Known for his high-energy,
retro-inspired illustration style, Bob Staake's designs appear
in everything from books to magazines, animation to greeting
cards, advertising to newspapers, cereal boxes to CD-ROM games.
He has authored
and/or illustrated over 40 books, including 'Hello, Robots!' (Viking), 'The Red Lemon' (Random House), 'The Orb of Chatham' (Commonwealth Editions) and 'Sputter,
Sputter, Sput' (HarperCollins).
have included Time Inc, McDonald's, American Express, Sony, United
Airlines, Nickelodeon, Sports Illustrated For Kids, Ralston Purina,
Hallmark Cards, Kenner Toys, The Washington Post, AT&T, Sega,
TWA, Dr.Pepper, The Chicago Tribune, Good Humor, Warner Books,
Kellogg's, Cartoon Network, Turner Broadcasting, The Wall Street
Journal, Netscape, Forbes, Simon and Schuster, The Ren and Stimpy
Show, MAD, Children's Television Workshop, Blockbuster Video,
Disney, Anheuser-Busch, Doubleday, Klutz Press, Hershey's, Target
Stores, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times,
Fleishman-Hillard, DMBB, and countless others.
the founder of PlanetCartoonist.com. He resides and works in
illustrations (are) a stylistic collision of Russian constructivism
and pop art, (and) explode with energy playing off of basic geometric
shapes and angles and swimming in saturated colors."
(picture books) are notable for the sophistication of their graphic
design. Simple enough to hold the attention of toddlers, these
colorful, computer-enhanced images are also visually interesting
enough to please preschoolers and parents as well."
modern, crisp illustrations ... practically jump off the page."