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Friday, January 15th, 2010

Friday, November 27th, 2009

5:42 pm

Ladybird Mug: Bicycle

Wondering through the Conran shop last Sunday I spotted The Story of the Bicycle mug. Having been forced to read Ladybird books for hours on end as a youth, the illustrations have an instant hook. The other benefit of these,…

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Friday, February 27th, 2009

Maira Kalman on Abe Lincoln

Artist Maira Kalman’s work for 21stcenturyabe.org appears in today’s New York Times. The story traces her personal love affair with Lincoln through visits to the Rosenbach Museum & Library, a trip to Springfield, IL and talks with noted scholars, including…

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Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

8:56 pm

Andrew MacGregor

Illustrator, typographer, set designer. Andrew MacGregor does it all. He’s most recent commission (above) is for the Guardian’s new job advice campaign. He’s also worked for Uniqlo, Vanity Fair, Harpers Bazaar and The Science Museum. Well worth checking his output.…

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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Illustration: A Visual History

We manage to find reason to mention Steven Heller, one of the foremost experts on graphic design, pretty regularly. Working with designer Seymour Chwast, Heller is responsible for Illustration: A Visual History. The book chronicles over a century of illustration,…

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