My design space: Always in three time zones

Based in the green, rolling countryside of Somerset, South-West England, Ben The Illustrator – aka Ben O’Brien – works from a tranquil studio in the roof of his Georgian terrace house, which he shares with his wife and business partner, Fi.

It’s a large, airy space that’s full of natural light, with wooden floorboards and white exposed-brick walls. “Although my work is very colourful,” he says, “I enjoy the ‘blank canvas’ style – it always feels fresh and ready for new things.”

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