Luke Ritchie is an independent Designer from South Africa.

His hunger for trying new things over the years has made him a versatile designer, with a vast and impressive body of work. Luke’s great love and passion for what he does, drives and inspires him to new heights. He has had the privilege of working with many great clients and agencies all over the world including The Wall Street Journal, Mcdonald’s, Jack Daniel’s, GQ Magazine, Entertainment Weekly magazine, Monotype, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi and many more.

My specific areas of focus are: 

Illustrative lettering, type design, Font creation, etched/scraperboard style illustrations & trademarks, identity design, logotype creation & branding.

I am available for:

custom lettering & typography, illustration, typographic logo design, branding, creative consulting, editorial illustrations, speaking engagements, workshops, guest blog posts, and social brand partnerships.

Client list includes:

The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Mcdonald’s, Jack Daniel’s, GQ Magazine, Entertainment Weekly magazine, TFL (Transport For London), RedBook Magazine ( New York ), Monotype,, WWD Magazine ( NY), Men’s Journal Magazine, Robb Report Magazine, Redbook Magazine, DSTV (South Africa) , FNB bank, Vodacom (South Africa) , Dentyne, Robinsons fruit squash, Simply Asia (South Africa) , Ogilvy, Brand Union, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, R A D I O, Forefathers group, Sevenly, 55hi’s, Over, Helpink, WorldMakers, Selima Optique (New York), Union Pivovarna( Slovenia), CBA-Concours d’elegance, The HandMade Christmas Co. and more.


Representation :

Umer Artist Agency in Slovenia, Austria, Croatia, Italy and Switzerland.

Harvest Agency in Scandinavia and Germany.

InkyIllustration in the UK


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