The Drawing Arm launches

Published:  February 24, 2012
The Drawing Arm launches

There’s a new illustration agency on the block – The Drawing Arm.

It’s a subsidiary ‘limb’ of Sydney-based design agency, The National Grid, and is the culmination of hours of work from National Grid directors, Simon Barrett and Lara Allport.

The need for the agency was simple says Allport. “We have met so many talented illustrators and designed for such a huge range of clients over the years. It seemed like the logical progression to connect these illustrators with new and potential clients and form our very own illustration agency.”

It’s already signed a few top illustrators to its books including Ben Brown, Georgia Hill, Edwina Buckley, Brandon Els, Numskull and Bec Winnel, and is looking to add more. If you’re hoping to get involved or are searching for an illustrator, head to

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