Color and Lines illustrations by James Oconnell

Color and lines are the basic elements of every design piece. These two are, in fact, the credo of illustrator and designer, James Oconnell.

This Manchester-based thinker, speaker, and creative director – who works under the moniker jamesp0p by night – has crafted minimalist branding solutions for Manchester Airport, BBC, Nike, Timeout, New Balance, Anyforty, and lots more.

Oconnell says that his illustration style is based on simple Color and Lines – followed by his unique fingerprint – which help his ideas come to life no matter where he is or what he is doing at that moment. He mostly finds inspiration in books, films, and music he had been in touch with in the past, and believes that less is always more when it comes to the creative process.

Check out this selection of his amazing illustrations and follow his newest work on Behance, Dribbble, Twitter, Instagram, and Vimeo.

Color and Lines by James Oconnell

James Oconnell Color and Lines illustrations
James Oconnell
alice and the mad hatter
I don’t think… then you shouldn’t talk, said the Hatter.
rabbit from alice in wonderland
Time flies.

american dream

army of darkness


bonjour mona lisa

cocacola exploded


david bowie


dragon ball z

goodbye prince


a lannister always pays his debts

llama manchester weather

love thy neighbor



t3 magazine absolutely phabulous



wrestle mania

Travel project

time to travel
Time to travel.

travel germany ustadtbahn

travel metro paris

travel moscow metro

travel new delhi metro

travel new york metro

travel pisa metro

travel rome metro

travel stunden karte

travel tokyo metro

travel underground










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