Russell Shaw

Paint Love artist designer Russell Shaw

Russell Shaw, Designer and Illustrator


Graphic Design, Illustration


New York Times best-selling book illustrator and designer. PRINT Magazine “Best In Class” letterer. Brand workshop speaker. Children’s book illustrator. Visual Design instructor. Taco enthusiast.

His clients include Porsche, Tesla, Target, Kid President, Coca-Cola, AMC’s Breaking Bad, HarperCollins, DesignArmy, The Village Voice, Neenah Paper, and more.

He enjoys working with clients across a range of industries: from pitching design and strategy to executive leadership, to leading interdisciplinary collaborations with copywriters, photographers, developers, printers and manufacturers. He has experience mentoring other designers while also working hands-on alongside them. His strengths lie in thinking through design as a system, creating visual languages and style guidelines for brands to present a strong, compelling, and unified voice across all communications – as well as creating work that sometimes simply adds delight to a viewer's experience.

After many years in ATL, he now resides in foggy San Francisco with his wife and their California pup, Ella “Fitz” Fitzgerald