City illustration - Shenzhen
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City illustration - Shenzhen City illustration - Shenzhen

City illustration - Shenzhen

Decue Wu

$ 49.00
Print Dimension:
20"x28" (Rectangular)
20"x20" (Square)




The Story

This piece was commissioned for Shenzhen's Hip Hop union Glacial. Being originally from Shenzhen, Decue expresses her love for her dynamic and lively hometown shown here. Interestingly, Decue’s city illustrations often bring its residents in the forefront, laying out landmarks in the background. It is a unique perspective notable in her drawings.

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This piece was commissioned for Shenzhen's Hip Hop union Glacial. Being originally from Shenzhen, Decue expresses her love for her dynamic and lively hometown shown here. Interestingly, Decue’s city illustrations often bring its residents in the forefront, laying out landmarks in the background. It is a unique perspective notable in her drawings.

Decue edits her drawings on her computer with digital tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Starting off-screen, she plays with her hand-made textures, screen prints and collages. This technique gives her illustrations unique and rich patterns similar to brush and paper textures.

About Decue Wu

Decue's work has been featured in Vogue, The New York Times and Esquire. Originally from Shenzhen, China, she graduated from Maryland Institute College of Arts with a Master in Illustration Practice. In 2014, she moved to Boston and began working for MIT as a Graphic Artist and Production Designer. Pursuing greater design opportunities, Decue recently transplanted to LA where she is focusing on her freelance work, and working at a startup as head graphic designer.

Decue has always been greatly influenced by fashion. Some of inspirations include Yves St Laurent, Helmut Lang, Hussein Chalayan, Alexander McQueen and Rei Kawakubo. More than fashion, Decue’s clients include Airbnb, Sony Music, MIT and Singapore Airlines.