Jay Cover is:
An illustrator and artist. One third of Nous Vous, a collective of visual artists and friends (Nicolas Burrows & William Luz) with a broad, evolving practice, who have been collaborating closely on design, teaching, illustration and holistic multi-disciplinary projects since 2007: www.nousvous.xyz
Director of Nous Vous Press, a small publishing imprint set up in Spring 2016 to provide a platform for new work by Nous Vous, through exploring image-making, illustration, writing and storytelling: www.nousvouspress.xyz
An Associate Lecturer on BA (Hons) Illustration at Camberwell College Of Arts: www.arts.ac.uk/camberwell
Interested in the supernatural, social interaction, well-natured humour, nature, friendship, paranormal phenomena, peace, people, places, art, design and literature. He likes to read, loves to walk, lives to work. Aspires to have a more simplistic way of life.
Represented worldwide by the Jacky Winter Group.
UK & EU
Selected Clients: Monocle, Apartmento Magazine, Camden Town Brewery, Common Editions, Colophon Foundry, Field Projects, Sunday Times, Waitrose, London Centre For Book Arts, Pavilion Books, Pinterest, Princeton Architectural Press.
illustration for OKSE, used on their website. Inspired by the region they operate in Jaeren, Norway.
Promotional film for Cabinet, commissioned by Otherway. Animated by Zac Waxman.
Set of stamps for Isle Of Man. Officially released 8th October, 2018. Printed in 4 spot colours and one bronze metallic ink. As well as illustrating the stamps, I designed the layout, the First Day Cover, Presentation Pack and Stamp Sheets. Available to pre-order now at www.iompost.com.
Illustrations articulating various aspects of Whiteout’s outdoor garment business. Commissioned by Bielke & Yang.
Illustration for Pact Coffee Business.
Illustration for Victoria House, Australia. Commissioned by Studio Hi-Ho.
Large illustration, that can be divided into several spot illustrations for The Great Room, in collaboration with MMBP Ltd.
A few examples of the images inside. Walls of all sorts: social walls, border walls, political walls, emotional walls, big walls, old walls, and small walls. Speaking to today’s critical political issues, this playful and encouraging story helps children learn about inclusivity, equality, openness, and kindness while also reminding grown-ups of the same values. Authored by Brad Holdgrafer. published by Princeton Architectural Press.
Interpretation of modernist Alexandra Road Estate, London for Modernist Estates www.modernistestates.com.
prints, wall vinyl and measuring board design for Sheffield Children’s Hospital, growth & measurement room.
Various work for Colophon Foundry. www.colophon-foundry.org