James is an illustrator and designer, working commercially and producing screen prints and linocuts from his London studio.

Clients include The Poetry Society, The Guardian, Bloomsbury and AMVBBDO to name but a few. James has also designed and produced bespoke prints for The Postal Museum, V&A Enterprises, The Barbican and The Royal Opera House.

James' bestselling book  'A World of Information'  published by Walker Studio in 2016 is a visual miscellany accompanied by engaging fact-filled explanations by celebrated author Richard Platt.

In 2017 'A World of Cities' was published followed by ‘A World of Discovery' in 2018 and ‘A World of Plants ‘ in 2019.

James is represented by How Do You Do agency.

James is co-founder of Pressed and Folded.

“Absolutely delighted with the artwork that you have produced for us and completely impressed by how fantastically easy the process was – you are extremely good at translating rather a vague brief into precisely what the client has in mind!” - Phoebe Clive, Tinsmiths ”