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‘leillo’ is the studio of conceptual illustrator and cartoonist Leon Edler. Bright concepts and colours are at the heart of the Brighton-based artist’s work; and his confident style and hand-drawn humour have attracted clients from all over the world, as well as international recognition.

Selected Clients

The New Yorker / The New York Times / The Guardian / CNN / Warby Parker / Vanity Fair / The Wall Street Journal / Wired / Time Out New York / Die Zeit / The Hollywood Reporter / süddeutsche zeitung / Easyjet / Playboy / Creative Review / L'Express Magazine / MIT Technology Review / Les Echos Weekend / The Financial Times / Studio MM / c-ll-ct-v-ly / Seven / NB Studio / Taste / YCN / National Geographic / New York Magazine / NSPCC / Der Spiegel ...

Awards & Recognition

American Illustration 37 Selected Winner (2018)
World Illustration Awards winner (2018) Top 50 Time Out covers (2018)
American Illustration 36 Selected Winner (2017)
3x3 Distinguished Merit Winner (2017)
The Society of Publication Designers Merit Award (2017)
Society of Illustration MoCCA Award of Excellence (2017)
3x3 Honorable Mention (2016)
American Illustration 35 Chosen Winner (2016)
German Design Council (2016)
Pick Me Up Selects shortlist (2015)


Lecture in Progress interview – here

Folio Mag – here

Ballpit Mag – here

BLDGWLF - here

Creative Bloq – 13 tips for designing modern characters – here

Osso Magazine – here

Made By Folk – here

Creative Boom – here


Get in touch:


For all commissions or queries, please contact: e: hello@leillo.com

Represented internationally by How Do You Do howdoyoudoagency.com e: studio@howdoyoudoagency.com t: +44(0)7970 533 548