True North has designed a collection of essays exploring the relevance of Shakespeare in society today, by looking at the context and connection that Shakespeare has around the Globe. The British Council commission includes Nobel-prize winning writers, politicians and others looking at how Shakespeare has a connection with their society. True North has designed a printed […]
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has produced a colouring book featuring famous patterns from its collection by William Morris and Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. The patterns included in the book are organised into four sections: nature, colour, pattern and craft. Published in collaboration with Thames & Hudson, the colouring book will be available […]
Nobrow has published a graphic novel that centres around explorer John James Audubon’s ornithological quest across America during the 19th century. Written by Fabien Grolleau and illustrated by Jérémie Royer, the book is based on Audubon’s own retellings of his travels. Audubon is available from nobrow.net for £15.99.
Cofounder and creative partner at Here, Caz Hildebrand has created an illustrated compendium of 100 herbs. Herbarium is designed to enrich our understanding of the “uses, cultural associations and pleasures of herbs”, according to Here. Herbarium is published by Thames & Hudson and is available to buy now.
Jim Stoddart has curated the first anthology of Instagram, showcasing creative and inspiring images taken by some of the social media app’s 500 million users. The Penguin art director has selected hundreds of photos, ranging from models backstage at a fashion show in Shanghai to an alleyway in central Kabul, Afghanistan. Life on Instagram is […]
DR.ME founders Ryan Doyle and Mark Edwards have produced a book that looks at the use of collage by contemporary graphic designers. The book focuses particularly on approaches to collage in the era of the World Wide Web and social media. It features 50 designers and studios from 14 different countries, including Stefan Sagmeister, Mat […]
Christopher Bateman has authored the first retrospective of Wilfred Limonious, otherwise known as the “visual architect” of dancehall, the genre of music born in 1980s Jamaica. Limonious, who was a newspaper cartoonist at the time, became known for designing many dancehall artists’ album jackets and record-label logos. The book features many of these works, along […]
Elle magazine has been given a fresh look by creative director, Suzanne Sykes. The redesign includes a new 300gsm cover and a 16-page Elle Collective section, printed on matt 100gsm paper stock, and created to be suitable for brand partnerships. The September issue is available in five different cover options for Elle readers to choose […]
IYA Design has carried out the design for The Rig Out’s new print magazine, which focuses its content on King’s Cross in London. Kiosk: Neighbourhood Essays’ first issue features Phoebe Collings-James on the cover, shot by Will Robson-Scott. The magazine sets out to “embrace the new creative forces that are shaping London while also acknowledging […]
Illustrator Jon Burgerman has released a colouring book focusing on “less mindfulness, more mindlessness”. Published by Laurence King, the book explores the strange monster and mind-boggling creature filled land of Burgerworld. Readers are encouraged to break out all of their colours and go “full psychedoodlic” (psychedelic and doodle) while using the book, as well as […]
The Spaces is set to release a book to accompany the British Council’s Home Economics exhibition at the British Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale. Home Economics looks at the place that we all spend hours, weeks and years in: the home. Instead of asking architects to redesign houses, the book proposes five new models for domestic […]
Before he became a designer, one of Paul Smith’s earliest ambitions was to become a professional cyclist, according to his new book. Nowadays however, he’s more likely to be seen collecting old wool cycling jerseys at weekly markets in Florence and New York while on one of his business trips. Paul Smith’s Cycling Scrapbook compiles […]