Feb. 22, 2018

Macworld Expo 1993

Twenty-five years ago... An image I created for the 1993 Macworld Expo & Conference. This image was used in various configurations for ads, brochures, programmes and other promotional items. Produced by Boston-based IDG, publisher of Macworld magazine, this annual trade show, featuring all things Apple, ran from 1985 to 2014.

Dec. 27, 2017

Applied Arts Awards 2017 Annual cover

 Cover design for Applied Arts' 2017 Awards Annual. 
Thanks AA Creative Director Georges Haroutiun.

Dec. 25, 2017

1843 Luxury Watches

Two double page illustrations for The Economist/1843 magazine’s Dec-Jan 2018 Watch & Jewellery Supplement, featuring Celestial and Tool watches. Thanks 1843 AD Martin Lovelock for the assignment.

Aug. 10, 2017

Hiii Illustration International Competition

Pleased to report that my collage <<STRIPES>> has been chosen from 1598 pieces of work from more than 50 countries for inclusion among the winners in China's Hiii Illustration 2016 International Competition.

Sep. 21, 2016

The Art of Global Brief, Volume Two

Global Brief magazine's 20th issue is now on newsstands. 
View "The Art of Global Brief, Volume Two", a portfolio of GB feature illustrations from issues 11 to 20.

Design and art direction by Louis Fishauf.


May 30, 2016

FISHAUF DESIGN Artist Shop on Threadless

I'm pleased to announce that the FISHAUF DESIGN Artist Shop is now open on Threadless, the premier online site for graphic tees. 

Back in the 1980s, as Creative Director of Reactor Art + Design, I helped our then-client, footwear retailer Roots, to develop their first line of graphic tees and sweats. The incredible success of the Roots Athletics line catapulted the company out of the niche leather and footwear market to become one of Canada's leading clothing retailers.
Roots' success inspired us to create Reactor Artwear, a line of wearable-art tees and sweats with graphics created by Reactor's talented artists and designers. We produced the garments in Toronto, and sold them to boutiques and department stores in Canada, the US and Europe.

The press and public loved the product, but owing to our inexperience and naiveté, some poor business decisions and the cutthroat nature of the garment business, we were unable to make Reactor Artwear a financial success, and had to shut it down after about three years.
Now, 25 years later, the advent of the internet and on-demand garment printing has allowed me to once again indulge my interest in creating wearable art and design on that most democratic of clothing items, the tee shirt. My Artist Shop will feature new designs, as well as some revivals of Reactor Artwear classics.

Featured designs in the shop today include my FLORA collage, which was recently chosen from over 2,000 submissions to be part of the Collective Brewing Label Series, and a revival of TALK IS CHEAP, one of the most popular Reactor designs from the 1980s.

I plan to add new designs on a regular basis, so check back often.