Jim Henson’s Designs and Doodles – A Muppet Sketchbook is published this week by Abrams. Designs and Doodles showcases the graphic artist’s early drawings, many of which, such as single-toothed witch Taminella Grinderfall, are seen for the first time. Also included are early posters, storyboards, sets and puppet designs by Henson. The book has been designed by Dana Sloan and edited by former Jim Henson Company editor Alison Inches.
The collaborative concept album was creatively directed by Pentagram’s Abbott Miller, with illustrations from Ori Toor and animations by 1983 studio.
Studio Sutherland has given the organisation a “modern, accessible and easily usable” identity that is centred on the arches found in UK churches.
The studio has collaborated with King’s College London on Urban Mind, to allow users to capture their mood in the city over a 14-day period.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their