A new exhibition at The House of Illustration showcases over 100 wartime illustrations by E.H. Shepard, offering a fascinating insight into his work before Winnie the Pooh and a poignant look at life on the battlefield.
Jazz-pop musician Jamie Cullum has recently released the second issue of his magazine The Eighty-Eight, and it’s really rather good. We talk to Cullum about what prompted him to make it, and his love of “lurid neon orange”…
Since 2004, the New York Times’ Modern Love column has featured hundreds of funny, poignant and heartwarming tales of love and relationships written by its readers. Essays are accompanied by some charming illustrations by Brian Rea and have also been made into a series of animated shorts…
A new book from Phaidon looks at how we represent our world through maps, charting 5,000 years of cartography. Here, we look in detail at four examples – from an artistic interpretation of a national park and a 19th-century drawing of the moon, to visualisations of two very different natural disasters
From Honda to Google to OK Go, it would seem that everybody loves a quirky chain reaction machine. The influence for these contraptions is usually attributed to US cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg but another inspiration is British illustrator W Heath Robinson, whose work is currently on show at McCann London.
Inventive and thought-provoking, the Granby Four Streets project from Assemble stands out in the Turner Prize shortlist. Antonia Wilson talks to the London-based collective at Glasgow’s Tramway, inside their installation – a monument to renovation and a showroom for their beautiful handcrafted homewares
Following its Oscar-winning work on Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, Framestore has created some stunning visual effects for The Martian, Ridley Scott’s adaptation of Andy Weir’s science fiction novel about a botanist stranded on Mars.
Apple has today launched a series of cute new product-demo style ads for the Apple Watch. But do they do enough to make you want to buy one?
Commissioned for the Liverpool Biennial, Koo Jeong A’s design is coated with phosphorescent paint and opened at the city’s Everton Park yesterday
Australian designer Derek Samuel has created a beautiful catalogue for photographer Isamu Sawa’s Without Water series of flower photographs