Graphic designers are constantly creating images by almost any technique available, whether technological or craft based, for illustrative purposes. In today's rich and fast-changing environment, the discipline of the illustrator is under pressure from designers and typographers who are also capable of making images. However, illustrators are now aiming to occupy the ground previously only open to those very designers and typographers. "Commercial Illustration" takes stock of the many forms in which illustration now appears, constantly questioning how the practice needs to be reassessed, and presenting the work of various practitioners across the globe who are constantly pushing illustration's boundaries. For those looking to explore the bravest and most insightful of new work, and for anyone with an interest in contemporary visual culture, "Commercial Illustration" will provide intrigue, ideas and inspiration.