Paul Pensom

Talent Spotters: Liverpool John Moores Graphic Arts

This year Liverpool’s Graphic Arts graduates shunned the traditional gallery space in favour of a bar – London’s Social, just off Oxford Street. Here wall space was unavailable, so work was projected in a slideshow onto a screen. The course is multidisciplinary, and output falls broadly into the categories of graphic design and illustration. Here are some of the highlights:

A modern Prometheus

CR’s art director pays tribute to a master of special effects whose talent for monsters lives on across the generations

200 gangrenous foot please mate

News that the UK could soon be following Australia’s lead and enforcing government-designed packaging for all tobacco products prompted us to take another look at the Australian design guidelines to see what we might be in for. It ain’t pretty…

Arem Duplessis at EDO

Last week the Editorial Design Organisation played host to Arem Duplessis, design director of The New York Times Magazine and one of the most respected magazine designers working today. I went along to hear him talk through his body of work

What's the story?

The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
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