September 2013

The Velvet Underground and Nico 1967 Album cover design by Andy Warhol

Transmitting Andy Warhol

Warhol was an artist whose practice constantly danced with graphic design. Having started out in the world of advertising, it’s little surprise that his work so frequently nodded to design’s immediacy – its need to please the masses, its inherent omnipresence.

In the flowers

My Mother Caught me Doodling

Creativity and the clandestine have always made raucous bedfellows. When these are joined by a sumptuous appreciation of the female form – as in Mike Perry’s wonderful new book, My Mother Caught Me Doodling, the combination becomes a brilliantly bold, boisterous ménage a trois.

Stark carpet

Give fleece a chance

 West London’s Design Centre Chelsea Harbour has unveiled something of a woolly concept to mark the imminent art fair madness taking over London next week.

Ordinary Made Extraordinary.

Ordinary Made Extraordinary

One man’s tat really is another man’s treasure – and Pascal Anson is a man with a treasure trove perhaps more welcoming than most.

Round and round and square

Playing with Design

London’s Kemistry Gallery is celebrating the career of graphic designer Fredun Shapur in a gorgeous new retrospective of his work.

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