Wonderful Women Wednesday
TAKING A MID-WEEK MOMENT TO CELEBRATE AND THANK THOSE STANDING UP AND KICKING ASS
This week is ⚡️MALIKA FAVRE ⚡️A French artist based in London. 'A mind full of filthy ideas and creative brilliance.'
Her bold, minimal style – often described as Pop Art meets OpArt. Her unmistakable style has established her as one of the UK’s most sought after graphic artists. Malika’s clients include The New Yorker, Vogue, BAFTA, Sephora and Penguin Books, amongst many others.
Already a fan with The New Yorker covers being my particular faves, it is superb to see Malika's work represent the recently launched and flying Where Are The Boss Ladies? (more on that next week).
Sorry to have missed her recent talk at Offfest but you can also see a super lovely travel inspired one on here on Nicer Tuesdays
'But all this – London, art, huge campaigns and big-name magazine commissions – was never part of her plan growing up; instead after leaving school Malika went to study quantum physics as the first step to But all this – London, art, huge campaigns and big-name magazine commissions – was never part of her plan growing up; instead after leaving school Malika went to study quantum physics as the first step to becoming an engineer.'
'I never wanted to become an artist. I never even thought I had a voice. But I knew I loved drawing and coming up with ideas. Graphic design and advertising seemed like a good choice.... Looking back now, I realize I was wrong and probably too cautious. But does the journey really matter? As long as you get there in the end...'