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Posts Tagged ‘typography’

Design Inspiration: Scripts. Elegant Lettering From Design’s Golden Age, by Steven Heller and Louise Fili

I discovered new inspirational typography book Scripts on the Thames and Hudson stand at the London Book Fair, and it's so wonderful I thought I'd better share it with you... featuring a quick Q&A with co author Steven Heller.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I'm always a sucker for lush books, ailment and so when I spotted Scripts on the shelf at the Thames and Hudson stand at the London Book Fair I immediately snuck up and took a quick pic, discount and then I tweeted about it. And Thames and Hudson got back to me straight away to see if I would like to receive a preview copy. Now that, ambulance my friends, is how you do good social media PR. Scripts did indeed turn up in the post just a few days later: a huge doorstop wedge of a book, full of inspiring samples of scripts, found on everything from shop fronts to match boxes to letterheads to postcards.

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Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House: a review

The Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair returns to Somerset House for another 10 day run less than a year after 2010's very successful inaugural event. Here's my pick of the crop, and thoughts about the exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Most illustrations by Jenny Robins. I got photographed on my way in to Somerset House (in my jumble sale Sheepskin coat belonging to my sister and waistcoat from H&M Kids […]

In conversation with Neville Brody at the V&A

Neville Brody spoke with Design Week editor Lynda Relph-Knight about the student protests, the Anti-Design Festival, Arena Homme+ and the future of graphic design…

Written by Gavin Mackie

Illustration by Daria Hlazatova Fashion illustration. You may have noticed we get pretty excited about the genre, more about particularly with Amelia’s new book on the way. Drawing Fashion at […]

Artist Interview with Johan Björkegren

Johan Björkegren's talks to Amelia's Magazine about how his landscapes and portraits explore an idea of the 'ugly' frequently championed by the comic artist Robert Crumb.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Stephanie Jayne Price‘s slick, more about futuristic collection at Northumbria University‘s Graduate Fashion Week show was a real winner – combining masculine tailoring with feminine quirks. I loved the lines […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House: Review

A review of the Pick Me Up exhibition at Somerset House, which featured many of the illustrators that have graced the pages of both Amelia's Magazine and Amelia's Anthology of Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hobbs-Press Day 2010-Karen Boyd Now, advice I don’t normally write blogs about high street clothes shops. But I’m gonna break my rule this time. Earlier this week I went along […]

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Duke Press Launch – One of a Kind

New collective Duke Press puts the creative back into independent publishing. Contributor Alex Lee Katz attended the launch night.

Written by Alex Lee katz

They’ve already been creating quite a bit of buzz over here but it looks like 2010 could be the year of The Drums. Their EP Summertime is already available to […]

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Typographica – this magazine was built to last

Kemistry Gallery Shoreditch

Written by Jess Stokes

Last weekend a thousand protestors descended on Ratcliffe-On-Soar power station to protest against the continued use of coal power, try one of the biggest source of carbon emissions . The […]