Jordan Metcalf YG11

  • Current Location: Cape Town

Jordan Metcalf is a designer, illustrator and artist based in Cape Town, South Africa specialising in custom lettering projects and design based artwork. Having spent the first few years of his career working for various design studios doing everything from book design to directing animated commercials he currently runs his own studio out of a collective studio space in Woodstock. He has done work for clients such as Nike, The New YorK Times Magazine, ESPN, Adobe and Harper Collins and has exhibited extensively within South Africa and abroad. He has received recognition from numerous publications including Codex: A Journal of Typography & Computer Arts Magazine, been featured in many books, and he was named in the top 10 of Adweeks Talent 100 in 2012.

Portfolio Imagery:

  • Project 1 of 3


    The table of contents illustration for a 'Best of' toolkit created for Boston Magazine. The project included a table of contents illustration, an introduction spread, and various section titles.

  • Project 2 of 3


    An illustration made for an exhibition in Johannesburg, South Africa. Produced as a limited edition giclée art print.

  • Project 3 of 3


    Cover design done for Popular Mechanics 110th Anniversary Edition referencing the decorative styles popular around the time the magazine began.


    Art Director: Michael J Lawton

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