Cape Town born illustrator, Russell Abrahams aka Yay Abe, is known for pushing the boundaries with various textures and techniques. His bold style conveys a message through vibrant illustrations and for his recent collaboration with BURGER KING® South Africa, Abrahams created a mural, with a fiery twist.
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AVA are a boutique digital agency who strive to connect brands to their fans through film, animation, motion graphics & designs. Here are a few favourite recent projects and behind-the-scenes perspectives on their work and values.
Local design studio Yay Abe is the brainchild of Russell Abrahams. We catch up with the studio for Graphic Art Month and take a look at some of their favourite works to date.
We asked 26 local illustrators and designers to create one letter each. The result? An eye-popping custom alphabet from an artful A to a zig-zagging Z.
On Russell’s list of wants there’s rad street wear, finely crafted designer goods and graphic art.
Inspired by a deep appreciation for African folklore, Art of Brother curated a group exhibition centred on two stories relevant to our modern age.
Since we last featured Cape Town based illustrator, Russell Abrahams, he has been honing and developing his craft which now features new textures, themes and colours and draws inspiration from as far afield as Japanese Ukiyo-e prints.