Ian Calow is an experienced graphic designer and portrait artist. He has undertaken a wide range of professional and high-profile projects of all sizes with his crisp, and bold graphic styles and fresh pencil work.

With a particular, although not exclusive, focus on working in the arts world, past and current clients have included Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Sony Music, Blenheim Palace, The National Trust, The Australian Ballet and the Leeds International Piano Competition. Regular work for concert promotors Raymond Gubbay Ltd has lead to designing campaign artwork and concert programmes for prestigious concert halls across the country from the Royal Albert Hall and Royal Festival Hall in London, to The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and Symphony Hall in Birmingham.

Aside from from the arts, Ian has also designed for a variety of clients including event literature (notably for government party conferences), company branding and engaging infographics for a wide range of projects and events.

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Ian is an experienced graphic designer who has worked on a variety of high profile projects including music concerts, opera productions and festivals, campaign artwork including national press adverts and large-scale posters, government party conferences, cafe designs, car designs and much more. Work ranges from design of brochures and publicity to logos, business cards and other company branding.
Check out some examples of his work here.


Ian has designed brochures and concert programmes for a number of high-profile occasions including the Leeds International Piano Competition and music festival Kew The Music; for reputable Classical Artists such as Lang Lang, Jonas Kaufmann and Sir Karl Jenkins; and at prestigious venues across the country from Royal Albert Hall and Festival Hall in London, to Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall to name a few.
Check out some examples of his work here.


Ian is a skilled portrait artist. His work encompasses portraits of people and animals with life-like drawings as well as cartoons. His crisp, fresh pencil drawings make great personalised cards and gifts. Prices can vary with the scale of the picture, so please contact Ian for a quote.
Click here to see a selection of recent work.