Martin Olson, author and TV producer, who opened up new worlds. martin-olson.com

Mahendra Singh's exquisite creations: behance.net/justtheplacef

OK, check out Renee French's madness! Instagram.com/reneefrench

Tony Millionaire, fantastical illustrator and comic creator - maakies.com

Aisleen Romano, illustrator, designer: aisleenromano.com

Stephen Silver, the excellent designer who got me on my way. silvertoons.com

Many thanks to Igino Marini for his wonderful fonts. iginomarini.com/fell/