Brutus Trimfit reveals one-off illustrated shirts
Iconic 1960s mod brand Brutus Trimfit has commissioned emerging illustrators to produce one-off shirts showing off their unique styles.
Thirty artists have taken inspiration from the brand's heritage, drawing directly onto the fabric. The final pieces range from the simple, yet intricate line drawings of Arran Gregory, the playful characters of Hattie Stewart, and pieces inspired by British heroes and heroines by Joseph Long.
The line-up also includes Tobey Rover, Louise Handyside, Phillip Grisewood, Ryan Todd, Suzi Kemp and Mudi, and all shirts will be on show at an exhibition from January 16-22. In addition, the brand has released some nice 'making of videos', shot by cinematographer Henry Edwards-Wood:
The Brutus Trimfit Illustration Project exhibition runs from January 16-22 at 10 Walkers Court, Soho, W1F 0ED
CR in Print
The January issue of Creative Review is all about the Money - well, almost. What do you earn? Is everyone else getting more? Do you charge enough for your work? How much would it cost to set up on your own? Is there a better way of getting paid? These and many more questions are addressed in January's CR.
But if money's not your thing, there's plenty more in the issue: interviews with photographer Alexander James, designer Mirko Borsche and Professor Neville Brody. Plus, Rick Poynor on Anarchy magazine, the influence of the atomic age on comic books, Paul Belford's art direction column, Daniel Benneworth-Gray's This Designer's Life column and Gordon Comstock on the collected memos, letters and assorted writings of legendary adman David Ogilvy.
Please note, CR now has a limited presence on the newsstand at WH Smith high street stores (although it can still be found in WH Smith travel branches at train stations and airports). If you cannot find a copy of CR in your town, your WH Smith store or a local independent newsagent can order it for you. You can search for your nearest stockist here. Alternatively, call us on 020 7970 4878 to buy a copy direct from us. Based outside the UK? Simply call +44(0)207 970 4878 to find your nearest stockist. Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine.
CR for the iPad
Read in-depth features and analysis plus exclusive iPad-only content in the Creative Review iPad App. Longer, more in-depth features than we run on the blog, portfolios of great, full-screen images and hi-res video. If the blog is about news, comment and debate, the iPad is about inspiration, viewing and reading. As well as providing exclusive, iPad-only content, the app will also update with new content throughout each month.
|Lush gets a digital makeover (5)|
|Made Thought rebrands G.F Smith (20)|
|Pick Me Up 2014 (79)|
|Google Glass goes into the wild (3)|
|British Pathé uploads 85,000 films to YouTube (1)|
|Designing for The Grand Budapest Hotel|
|Why designers never retire|
|Ryman Eco: Grey London and Ryman launch 'sustainable' free font|
|Wally Olins, a tribute|
|A hand-painted font for Glasgow|