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Kavel Rafferty

Kavel Rafferty's Photo - International retro lifestyle illustrator. UK

With a natural and contemporary style, English illustrator Kavel Rafferty skilfully combines drawings, found imagery, print and paint to create images that connect with audiences at an emotional level. In editorial, publishing, advertising and more, Kavel’s clients enjoy the fresh and individual qualities of her work.
Currently based in Margate, Kent, Kavel spent eight years living and working in Barcelona. She collects record sleeves and loves flea markets, 60s and 70s Soul music, mid-20th century design and vintage signage. At least a few of these influences crop up in her work which spans fashion, food, maps, editorial and hand drawn typography.

Approach

The paper and ephemera that Kavel loves to collect often feeds through into her artwork alongside photos she’s taken, painted textures and, of course, the hand drawn focal points of her compositions. She works on finding interesting and unusual colourways, and combines all these elements in her images.

Style

Kavel’s style is modern, friendly, charming and versatile. She often uses rich colours and, where it suits the brief, introduces a hint of nostalgia.

Client list

Kavel’s clients include Vogue, Selfridges, Glamour, The Times, Time Out, Waitrose, The Guardian, Penguin and the BBC.
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Artwork For Hendrick's Gin Bottle
Kavel Rafferty
Retro Illustration Of Stockholm Tourist Places
Kavel Rafferty
We Love The Music Typographic Art
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Retro art of kids playing
Kavel Rafferty
Line drawing of cooking pot with vegetables
Kavel Rafferty
Illustration For Orthodontics
Kavel Rafferty
Handbag illustration
Kavel Rafferty
Food & Drink Poster Artwork By Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Black & white sketch of woman reading book
Kavel Rafferty
Line art of woman sitting on the beach
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Illustration of vintage portable record player
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Airlines food illustration by Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Vector art of hair beauty products
Kavel Rafferty
Illustration of tea, teapot and cupcakes
Kavel Rafferty
Dentist tools clipart
Kavel Rafferty
Illustration of dental microscope
Kavel Rafferty
Hand drawing of seafood lobster
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Line drawing of young man drinking tea
Kavel Rafferty
Line art of cafe table and chairs
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Keys to London retro art
Kavel Rafferty
Retro art of mobiles in hands
Kavel Rafferty
Typography Design Of Barcelona
Kavel Rafferty
Food illustration of sushi and chopsticks
Kavel Rafferty
Kopparberg Cider illustration
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Men's shoe shopping illustration
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Coloured line art for men's travel kit
Kavel Rafferty
Plants - mixed media art
Kavel Rafferty
Gelats - Barcelona Ice Cream Poster
Kavel Rafferty
Llum elisabet riera
Kavel Rafferty
Flower in hands retro art
Kavel Rafferty
Drawing of girl baking food
Kavel Rafferty
Infographic with coffee types
Kavel Rafferty
Seagull retro art
Kavel Rafferty
man holding binoculars
Kavel Rafferty
Isle Of Thanet Map Illustration
Kavel Rafferty
horchateria illustration
Kavel Rafferty
illustration of donuts and drink
Kavel Rafferty
Swiss market map illustration
Kavel Rafferty
Healthy Foods Illustration
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
perfume christmas gift sets
Kavel Rafferty
Perfume bottles illustration
Kavel Rafferty
set of different type of toothbrushes
Kavel Rafferty
discover the origin food map illustration
Kavel Rafferty
cocktails illustration
Kavel Rafferty
An illustration of Barber Shop
Kavel Rafferty
Editotial illustrations for vogue uk
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
beautiful illustration for anatomy of a narrow boat
Kavel Rafferty
Illustrated Vineyard Bike Route Map
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
An Illustration Of Football Player & Food
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Wine glasses collage art
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Decorative items illustration by Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Health
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Black & white drawing of an Owl
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Line art of women's shoes
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Coffee pot with cups - hand drawn
Kavel Rafferty
Painted easter eggs & chocolates
Kavel Rafferty
Food Illustration By Kavel Rafferty
Kavel Rafferty
Fashion drawing for beauty products
Kavel Rafferty
Ingredients food illustration
Kavel Rafferty
Kavel has a great natural style and is always happy to take on our briefs - no matter how detailed they are (or strapped for time we are) - and produces some gorgeous illustrations. Her flexible approach and patience make her a pleasure to work with every time.
Slimming World magazine, Joanne Paxton
Working with Kavel was an absolute pleasure, with over 60 illustrations in the book we worked in batches. Kavel understood exactly what we were trying to achieve and was very accommodating and all the deadlines were met on time. The day each batch arrived was a day I really looked forward to, it was like unwrapping presents, every one was a gem and her compositions and colour palette worked perfectly. Kavel brings warmth and humour to all her work combining her painting and photoshop skills beautifully with a small nod towards her interest in the 50’s and 60’s. I very much hope we have a chance to work together again soon.
Debrett's, Karen Wilks
Everyone loves the illustrations for both Pairings and Food Science. You did a fantastic job. We even heard back from the author of the Pairings section and he went on and on about how great he thinks the illustrations look. It has been a pleasure to work with you, Kavel. Thank you so much!
Pamela Winn, Fine Cooking Magazine - US