Creative Lives — Kyle Bean, freelance illustrator and set designer

Posted 14 March 2017 Interview by Laura Snoad

Part way through university, set designer and illustrator Kyle Bean decided to respond to a course brief with card and glue rather than pen and pencil, and has never looked back. A freelancer since he graduated in 2009, he crafts 3D worlds from paper using clever concepts and metaphors to visualise editorial ideas and campaigns. Kyle often collaborates with still-life photographers and has recently designed sets for short films and commercials. His clients range from The Financial Times, Vogue and the BBC, to Gucci and Louis Vuitton.

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