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.
As part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak with freelance illustrator Kristyna Baczynski about how her Ukrainian heritage inspired her to make a graphic novel, why she
This year, the showcase of up-and-coming designers’ work challenges everything from ‘manspreading’ and loneliness in older people, to sustainability and smart phone addiction.
Norway’s capital has been rebranded by design consultancy Creuna, which aims to strengthen links between the municipality and its citizens.
Illustrators and designers including Quentin Blake, Frith Kerr and Antony Gormley have interpreted the number 30 for the museum’s birthday.