The hundreds & thousands studio specializes in fine book design, packaging & printed matter
Robin Mitchell Cranfield is the principal of hundreds & thousands. Her work has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Applied Arts, How magazine's International Design Awards and the Alcuin Society .
This year, Robin is a visiting professor at Simon Fraser University in 2015 and a member of faculty at Emily Carr University of Art + Design for typography, illustration and book design. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and son.
Winner American Institute of Graphic Arts' 50 Books/50 Covers, a shortlist of the year's best book designs — twice
Alcuin Awards for Excellence in Book Design in 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Robin is serving on the Alcuin judges' panel this year.
Featured in How Magazine's International Design Awards Issue
Applied Arts, AACE Awards — twice
Featured app, iTunes (3 times) (with Judith Steedman / Loud Crow Entertainment)
iKids Award, Kidscreen, best learning app, smartphone category (with Judith Steedman / Loud Crow Entertainment)
Parents' Choice seal of approval (twice) (with Judith Steedman / Loud Crow Entertainment)
Lieutenant Governor General, Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize, (nominated, with Judith Steedman)
Graphics & Illustration
In September 2014 Loud Crow Entertainment began releasing a series of ten storybook apps called Windy & Friends on iTunes and Android. The series is illustrated and directed jointly by Robin and her friend and collaborator Judith Steedman, based on their books of the same name. The apps have been frequently featured on iTunes and won several awards, including the iKids Award and the Parents' Choice seal of approval (twice).
Robin's illustrations have appeared in Made Magazine, Junior Magazine and Inside Magazines | Gingko Press and used for fashion campaigns by labels including Aritzia.