Rian Hughes

Rian Hughes is a graphic designer, illustrator, comic artist, writer and typographer who has worked extensively for the British and American advertising, music and comic book industries.

He has written and drawn comics for 2000AD, Vertigo CMYK and Batman: Black and White, and designed hundreds of logos for DC Comics, Marvel and other companies, including Batman, the X-Men, Superman, James Bond and The Avengers.

He has produced Hawaiian shirts, ranges for Swatch, record sleeves for Ultravox, and designed many typefaces which are available through his foundry, Device Fonts.

His illustrations have appeared in magazines in the UK, US and Japan, and a retrospective monograph collecting his work, Art, Commercial, was published in 2001.

Rian recently published his first novel, “XX”, which he describes as a "novel, graphic", which was quickly followed by “The Black Locomotive”. Other publications include "Lifestyle Illustration of the ’50s" and "Custom Lettering of the ’20s and ’30s", while his comic strips have been collected in "Yesterday’s Tomorrows" and "Tales from Beyond Science", and his burlesque portraits in "Soho Dives, Soho Divas".

"Logo a Gogo" collects all his logo designs for the comic-book world and beyond.

Rian Hughes Online

Web: www.rianhughes.com
Web: www.devicefonts.co.uk
Twitter: @rianhughes 
Instagram: @rianhughes