Louis Hellman has been publishing cartoons since 1967, known as "the summer of love", initially in architecture and planning magazines such as the Architect's Journal, the Architectural Review, Building Design and then in more general publications, including national newspapers andmagazines.
Originally from Islington in London, he studied architecture at UCL and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. He has exhibited in Barcelona, Sir John Soane's Museum London,The Royal Academy, the NEC BIrmingham, the Architectural Association, the RIBA and elsewhere. He has lectured extensively in the UK, Australia and the USA. He received an MBE for services to designing for disabled people, and an Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University. He has published five books on cartoons and architecture.