Show in LA This Weekend

    Friend + Johnson is beyond excited to announce that Patrick Hruby will be part of this amazing gallery show curated Morgan Spurlock (of Supersize Me fame). 'New Blood' will open this Saturday April 28, 5-8pm at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City. From Thinkspace Gallery's... read more

  • 2.16.2012

    Harmony of Art and Music

    “In art school, I discovered a connection between two loves—art and music,” says designer, illustrator and photographer Sean Mosher-Smith. After 16 years of stints at RCA Records, Virgin/Capitol Records and The Sloan Group, creating album packages, digital platforms and branding for some of the country’s top bands, Sean set out on his... read more

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