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cj hendry's epic illustrations

cj hendry's epic illustrations

Category: Art, Illustration, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 25th 2013
No. of comments: 1

You'd be forgiven for mistaking cj hendry's incredible illustrations for photographs. Aren't they incredible? Her Instagram feed is full of still-life, drawn with just a fine-tip black pen. ...

Vivi Mac Plays With Food

Vivi Mac Plays With Food

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 24th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Vivi Mac's mother obviously never had the same rule as my mum - don't play with your food! Her portraits seem to be created from whatever foodstuff was closest at the time - chocolate milk, honey, salt, barbecue sauce ... The similarity betw...

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

Category: Books, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 21st 2013
No. of comments: 0

"Chalk Queen" Dana Tanamachi is back, this time collaborating with Penguin on a series of covers for classic children's books.  Check out this time-lapse video to see her create the cover for the Wizard of Oz. ...

Street Art

Street Art

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 7th 2013
No. of comments: 1

There's nothing better than some truly excellent street art. ...

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Category: Art,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jul 1st 2013
No. of comments: 0

Having just stepped in to meet the guys at Ditto Press in Dalston, it occurred to us that not far away was Leandro Erlich's Barbican-sponsored installation, the Dalston House. So what better way to spend a Monday afternoon than monkeying...
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Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Interviews / Individual, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 30

Continuing a history of both Shillington lecturers and graduates being featured among their pages, Computer Arts have featured two recent graduates from our Manchester college in the new issue out this week (issue 216)! We're hugely proud to see Lois and Alex included alongside their fantastic work. In fact to celebrate we're giving away a one year subscription to ...

Michael Longton in Computer Arts

Michael Longton in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 1

We were thrilled to see our part-time lecturer Michael Longton featured in the latest Computer Arts branding special. His identity is beautifully minimal. If you haven't had the chance to look at his work, pop over to his website to see more. ...

Exploding lights bulbs

Exploding lights bulbs

Category: Art, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

These amazing images of lightbulbs filled with objects, powders and liquids, and then violently exploding in front of the camera are the work of popular Flickr photographer Jon Smith. The images are a result of ongoing experiments Jon's been carrying out with high-speed photography and ...

1984

1984

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

Everyday object illusions

Everyday object illusions

Category: Art, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

On first glance this series of images by Madrid-based photographer Chema Madoz may appear to just be everyday objects. However, these images in fact cleverly combine one or more familiar objects together in order to create a collection of optical illusions that are full of surprises. The idea of a disco ball planet definitely appeals!...