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Posts Tagged ‘Grafik magazine’

The Purple Book: Sensuality & Symbolism in Contemporary Art & Illustration – Review

A selection of carefully curated contemporary illustrators explore sensuality and desire in this gorgeous book, published in June by Laurence King.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Purple Book - Laurence King, review
The latest offering from preeminent art publisher Laurence King is a huge purple and pink tome put together by two leading thinkers in the graphic design world. Angharad Lewis was behind the brilliant (and now sadly defunct) Grafik Magazine, and Angus Hyland is a partner with mega design consultancy Pentagram. Their beautiful joint creation sets out to explore the relationship between illustration and the written word when it comes to describing desire and eroticism.

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Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2012: Pick Me Up Selects Review

Pick Me Up returns for 2012 with a brand new panel of industry experts who have selected their pick of up and coming artists.... here's what I liked!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pick Me Up Selects – Zim & Zou. There is one major problem with a trip to Pick Me Up contemporary graphic art fair: the vast choice of amazing artwork. […]

Best of D&AD New Blood Graphic Design Graduates 2011: Typography

Some graphic design students choose to concentrate on typography, and here are the best of the bunch who graduated in 2011 (with a bit of book cover design thrown into the mix).

Written by Amelia Gregory

Edinburgh Napier University boasted a wall of screenprinted handkerchiefs by Maria Rajka, visit this site each with imaginative new designs overlaying the traditional motifs and patterns that I remember from […]