Edited by Jon Eisener. Logo animation by Blood + Chrome. Song 'Le Perv' by Carpenter Brut.

James White and the Signalnoise Studio

James White is a Canadian digital artist born in 1977 and calls Newcastle upon Tyne, UK his home. His parents were never able to keep typewriter paper in the house as James would steal it for drawings as early as the age of 4. Upon graduation of high school he attended a Graphic Design course in his hometown where he was introduced to Photoshop and Illustrator, tools he still uses today. His professional design career began in 1998 where he cut his teeth designing websites and print campaigns for local companies.

James never stopped creating and working on his own projects that took up his evenings and weekends, which resulted in the creation of the Signalnoise Studio. James’ personal projects gained recognition in the industry and led him to working with Toyota, Universal Music, Nike, Metallica, Warner Bros., Twitch and many other clients.

Today, James is focusing on various neon-infused art projects for himself and clients, creating work to compliment his 1980s childhood. He also spends a lot of time on the road speaking at various design conventions and events around the world.
Podcasts, Interviews and Courses
Owning Your Style - Feature interview by Tobias Van Schneider.
'Being Freelance' podcast - A discussion about navigating the freelance illustration world.
'Simple Bits' podcast - A chat about 80s-themed art, synthwave and how James got started.
• 'Just a Chat With' podcast - A chat with MadeBrave about being a creative kid and navigating the design industry.
Skillshare Class - Digital 80s Design: Combining Illustrator and Photoshop
• The Great Discontent - An indepth interview about James' process and inspirations.
The Creative Spark - A short biographical documentary about James, his life and work.
Character Illustrations - A documentary showing James' creative process from start to finish.
Photoshop 25th Anniversary - Watch James create his Laser Horse poster, and discuss the full prices.
Celscapes - Solo art show at Bottleneck Gallery in August 2014, Brooklyn NY.
NEW BUSINESS INQUIRIES, please contact my agent Alex Suchet via the address below.
All work inquiries - alex@wearemysterybox.com
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