On of my teachers in art school wore a string around his neck with a reduction glass attached. He would scrutinize our design work trough the concave glass and remind us to keep it simple. If it reads well small, it makes a great poster or book cover he proclaimed. Simplicity is the key to a spot illustration.
Sketches and Final "Night Life" Icon; The New York Times
Icky Icons; The New York Times
Spot Illustrations for Summer Quiz
Small Size Summer Illustrations
New Bicycle System Opens in Minneapolis, St Paul.
Lesser Figures of the French Revolution; The Huffington Post
Do's and Dont's for new Stanford Students; Stanford Alumni Magazine
Various Spot Illustrations for Babson College
Forecast Icons; The New York Times
Adventure Travel Icons, National Geographic Travel
Visit the IMA; The Indianapolis Monthly
Series of App's that Help You Navigate New York City with Your Cell Phone; The New York Times
Barcelona, Paris, London; Travel Section of the New York Times
Google's Green Bus and Drought in California; Mother Jones Magazine