After studying Graphic Design & Illustration at Newcastle, Luke returned to London to work as a designer at Soho-based creative agency, The Leisure Process, cutting his teeth artworking record sleeves for the likes of Funkadelic, Motorhead & Ozzy Osbourne. After a 5-year stint he headed east to a remote corner of the near-empty Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, and set up cult design & illustration collective INSECT with his partner Paul.
For 10 years INSECT perfected their oddball image mongering, maximalist illustration style & surreal pop art imagery, working with global brands alongside independent record labels & underground night clubs, helping to spearhead the new wave of illustration. Clients past & present include Orange, Motorola, Nike, Audi, Volvo, BBC Worldwide, Levis, Adidas, Virgin Atlantic, Natwest MTV & Sony Playstation.
In 2007, Luke headed down to Brighton to set up his own boutique studio, focusing on design & illustration for the youth, fashion & music markets.