A photoessay that explores the existence of orthodox values in a modern world.

Each model is a modern pastiche on one of the four evangelists (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) — those attributed with the creation of the four Gospel accounts in the New Testament — and their associated animals (man, lion, ox and eagle, respectively). The direction also draws parallels between religion and contemporary social notions, such as the process to salvation and the selfie (i.e. both strive towards a ‘perfect image’.)

Styling in collaboration with Tatham+Renshaw.

Art Direction


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Saul studio is a graphic design studio founded by Dan Saul Pilgrim in 2014 and based in Leeds, UK.

Specialising in typographic, print-based design, the studio’s services include art direction, identity, book and other design ephemera for a variety of clients. From time to time, the studio also works on film projects.

The studio embraces a minimalist, pared-back aesthetic that is led by expert and expressive choices in colour, typeface and material. Our aim is to find a balance between the commercial and the contemporary through our practice.

Providing a personable yet professional service, our previous clients and collaborators include artists, designers, musicians, institutions, photographers and restaurant and shop owners.

Selected Clients
The Hepworth Wakefield
Colours May Vary
University of Leeds
Marks & Spencer
Leeds Gallery
The Hubbards
The Swine That Dines
Left Eye Blind

Please get in touch with any enquiries you may have.

Studio 1, Flat D
11 North Hill Road
Leeds LS6 2EN

07896 095 263


Justin Slee

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