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November 2015 - Girl Gang Sheffield / The Moor Delicatessen
November 2015 - Major Arcana Exhibition / Riverside Sheffield
April 2016 - Re-Present / Sheffield Children's Hospital
October 2016 - A View of Sheffield / S1 Artspace
April 2017 - Interview / The Bradford Review
November 2017 - Interview / Ballpitmag
October 2018 - Foilco project / Creative Boom
November 2018 - Big Issue Redesign / Design Week

The Written Word

March 2016 - The Benefits of Doing a Graphic Design Apprenticeship / Creative Digest
August 2016 - Interview / Drip for Drip
August 2016 - The Rise of Illustration / Zeal
March 2017 - How to Get Shit Done / The Human in the Machine


Hello! I'm Taaryn Brench and I'm an illustrator and designer based in Leeds. I enjoy taking a mixed media approach with paper cut outs, pencil scribbles and textured ink patterns. Combined with a love of bright colours and simple shapes, I create bold and playful illustrations with a tactile feel.

Fancy working together? Let's chat!

Some Nice Things People Have Said 

"Taaryn was invited to work on InTandem magazine rather late in the day, but took up the challenge and produced a group of wonderful illustrations that really brought the publication together. Taaryn was brilliant to work with, super efficient, very sensitive to the brief and always positive and helpful. Thank you SO much, I would love to work with you again one day!" - Nina Brown, Editor of InTandem Publications

"Taaryn did a fantastic job producing some bespoke maps for us. She used the brief we gave her and produced four unique illustrations which worked really well with our article in the magazine. I only wish we could have used them bigger! We would love to work with Taaryn again." - Richard Abbey, Editor of CityMag

"Taaryn was an utter delight to work with! She expeditiously brought our vision to life and seamlessly incorporated our feedback into the final product. Most importantly, she made what could have easily been a boring subject - bus network redesign - sparkle"  - Hayley Richardson, Communications Associate at TransitCenter

"Taaryn responded to our Twitter request for an illustrator very promptly. She produced the characters we needed for our project intuitively, which enhanced the workshop and brought the characters to life. Taaryn worked fast and efficiently and I would recommend her work." - Andrea Preece, COO of Safe Partnership