Neasden Control Centre
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Neasden Control Centre (aka Stephen Smith) is an illustrator / graphic artist. His work is known for its multi-disciplined process led hand drawn style within graphic compositions. Clients commission Stephen on a range of projects including: editorial illustration, illustrated maps, hand drawn lettering & advertising. This work is one of our favourites and transcends era and demographics so well. His output also includes site specific installation for interiors such as hotels, offices & institutions, motion graphics / animation / music videos, surface pattern design & illustrated packaging. In 2016 he won best design of the year award by Creative Review for his installation at the Royal London Hospital. He has exhibited his work internationally including Calm and Punk Gallery Japan, Mu Netherlands and Nam June Paid Centre South Korea.

Selected clients:

Adobe, Architectural Association, Artisan Kitchen & Bar, Bloomberg, Ben and Jerry’s, Blik, Canongate Publishing, British Library, Cedarcom Publishing, Cicada Books, Conran Japan, Droga 5, Element Skateboards, Gestalten, Hardie Grant Books, Harvard Business Review, Little Brown Publishing, Mama Shelter, Monotype, New York Times, Puma, Stranger Collective, Stüssy, The Guardian, Think Publishing, Uniqlo, Unknown Fields, Vital Arts, VSA Partners


More With Less, MU, 2010
Lost Control, Gestalten, 2007
Smithfield Building, Rojo, 2006
Neasden Control Centre, Gestalten, 2003
Du Fete Graphisme, Paris, France, 2016
World Class Creators, Bank Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2016
Mu, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2010
Nam June Paik Centre, South Korea, 2008
Calm and Punk Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2008
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, UK, 2006
Permanent Gallery, UK, 2005
CCCB, Barcelona, Spain, 2003
Magma Books, London, UK, 2003