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.
The Hospital Club’s annual h.Club 100 list of those who have made a significant contribution to the creative industries was announced last night with illustrator Johanna Basford and director Dougal Wilson among those honoured with some pretty groovy trophies
Good Housekeeping may not be up there with Nova and Twen in the Pantheon of 1960s magazine design, but, as a recent eBay purchase revealed, it had its moment, says CR art director Paul Pensom
Joji Koyama’s new book takes the reader on a surreal journey via a series of interwoven visual stories – each one like a short scene from an animated film
Creative festival Design Manchester returns for a third year on October 14, with talks from IDEO, Hudson Powell, Territory Studio and New Order’s Stephen Morris alongside workshops, screenings and exhibitions celebrating graphics, music, film and animation.
Last year, we published a blog post on a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for Made You Look – a new documentary about the UK’s graphic arts scene from Look & Yes. The film is now complete and you can see it at cinemas across the UK from this week until early November