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  • Odd Galaxy by Invisible Creature

    Lovely wooden blocks designed by Invisible Creature: After 2 years in the making, our Odd Galaxy wooden space toys have officially landed! Beautifully manufactured by Uncle Goose Toys in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our new series includes everything for the aspiring astronaut: Lunar Rocket Blocks, Moon Rover Blocks andCosmo Kid Blocks. Featuring rounded and classic block shapes, O.G. inspires endless possibilities…

  • Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See

    An inspirational video about Inge Druckrey and how she teaches students to have a designer’s eye. “This [film] is about patient and dedicated teaching, about learning to look and visualize in order to design, about the importance of drawing. It is one designer’s personal experience of issues that face all designers, expressed with sympathy and encouragement, and…

    24 Heures // Le Mans

    A really atmospheric set of shots of the 2013 24 Heures du Mans by INK and Curb. Lovely grading. Together with Curb; we shot, directed and retouched this intimate set of images of the world’s oldest sports car endurance race. Encapsulating the crew, the cars, the drivers and the spectators; this series is a snapshot of…

    Malika Favre’s Bafta Brochure Illustrations

    These are some really striking minimal illustrations with lovely twists for the British Academy film awards ceremony. The illustrations are by the French illustrator Malika Favre and feature the five nominees for best film. You can pick up a limited edition print from baftaprints.org. My approach to illustration is about paring things down as much as possible.…

    Silver Arrows Project

    Stunningly recreated moments from racing history featuring 12 different races in which the Mercedes Silver Arrows dominated Grand Prix racing. Crafted by brining together real world photography today and CGI the images feature detail that couldn’t have been captured by the photographic technology of the time. During the buildup to World War II, Germany dominated the Grand…

    Lost Destination by Stephen Millership

    These are really nice modern interpretations of traditional tourist posters themed around brutalist architecture.  A joint project by Dorothy and illustrator Stephen Millership. It’s difficult to pick a favourite but the Tricorn definitely makes me feel nostalgic. Destination is a new series of illustrated prints that celebrate the unique but often forgotten beauty of some…

    The Circle – Jessica Hische

    After recently reading The Circle by Dave Eggers I noticed the credit for the cover design and realised why I’d picked up the book in the first place. The cover is beautifully designed by Jessica Hische. The look in terms of colour, typography and finish are very modern but it has a slightly retro sci-fi…

    Mark Seaton: N. Ireland Series

    During a recent trip to the Giant’s Causeway I discovered the illustration work of Mark Seaton. His digital artwork has a beautiful pen and ink aesthetic with a modern twist. The use of colour is also very atmospheric. He also has a design studio based in Belfast. In my final year, one of my projects…

  • The Magic Is in The Process

    This is a great video about Sugru Inventor Jane ni Dhulchaointigh who recounts the journey from having a crazy idea to the creation and launch of her own product. NSFW in terms of the F word. “Or, as Jane puts it: the six-year process of going from “hmm” to “yay” via “eureka” and “wow.” Her…

  • Wonderland

    This is a great insight into working in the creative industry with views from some really inspirational designers, illustrators, directors and musicians. It asked these individuals about struggles with being creative in the industry and how to deal with things that may seem out of your control. “The themes we decided to focus on were…

  • Making the Leadenhall Building

    Paul Raftery and Dan Lowe have been working on a new time-lapse video documentumenting the construction of “the Cheesegrater”, a 225-metre skyscraper by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in the City of London. This project follows their successful project covering the build of the Shard. “The movie by Raftery and Lowe frames the first six months of a year-long project…

  • Chris Glass – Wire & Twine

    This is a funny and informative Creative Mornings talk by Chris Glass, a Cincinnati based graphic designer. He talks about his childhood, his long passion for drawing and making things. He also gives some good tips on being a creative person. He has worked with organizations throughout the area and beyond in his 19 years, helping visualize ideas,…