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A Field Guide to East London Wildlife

A Field Guide to East London Wildlife Video

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

This new guide, illustrated by Ian McDonnell, looks to answer the big question: Where did those parakeets come from?


Herb Lester and Instagram team up for city guide series

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

“Off the beaten track” travel recommendations inspired by Instagrammers feature in books illustrated by Brice Beasley. 

In the flowers

My Mother Caught me Doodling

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Mike Perry’s wonderful new book My Mother Caught Me Doodling is a raucous romp of a read.

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Whitman Illustrated: Song of Myself

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Allen Crawford has spent 2,560 hours creating this beautiful illustrated edition of poet Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself.

Little Black Classics

Penguin's Little Black Classics

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Penguin art director Jim Stoddart helps Penguin see in its 80th by designing a set of 80 classics with monochrome jackets.

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Art Rules! (And how to break them)

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

 The title of a new book release cleverly points to both how rad art is, and how for all its brilliance, the creation of artwork is bound up with a series of inherited regulations.

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Eventually Everything Connects

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A beautiful new leporello shows how Charles and Ray Eames linked some of the most iconic characters of the last 100 years.

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London Underground's Labyrinth in print

Thu, 9 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Early last year, mini labyrinths began to infiltrate the already labyrinthine London Underground network, forming what must be one of the most-viewed artworks ever.

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Illustrating the life of Francis Bacon

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

We spoke to Christina Christaforou about her illustration work for a book about the life of Francis Bacon.

Gavin Turk

Some taxing artworks

Tue, 7 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Artists including Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas, Jessica Albarn and Gary Hume have designed their own car tax discs, marking their obsoletion.

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