Flux Design’s publishing imprint, Suffolk and Watt, releases The Weird and Twisted Tale of Vince Ray this month. The first in a series of books on the British ‘low brow’ artist, it is billed as ‘a 92-page compendium of sleaze and horror’. The book features a collection of the past ten years of Ray’s artwork, which includes paintings (self-portrait and back cover of book pictured), T-shirt designs, sketches, illustrations and photography. Graphics are interspersed with anecdotal stories of the artist’s life and fictional pieces. The book costs £19.95 and is available on-line at www.vinceray.com.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
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