When we were up at Graphic Design Festival Scotland last year we met two nice guys called Dominic Kesterton and Orlando Lloyd who were assisting people in their design dreams by showing them how to make their own riso prints. A fantastic illustrator and designer respectively, "Dominic":http://www.dominickesterton.com and "Orlando":http://orlandolloyd.co.uk started up a small printing press, Workhorse Press, during their time studying in Edinburgh. We wanted to talk to them about why they're still at it, the difficulties they face, and why Scotland's print, design and illustration scene would be lost without them. Here they are...
We were elated to have Bob Gill, living legend of graphic design, join Shillington New York for a guest lecture. Such an amazing opportunity for our students to hear from one of the industry’s best! Gill’s lecture covered a lot of ground—challenging our students to research, have a process and focus on solving problems. “I …
_Later this month Central St Martins is hosting an exhibition of work from the last 100 years of the college's female alumni. It will feature work by creatives including Morag Myerscough, Astrid Stavro, Luciene Roberts and Sara De Bondt, alongside earlier 20th Century pieces by designers like Heather 'Herry' Perry, Dora Batty and Kathleen Hale. Why does this show have to happen though? Why do we still have to make a point of showing work by_ women? _We asked the curator Ruth Sykes to explain why this show is so important._
Based in Warsaw, Polish design studio UVMW has created a beautiful logotype and cohesive identity for the Beton Foundation, which celebrates modernism and looks at architecture in film, computer games, and unfinished projects. The identity was designed to communicate the foundation’s wide interests, and it plays to the functionalism so associated with Le Corbusier. Based on the architect’s concept of the Modulor, which translated human proportions in architecture, the logotype reduces the human
We’re still thrilled about the celebratory cover Philippe Apeloig created for our 200th issue in October, but the designer has since been busy with an important show in Amsterdam, the city that launched his career. The ties between the French designe...
Two self-centered New Yorkers created their own 12-step program to become kinder, more empathetic people. As a resolution, they practiced this for 12 months. By Jessica Walsh & Timothy Goodman, creators of 40 Days of Dating.
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