Bio

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Binny is a happy, smiling Sydney based illustrator who loves her job and to create wallpaper, branding, childrens books, editorial, packaging and anything else she can draw all over.

Binny's creations have secured licensing deals across major Australian and International brands, her own wallpaper collection, children’s toys, fashion lines, interior design, textiles, childrens books, album covers and greeting cards. 

Binny’s illustration career has flowed on from a design background as an agency Art Director and Creative Director, she has an honours degree in Visual Communications.

Binny's most recent books are "Hark its me Ruby Lee and "Origami Heart". Published by Hachette.

Binny was really happy to be part of the amazing recent compilation "Shout out to the girls" Published by Penguin.

Binny recently returned from living in awesome Hong Kong where she completed her children's book Origami Heart, exhibited works, illustrated at live VIP events, helped design work on Tim Burtons' Halloween Party and concepted the Polar Resort Christmas Installation concept for the famous IFC Hong Kong mall. Binny now works happily on beautiful Sydney harbour with other lovely creative folks drinking copious amounts of dandelion tea and is inspired by Jasper her rescue cat. 

Read about her mall work in Hong Kong in this interview.

A recent interview by Magic and Musings here.

Article by the Design Files about Binny.

Article by Design Sponge about Binny.

DESIGNER For her graphic design please head over to binnyagency.com

FASHION ILLUSTRATION For her Fashion illustration head to bonjourbinny.com


Awards

2018 Prime Ministers Literary Awards, Short listed, Hark! It’s me Ruby Lee!

2018 3 x 3 Illustration Awards New York, Textile design, Honorable Mention

2018 "Hark its me Ruby Lee" Shortlisted Childrens Book Council Australia

2017 3 x 3 Illustration Awards New York, Merit

2016 3 x 3 Illustration Awards New York, Honorable Mention 

2015  Illustrator Australia Awards 2015, Silver + Highly Commended 

2015 3 x 3 Illustration Awards New York, Merit + Honorable Mention x 2

2014  3 x 3 Illustration Awards New York, Honorable Mention, Illustrator Aust Award

2012  3 x 3 Illustration Awards New York, JUDGE, Illustrator Australia Awards - Gold - 2 x Highly commended 

2011  3 x 3 Illustration Awards New York,  Silver + 3 Places 

2010 Illustrator Australia Awards, Silver 

2009 Image Quest - Place


Clients

Hachette Publishing

Harper Collins, Balzer Bray USA

Hodder Books UK

Penguin 

Scholastic New York

Blue Apple Books USA

Marian Heath Greeting Cards USA

Usborne Publishing UK

Allen & Unwin Publishing

Scholastic Publishing USA

Pearson Education Publishing 

Funtastic Publishing

Advanstar Publishing

Quirk Books USA

Atlanta Magazine USA

Bonds

Optus Telecommunications

MLC finance

Curtis Jones & Brown Advertising

Siegel gale Advertising

Mc Cann-Erikson Advertising

Jack Morton Advertising

Columbia University USA

Kinkos

RESMED

Workplace Tasmania

Avant Card

Bird Cow Fish

Go Home Junior

Kahn Lucas USA