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Interview: Nathan Smith, Directory of Illustration Cover No. 39 Artist

In celebration of DI39’s exquisite cover, we had the great honor of hearing from Nathan Smith to learn more about his creative process behind this year’s innovative design.

In celebration of DI39’s exquisite cover, we had the great honor of hearing from Nathan Smith to learn more about his creative process behind this year’s innovative design. The theme for DI39 is “Equity and Sustainability” to highlight the importance of moving towards a brighter, more positive and more sustainable future. Nathan brought this theme to life with his whimsical character, Sebastian, who journeys through the book representing the achievements of humanity: from horse-drawn agriculture to steam power, from electricity to now wind and green energy.

Read the full interview here.

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