Swindler & Swindler Logo

Illustrated frames

Geometrical or botanical, the endless decorative possibilities of frames

Love letterpress card for LaNuit Jewelery. Gold foil, red and black ink round corners

Swindler & Swindler invisible label.

LA2L card. ornamental gold frame on forest green paper

Sketch of the fairy tales of christmas box cover

Hand drawn stamps. Botanical center surrounded by a round frame.

Illustrated portrait of Simone de Beauvoir


Stamp made by Swindler & Swindler.

Illustration of a glass headed pin from East Cloth London.

Imaginary stamp illustrated by Swindler & Swindler.

Geometrical and ornamental composition for the pin box of East London Cloth

Picture of la thébox l'orient express on the real train l'orient express

Back of the Thébox "l'Orient Express"

Picture of la thé box Christmas Dreams edition.

Picture of la thé box Jules Verne edition.

Picture of la thé box Jules Verne edition on a chimney with a terrestrial globe.

Packshot of la thé box Christmas Dreams edition.

Packshot of la thé box Jules Verne edition with tea-pot and some books.

Small card of stationery.

Picture of the blue and gold Leïla Buecher's guarantee card.

Postcard for Leïla Buecher. Gold foil on imperial blue paper

Illustrated frame with Alice Ball portrait.

Illustrated frame with Clara Immewahr portrait.

Illustrated frame for Eunice Foote.

Illustrated frame with Margarita Salas portrait for Chemistry World Magazine

Illustrated frame with Marian Addy portrait.

Illustrated frame with Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier portrait.

Illustrated frame with Martin Gouterman portrait.

L'anniversaire card drawing.

L'anniversaire card.

Le souhait letterpressed card.

Authenticity Guaranteed stamp.

lino bloc and lino print of l'amour

Frames, oh I love you.

Frames as structures.

Frames are essential parts of some of my illustrations. They are a recurrent composition tool I like to use. Geometric or botanical, I love how they provide structure and support for a wide range of decorative elements and ornaments. Depending on their shape, they can be used to create a sense of balance or to draw attention to a certain area.

Frames as unifying elements.

They can also be used to create a cohesive look when combining multiple images into a single piece. Frames are a great way to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any work of art. Whether it is a simple, plain frame, or a more elaborate one laden with intricate details, frames can make a huge difference in the overall look of a piece. They can be used to create a sense of unity and completeness, as well as to bring together various elements of an image. With their endless possibilities, frames are a great way to make an illustration truly stand out. They can be drawn with clear lines or with a heavy etching style, they remain a great part of my illustrative composition.