Simon Griffee Design Photography Writing Illustration

Illustration Work

I am available for freelance illustration work. Contact me.
Selected Clients: Columbia University, United Nations.

Time, New York City, January 2017

Published 2017 January 24

Abstract Figure, New York City, November 2016

Published 2016 November 21

A Basic Income for Every Human Being

Food Shelter Clothes

I’ve recently been discussing the idea of a basic income for all human beings with a skeptical friend. I tell him that just because something hasn’t worked (or been tried) before doesn’t mean it can’t work. That’s how new ideas and paradigm shifts happen.

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Primo Levi Poster

Primo Levi 2016 poster.

Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.”

—Primo Levi

Creating a Personal Website Using GitHub Pages

The GitHub mascot is known as an ‘octocat’ — a cross between two very intelligent animals. I drew the one above for you, dear reader. Summary: A brief overview of Git and GitHub followed by pointers to instructions on creating your own personal website hosted at yourusername.github.io for free. Git & GitHub Git is software for version control of files to help a person or a group of people do, publish and keep track of their work.

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About This Particular Macintosh Illustrations

ATPM needs cover art for every monthly issue of their magazine. I contributed artwork and also redesigned the ATPM website with modern web standards-based HTML and CSS.

The ATPM cover depicts the word 'Macintosh' in red, blue, and yellow bold letters emerging from a tangle of grey lines.

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Machbuster

Chuck Yeager's carreer spanned WW2 and the golden age of test flights between the 40s and 60s. He was first to break the sound barrier in the Bell X1 on October 14, 1947.

Digital collage depicting Chuck Yeager for the Mach Buster website.