Emily Forgot is the appropriately curious moniker of London based Graphic Artist Emily Alston. Having been working in the creative industry since graduating from Liverpool school of Art & Design in 2004 she has amassed a diverse range of international clients, from cultural institutions, advertising, retail, publishing & editorial. Along side commercial endeavors Emily produces personal work in the form of limited edition prints and ceramics. Her work has been exhibited both in London and abroad most notably in 2007 at the “Fragiles” show as part of the prestigious Miami Art Basel.
Embracing the odd, the everyday & the sometimes surreal Emily Forgot’s playful visual language and image making continues to innovate, evolve and surprise. With each new brief comes new ideas and fresh inspiration resulting in each client having a tailor made solution. Turning her hand to anything from illustration, retail display, print design and visual identity she prides herself on approaching all briefs with creative thought, originality, humour and beauty in mind, whether the work be a commissioned piece or a flight of her own fancy. Her enthusiasm, curiosity and eye for detail have stood her in good stead so far gaining recognition in publications such as the Creative Review, Vogue, ID, and Grafik magazine as one to watch.
Herman Miller, Adidas, Orange, MTV, Paul Smith, The Creative Review, Selfridges & Co, Harrods, La Rinascente, United Arrows, The W hotel, Maison de Reefur, Bang & Olufsen, Vertu, Swarovski, Polo Film Festival, The BBC, Portabello books, Hodder and Stoughton, HarperCollins, Faber & Faber, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Telegraph, Dazed and Confused, GQ, Wired, Soho House magazine, The World of Interiors, Mens Health, Refinery 29, The Arts Council, The Princes Foundation, Print club, Emmi, Village green studios, NB studios, Radley Yeldar, Intro, Studio 8, Blast, Show media, Fitch, The Future Laboratory, MC Saatchi, Wieden & Kennedy, Fallon, DDB, 02, Nokia.