Kyle Bean is a London based Artist and Director specialising in handcrafted design and imagery

Kyle works across a broad spectrum of disciplines including:

  • Directing videos & stop-motion animations
  • Conceptualising & creating photo-illustrations
  • Set Design for collaborative photographic shoots & installations

His work is recognisable as playful, tactile and conceptual, often using materials and handcrafted processes to realise his projects. Whether working alone on smaller projects from his home studio to collaborating on large scale productions, Kyle has over 10 years experience in bringing projects to life big or small.

Kyle also occasionally runs paper-craft workshops and guest lectures. Please do get in touch to learn more.


Commercial Representation

Video/Animation commissions

Represented by Hornet
Email Hana Shimizu

Art/Illustration commissions

Represented by Atrbute
Email Aaron Lloyd Barr

Direct Contact

For editorial, licensing and other enquiries please contact Kyle directly.

Phone +44(0)7745412773

Kyle Bean constructs playful scenes and miniature simulacrums that draw out metaphors from the subject material, representing them through thoughtful and humorous handcrafted 3D illustration, in order to concisely communicate the services and attributes of a product or narrative

It's Nice That

Selected Clients

Selected Events

  • Greener For All, Community Papercraft Workshop, North London, Sept 2022
  • Adobe Live Workshop, Online Tutorial and Q+A, Sept 2020
  • Papercraft Workshop, Haus of Victorinox, Wilderness Festival, August 2018
  • Thread, The Station, Bristol, 22nd March 2018
  • Papercraft Workshop, Haus of Victorinox, Wilderness Festival, August 2017
  • London College of Fashion, London, Various Lectures, 2015-16
  • The Story, Conference, Conway Hall, London, 21st February 2014
  • Beacons Festival, Wood Carving Portraits Workshop, 17-18th August 2013
  • BLAB, Band on the Wall, Manchester, 25th June 2013
  • Meal Ticket, KK Outlet, London, 8th May 2013
  • Skillswap 'Does', Lighthouse, Brighton, 17th April 2013
  • Speaker at Design Brighton, The Old Market, Hove, 15th January 2013
  • Nova Festival, Festival of Arts and Music, Craft Workshop, 6th July 2012
  • Apple Store Talk, 235 Regent Street, London, 20th February 2012
  • ADC Young Gun 9, Art Directors Club, New York, October 2011
  • Glug Brighton, Brighton Pavillion, June 2011
  • Work showcased at the BFI as part of the onedotzero festival, Sept 2009