Louis Wes

The Washington Post, "Aging Well"


Current Location
Philadelphia, USA 🇺🇸
Country of Origin
USA 🇺🇸

Louis Wes is a New Jersey-based illustrator, animator and art director best known for his nostalgic, vivid and playful character design and bold colours. His work reflects a love for 80s cartoons and comics, mid-century illustration and childhood nostalgia.

Louis’ clients include Apple, Google, Vox Media, Topps, Pepsi, Skullcandy, The Washington Post, and Skybound Entertainment. He recently worked on a series of videos for The Goods by Vox, and collaborated with Dutch agency Kingdom of Something on a series of illustrations for Optiver. Louis has also created work for Fight for the Future, a digital rights nonprofit advocacy group to raise awareness and support for online privacy and net neutrality.

My process is a mixture of…
Research and experimentation.
I do my best work when…
I drink Dr Pepper and listen to heavy metal.
As a kid, I loved to draw…
Superheroes and fantasy worlds.
My favourite fun fact to drop into conversation is…
I was a background actor for several years.
My project I’m proudest of to-date is…
Working on a set of baseball cards for Topps Project 100.
My dream project would be…
An album cover or a project for the Phillies.

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