Born in 1946, Malcolm English studied illustration and Design at Leicester College of Art. After graduating in 1969,Malcolm joined the illustration group Astrop Hill, London. There, he worked on a range of projects including book covers, posters and logos. It was during this period that Malcolm was commissioned by Tom Salter to illustrate 'Carnaby Street'. He has worked as an illustrator ever since, specialising in advertising and design and has recieved recognition in the form of numerous awards.