Merlin Mannelly

Merlin Mannelly is an illustrator, art director, and graphic designer. Originally from Seattle, with a stint in Tokyo, he has been making art under his personal studio Merlin’s Magic Signs for over 10 years in New York City. He has provided branding, clothing designs, illustration, and murals for countless fashion brands, nightlife and hospitality institutions, and worthwhile causes. Working in analogue techniques and often finishing digitally, he finds inspiration from hand-painted signs, vintage packaging, weird Americana, comic books, and cartoons. His work for Michelob Ultra was recently featured during game time at Super Bowl LVI, and he has recently completed designs for Urban Outfitters’ Spring 2023 women’s line among other projects.