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Hans Hillmann exhibition at Kemistry Gallery

Posted by Eliza Williams, 20 August 2014, 9:55

Opening tomorrow at the Kemistry Gallery in London is an exhibition that celebrates the stunning, graphics-led film posters of German designer Hans Hillmann, who died in May this year.

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We Buy White Albums

Posted by Rachael Steven, 19 August 2014, 16:14

For the past eight years, US artist Rutherford Chang has been collecting first edition pressings of the Beatles' 1968 White Album. His collection is now on display at FACT in Liverpool until mid-September...

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Comic Sans for Cancer opens tonight

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 19 August 2014, 15:26

Two hundred posters are going on show tonight at The Proud Archivist in London, each with a similar aim in mind – to make something eye-catching using Comic Sans and raise money for Cancer Research UK in the process. Ahead of the opening of Comic Sans for Cancer, the curators sent us a selection of the posters that will be exhibited...

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New Axe ads celebrate the dullest days of the week

Posted by Eliza Williams, 19 August 2014, 15:20

A witty new Axe TV campaign from BBH London aims to encourage deodorant wearers to celebrate the potential in Mondays and Wednesdays, traditionally seen as the duller days in the week...

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Circular issue 18

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 18 August 2014, 14:41

Each issue of Circular, the Typographic Circle's members magazine, adopts a different design approach. For its 18th outing Pentagram's Domenic Lippa and Jeremy Kunze have almost dispensed with imagery altogether...

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The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places and Spaces

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 18 August 2014, 12:30

The Association of Illustrators and London Transport Museum have issued a call for entries for the Prize for Illustration 2015. This year's theme is London Places and Spaces...

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Artists fill in The-Art-Form

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 18 August 2014, 10:20

In each issue of new publication The-Art-Form, six artists fill in a form about their working life, with the opportunity to present their answers as artworks...

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What a soldier carries

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 15 August 2014, 16:40

Mounted Knight, Siege of Jerusalem, 1244

Photographer Thom Atkinson's latest series, Soldiers' Inventories, records the different kinds of military kit, including clothing, weapons and provisions, used by soldiers from the Battle of Hastings to today...

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Can you help solve a Sherlock Holmes mystery?

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 15 August 2014, 10:34

George Pearson's 1914 production of A Study in Scarlet was the first film to feature Sherlock Holmes – but it hasn't been seen in generations. Now, the Museum of London and the BFI are hoping the public can help track it down, in time for the museum's forthcoming exhibition on the much-loved detective...

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Our World War: BBC launches first interactive episode

Posted by Rachael Steven, 15 August 2014, 10:15

The BBC unveiled its first interactive episode online last night as part of new World War One Drama, Our World War. Using animation, original footage and multiple choice gameplay, it forces viewers to make some difficult life and death decisions...

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