Meet the artist who designed the Iron Throne

Marc Simonetti received a very detailed commission from an author. It described a throne – now perhaps the most famous throne not just in fantasy, but in fiction as a whole. In the past, many artists attempted to illustrate this throne (including Simonetti) but nobody had yet got it quite right.

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Gary Evans is a journalist with a passion for creative writing. He's recently finished his Masters in creative writing, but when he's not hitting the books, he loves to explore the world of digital art and graphic design. He was previously staff writer on ImagineFX magazine in Bath, but now resides in Sunderland, where he muses on the latest tech and writes poetry.