With the ever growing cult of celebrity looming large among us, the Central Illustration Agency, in conjunction with its US affiliate Bernstein and Adriulli, has commissioned 72 illustrators for their visual views on the theme. Illustrators from countries including Italy, Germany, Japan, the US and Britain responded to the brief with a variety of ideas ranging from ‘the literal to the lateral, scathing to celebratory’, says a CIA spokeswoman. The ‘tongue-in-cheek’ work (from left to right: Donny Miller, Jessie Ford and Louisa St Pierre) will be on show at the Alphabet Bar on London’s Beak Street from 11 September. Postcard packs will be for sale for £7.50, with proceeds going to the Red Cross.
Production company Noah Media Group is behind the opening titles, animations and on-screen graphics for this year’s World Cup – we speak to art director Kim Teddy about how traditional
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.