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Tom Gauld has just released his Characters for an Epic Tale as a rather lovely letterpress print, signed and numbered in an edition of 150. Grab it from his site for £75.
We nipped along the the Southbank Centre last night to catch author and neuroscientist David Eagleman in conversation with Philip Pullman, featuring readings from Eagleman’s rather brilliant book Sum. The book is a series of forty hugely imaginative vignettes that explore what the afterlife might be like. Eagleman explained to the audience that he’s a […]
We’ve just been reading all about the NYC Journey exhibition over on Mike Dempsey’s Graphic Journey Blog. You should too. The installation is on all this week, running through to Sunday, at Washington Place, NYC. It has been put on by the Helen Bamber Foundation to raise awareness about the plight of women being trafficked […]
The Casual Optimist blog has just posted a rather fantastic interview with book designer David Pearson, with whom we share a studio. Dave works harder than just about anyone we know, creating utterly beautiful cover designs, and the interview delves into how he got started in the business, as well as looking at his varied […]
The third issue of The Ride Journal has just come out, and as with the previous two issues, it’s a sumptuous mix of insightful and deeply personal writing, stunning photography, and fantastic illustrations. Alistair’s feeling dead chuffed, as they’ve included a piece he wrote about the all-night bike ride called the Dunwich Dynamo, featuring some stunning […]
Loving this. Flickrer insect54 has set up Autografik, a Flickr group “…to act as an archive for modernist graphic design applied to motor vehicles. Planes, trains and automobiles.” Lovely stuff.
The folks at Arjowiggins got in touch to show us this little video*, which is part of a campaign they’re running, pushing their environmentally friendly stocks. It put us in mind of a post we ran a couple of years ago about recycled papers, which then made us check out the Lovely as a Tree site, which […]
We nipped along to the Royal Academy over the weekend to check out the Anish Kapoor show that opened there recently. The show collects together a few of Kapoor‘s early pieces, including some of the pigment works from the 80s; as well as two of his amorphous works: When I Am Pregnant (1992), and Yellow (1999). The rest […]