James Jean

James Denk's long and renowned career in illustration and design for the newspaper industry has garnered him national recognition and numerous awards.

He is currently the creative director for the Charlotte Observer in North Carolina.  Denk also illustrates for books and publications, including the New York Times and Time Magazine. 

Denk created Hint Mint's second artist series, 'Blue Transitions', a landscape of a mintful night filled with vibrant greens and blues. 'Blue Transitions' was release in August of 2002 with a limited run of 50,000 tines in peppermint.