Dorothy

New illustration: Chad McCail, Ian McDonnell, Kristjana Williams & more

The first in our fortnightly pick of new illustration work features a beautifully drawn field guide to East London wildlife, an illustrated guide to the life and work of Francis Bacon, rock-and-roll themed prints from Dorothy and a fascinating mural documenting the history of London’s Becontree Estate.

Concrete appreciation

Studio Dorothy has just updated its Lost Desination series of prints of classic brutalist buildings, illustrated by Stephen Millership, with three new additions: Brunel University, Stockwell Bus Garage and Birmingham Central Library

Bloomberg Businessweek announces new creative directors

Following Richard Turley’s departure in April, Bloomberg Businessweek has promoted two of its design team, Rob Vargas and Tracy Ma, to creative director and deputy creative director roles. We talked to them about the moves and what it means for BBW

Immersive site re-tells the story of 1963 March on Washington

The US National Park Foundation and digital marketing agency Organic have launched an interactive site allowing users to record their own version of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Cinema-themed prints from Dorothy

Manchester studio Dorothy has released two new litho prints celebrating some of the most acclaimed actors and films to have emerged from Hollywood since 1927

Trust me, I’m an art director

Mirko Borsche works for some of Germany’s more staid institutions, but his work is anything but conservative. The key to his creativity is his relationship with clients, he says

Dorothy’s Song Map

Dorothy’s Song Map litho print (detail below) is made up of streets and destinations from songs, from AC/DC’s Highway To Hell to The Beatles’ Long And Winding Road.

Dorothy identifies the colour of music

Dorothy, who brought us The Song Map and also The Film Map, has just released its two latest prints (above) which look to celebrate colourful song titles and band names by displaying them in colour wheels…

The 50 best record sleeves of 2012

There’s been a lot of great record sleeve design this year, and Art Vinyl have collected together a shortlist of 50 of the best vinyl artworks in a new exhibition in London…

Dorothy’s Film Map

On Dorothy’s new Film Map, every street and feature is from a film title…

Talent-spotters: Northumbria

With 78 graphic design students alone, Northumbria’s Reveal proclaims itself the canniest degree show on Earth. Our guest reporter, Livija Dale, covered the graphic design section of the exhibition…

Curious Stories for Curious Minds

Andrew Rae, Emily Forgot, Oliver Jeffers and Steven Appleby are among fifteen illustrators that have contributed to Curious Stories, a book conceived by creative agency Dorothy to raise money for children’s charity Curious Minds…

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