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  • Awaken Akira by Ash Thorp and XiaoLin Zeng

    A beautiful homage to Katsuhuro Otomo’s Akira by Ash Thorp and XiaoLin Zeng. Awaken Akira was created by two friends, Ash Thorp and Zaoeyo (XiaoLin Zeng), who wanted to collaborate on a tribute to the iconic anime, Akira, by Katsuhiro Otomo. It’s creation took over a year, as we had to coordinate our time on it…

  • Spike Jonze’s Apple Homepods

    Spike Jonze’s latest short for Apple HomePods: Welcome Home features English musician and dancer FKA twigs rocking out in her apartment to a new Anderson .Paak track called ‘Til It’s Over. Via: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/03/spike-jonze-directs-mind-melting-new-dance-video-for-apple/

    Viktor Hertz‘s Musical Pictograms

    For his ongoing series of musical pictograms, Swedish illustrator Viktor Hertz takes a step back from some of his favorite songs, thinking about their message, their meaning, and their style. Nearly six years later and he’s boiled down over 70 classic tracks into standalone images that tell a story of their own, including new hits…

    Ian Fleming Book Covers

    Loving these new hardback Ian Fleming covers by Budapest-based graphic designer and illustrator Levente Szabó, whose work includes projects for BAFTA and the Hungarian Design Council.  The cover illustrations cleverly pull together different characters and plot lines from the novels to form a dramatic silhouette. Working on the James Bond covers was both an enormous honour and a very…

    Visit Pembrokeshire Travel Posters

    We saw these great travel posters last year whilst on holiday in Pembrokeshire and they really looked stunning on billboards. They were put together by Hatched in London and you can also order A2 prints and postcards from the PCNPA website. The inspiration behind the posters was the style of the travel posters of old. We feel…

    Butcher Billy’s Stranger Love Songs

    The iconic cover design style of early Stephen King books applied to 80s ‘pop classics. Butcher Billy is a Brazilian illustrator with a fresh approach, who loves to slice up ideas and imagery in popular culture and reassemble them in unique ways. Juxtaposing everything from Wonder Woman and the Watchmen to Morrissey and Breaking Bad,…

    Marilyn Mugot Nighttime Photography

    When Parisian fashion photographer and graphic designer Marilyn Mugot joined Instagram, she suddenly had a newfound creative outlet for her artistry. Inspired by the cinematography of films by Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick, she soon found herself traveling the globe and shooting new perspectives of urban landscapes. Primarily working after the sun goes down, her…

  • Abstract: The Art of Design

    I’m looking forward the new design documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design, which will bring Bjarke Ingels, Es Devlin, Ilse Crawford and more into the living rooms of Netflix’s global audience . Along with Ingels, Devlin and Crawford from the fields of architecture, stage design and interior design respectively, there’s graphic designer Paula Scher, automobile…

  • In the particular lies the universal

    Another motivational talk by James Victore. ‘The revolution is me. Cause I understand the things that drive me as a human being drive other people as a human being’. Embrace your creativity. James is widely known for his timely wisdom and impassioned views about design and it’s place in the world. At the helm 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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,…