Space Seed by Dave Merrell
Dave Merrell is a U.K.-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer whose work reflects personal nostalgia and emotion. He has produced work for clients across the globe, including ESPN, Nike, Nivea Men and Adidas, among others. Merrell cites as inspirations such figures as Marcel Duchamp, Alex Ross and Drew Struzan. He has a passion for football, movies, comic books and videogames. In a recent interview he offered the following advice to aspiring artists: “Never give up, never listen to the word ‘no,’ always try to learn from success and the mistakes and never be afraid to try something new. History was never made by following rules.” He lives in Manchester, U.K.