Posterzine™ — The Poster That’s Also A Magazine

Posterzine™ — The Poster That’s Also A Magazine

Our latest publishing project titled Posterzine is where a poster meets a magazine — a mini monograph magazine which folds out to reveal a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm). Posterzine is printed by Pressision Ltd using two special Pantone spot colours each time on Fedrigoni Arcoprint Extra White paper stock meaning that no two issues will look the same. It has been registered at the British Library as a magazine because of the way that it folds in on itself, differentiating it from a pamphlet which is folded like a concertina. It has been given it’s own ISSN number and is noted as a publication. Feature


VISCOUS Publications | Cult Classic

VISCOUS Publications | Cult Classic

Exploring the vibrant, nostalgic, and often pleasingly seductive printed explorations of thought fuelled by passion, aesthetic, and design is Amy Hood’s publication CULT CLASSIC. This debut is part of Hood’s launch of her new publishing company entitled VISCOUS Publications, which spans its works across books, posters, and other tangible items. Feature


ONLY NY | Holiday 2016 Lookbook

ONLY NY | Holiday 2016 Lookbook

Following their Fall/Winter collection, ONLY NY have officially released their Holiday 2016 Collection paired with the beautifully shot lookbook by New York photographer Dean Majd. The collection features their mainstay classics and defining pieces, and has expanded on its premium flannels and technical outwear. Feature


Posterzine Issue 14 | Mike Perry

Posterzine Issue 14 | Mike Perry

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The fourteenth issue showcases the infamous Mike Perry, who owns the title of animator, creative director, brand consultant, poet, and designer. His work ranges from sculptures, animations, paintings, installations, books, murals and many other creative forms. In this exclusive interview we find out about his wonderful creative process and his infectious creative energy. Feature


Posterzine Issue 13 | Jim O’Raw

Posterzine Issue 13 | Jim O’Raw

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The thirteenth features the awesome graphic artist and print maker Jim O’Raw. Based in Birmingham, O’Raw specialises in CMYK process printing using fluorescent inks and glow in the dark pigments, exhibiting his work at the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch amongst many other places including Print Club London.   Feature


Fiorucci and Its Provocative Ads

Fiorucci and Its Provocative Ads

Fiorucci was once an unquestionably cool Italian brand and a breeding ground for everything new and upcoming. To be precise, in the 60s and 70s. Think primary colours, loud advertising and disco scene. It was most famous for its stretch designer jeans, however, garments were almost the least important part of the enterprise. “He made shopping theatre before every brand decided to put on a show. He was the first to exploit pop art, music and celebrity.” – his website says. A controversial brand launched bikinis, thongs and monokinis in 1974s Italy. The provocative advertising following that was confiscated by the police from Elio Fiorucci’s home. Feature


Tishk Barzanji

Tishk Barzanji

Predominantly focusing on the intricate details that go unnoticed in everyday life, Tishk Barzanji unveils an immersive exploration of space and colour, delving into the topics of digital art, graphic design and photography, in turn transforming the mundane into the extraordinary. Channeling Mondrian, Magritte and Ken Price as major influences due to their iconic consideration of colour and juxtaposition, Barzanji creates surreal digital landscapes that capture his curiosity regarding the structure, diversity of cultures and atmosphere that consume his new home environment, altering perceptions along the way. Feature


Posterzine Issue 12 | Em Cole

Posterzine Issue 12 | Em Cole

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The twelfth issue features the wonderful Em Cole, a still and moving image artist that has immersed herself in the world of image making. Characterised by animated narratives Emily’s work is mainly fashion based and has so far worked with the likes of Wah London, Polyester Magazine, as well as being featured on ID magazine and collaborated with fellow artists Liv Thurley and Edd Leigh to name a few.  Feature


Posterzine Issue 11 | Joe Hales

Posterzine Issue 11 | Joe Hales

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The eleventh issue features Joe Hales, a London based graphic designer whose work explores the relationship between the form and function by using a gorgeously bright colour palette fused with a clear passion and experience with typography. In the interview Hales’s practise is explored through some of his proudest achievements as well exciting plans for the future! Feature


Posterzine Issue 10 | Drop Dead

Posterzine Issue 10 | Drop Dead

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The tenth issue showcases top alternative streetwear fashion brand Drop Dead consisting of an exciting interview with their design team! Drop Dead has grown its reputation to one of the most extroverted brands selling merch by Oli Sykes and his gang. In this issue we find out the teams style and creative process, and what inspires their wonderful collections. Feature


Posterzine Issue 08 | Killer Acid

Posterzine Issue 08 | Killer Acid

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The eighth issues features mind-bending, psychedelic illustrator Rob Corradetti aka Killer Acid. Swarming with otherworldly characters, satanic monsters, aliens and other strange figures, Killer Acid’s work is a marriage of intricate pen and ink drawings, cut and paste collage, and intense pop psychedelic colours. Feature


Wes Anderson & H&M | Come Together

Wes Anderson & H&M | Come Together

As the Christmas spirit settles in and the campaign competition heats up, H&M have enlisted the help of master visionary Wes Anderson, dazzling with his iconic and meticulous aesthetic for the high street brand’s 2016 Christmas offering. Oozing Anderson’s signature cinematography style, a charming and unconventional narrative unfolds, as Wes Anderson favourite Adrien Brody features as Conductor Ralph who with help from his porter, Fritz, unveils the news that forces the passengers, each dressed beautifully in H&M garments which blend in seamlessly to the allure of Anderson décor, to spend Christmas Day together. Feature


Posterzine issue 07 | Kate Moross

Posterzine issue 07 | Kate Moross

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The seventh issue showcases the wonderful Kate Moross, one of the most sought after graphic designers in the UK. Renowned for her bold colour hues and killer typography, this talented designer has remained a champion of the underground scene and her punk attitude is the perfect icing on the cake! Feature


The Private Press | Editions Series Launch

The Private Press | Editions Series Launch

Treading new ground as a studio in the collaborative and curation field of design is Brighton based studio The Private Press. Most recently, the team have announced the new and exciting launch of their Editions collection. A first ever collaboration with eight leading contemporary graphic artists such as Rose Blake, Supermundane and Eelus producing a series of limited edition, hand pulled prints showcasing the very best of screen printing and its range of techniques. Feature


Wishing Cards Dark Series | Marijke Ludwig

Wishing Cards Dark Series | Marijke Ludwig

Driven by dark humour and cynical comedy is dutch Illustrator Marijike Ludwig. Conceptualising this project back in December 2015, the resolution has finally been realised in the form of 5 unique card designs with pre-written messages on the back of each one. Beautifully drawn, the images depict traditional holiday stereotypes adopting a spooky illustrative style. Feature


Posterzine Issue 04 | Anthony Burrill

Posterzine Issue 04 | Anthony Burrill

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The fourth fantastic issue of Posterzine showcases graphic artist, print-maker and designer Anthony Burrill who is known for his persuasive, bold style of communication. His work is predominately characterised by punchy typographic messages having developed an incredibly distinctive voice through his text-base compositions.
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Zebu

Zebu

Taking art out of the gallery space and displaying it in the public realm is something that makes Zebu, an artistic duo from Berlin, so exciting and unique. In doing this, Zebu is attempting to break down the barrier that has long existed between the art world and the general public. Art should be for everyone to enjoy, and Zebu perfectly prove this point by putting their work outside of traditional art spaces.
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Posterzine Issue 03 | Hello!Lucky

Posterzine Issue 03 | Hello!Lucky

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format (594x841mm) poster which folds down into an A4 monograph. The third issue features the amazing San Francisco letterpress sisters Hello!Lucky, who have spent eleven years perfecting their practise. Enjoying nothing more than a good pun, this sister duo are a pair to watch out for!
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Ward Heirwegh

Ward Heirwegh

Ward Heirwegh graduated in 2007 with a masters degree in graphic design from Luca School of Arts (Ghent) and now runs an independent practice in Antwerp. His projects are situated within the cultural and creative field: editorial design projects, visual identities and other commissions for institutions and artists. Feature


Posterzine Issue 02 | Heretic

Posterzine Issue 02 | Heretic

Posterzine is our monthly publishing project where a poster meets a magazine in the form of a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm) which folds down into an A4 monograph. The second issue of Posterzine features an interview with the awesome print collective Heretic! Heretic is a London based illustration, design and experimental screen printing studio comprising of the talented trio of Luke Frost, Jon Rundall and Therese Vandling.
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Alice Wietzel

Alice Wietzel

Parisian artist Alice Wietzel’s illustrations display the perfect combination of unforgiving geometry and soft, organic forms. Her images combine dreamy colours with abstractly shaped people and objects whilst avoiding harsh, dark outlines. Wietzel allows various colours to sit next to one another in perfect harmony, leading to dreamlike images that we never want to stop looking at.
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Sunny Todd Prints

Sunny Todd Prints

Meet the husband and wife team behind Sunny Todd prints! Sunny Todd and wife Emma are based in the beautiful town of Ledbury, Herefordshire where they design and print together in their own studio. Feature


Lisa Laubreaux

Lisa Laubreaux

Exploring the realms of set design, installations and illustration is French Illustrator Lisa Laubreaux. Through each discipline, Laubreaux develops multidisciplinary experiences with a unique experimental and artistic approach that drives her to use a variety of mediums and techniques throughout her work. Feature


Lucile Piketty

Lucile Piketty

Having studied in both Paris and New York, Lucile Piketty now works as an illustrator and printmaker in France. Piketty has a particular focus on depicting cities and life within them. In May of this year, Piketty was awarded the Lacourière prize for etching by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France for her series ‘Si je disparaissais,’ (If I disappeared).
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Fabian Oefner | Oil Spill

Fabian Oefner | Oil Spill

Intricately infusing invisible effects of the properties of time and natural sciences as the genesis of his photography, cinematography and kinetic installations, Fabian Oefner encourages, through the harnessing of scientific properties within his creations, the acceptance that art and science work harmoniously to inform each other in tangible ways. The undeniable beauty of Oefner’s photography is exemplified consistently through the mesmerising theme of motion, as he seeks to explore the boundaries of time and space, while for his series entitled Oil Spill, iridescence acts as the dominant inspiration. Feature


José Antonio Roda

José Antonio Roda

What instantly captured our eye with José Antonio Roda’s work is his use of primary colours. Roda is an illustrator and graphic designer currently based in Madrid. The primary colours used in his work complement the abstracted subject matter perfectly. In his work, merely a few shapes and colours (Roda uses red, yellow, blue, black and white almost exclusively) are able to come together to form beautifully clean images. Roda’s attention is split between silk-screen prints, ceramics, risography, digital prints and paper cuts.
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You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966—70 at the V&A Museum

You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966—70 at the V&A Museum

We went along to see You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966—70, which runs from 10th September 2016 until 26th February 2017 at the V&A Museum. This colossal exhibition explores the era-defining significance and impact of the late 1960s upon life today. From global civil rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, consumerism, computing, communality to neoliberalist politics, the world we live in has been vitally influenced by five revolutionary years 1966—70. The show intends to investigate the upheaval, the explosive sense of freedom, and the legal changes that took place resulting in a fundamental shift in the mindset of the Western world. Feature


Department Store

Department Store

Recently we’ve been on a mission to expand our curated market place. This month we’ve added an amazing set of new vendors to our online store which you can find out little more about them and their gorgeous products below. To discover our full band of vendors, all you have to do is check out our Department Store and start searching for your perfect gift! Feature


International Exhibitions by GDFS

International Exhibitions by GDFS

It has been a busy autumn for the team at GDFS, with exciting events and exhibitions including International Poster Exhibition, Design Displacement Group: NO EXIT, and PUTPUT: Enormous Details. This truly is a unique chance for you to witness a carefully curated selection of artworks produced with a focus on socialising, partying and hands-on projects. Feature


Super Abstract Series

Super Abstract Series

The images produced by Super Abstract Series, a design collective run by graphic designers Julia de Blaauw and Irene Stoop, are reminiscent of Memphis, the fabulous design group of the 1980s. Drawing on previous movements such as Pop Art, the Memphis group created visually high impact design full of colour and abstract shapes. Super Abstract Series intends to do the same, focussing on beautifully bold geometric shapes and patterns.
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Nadine Kolodziey

Nadine Kolodziey

Fused with bold colours and experimental characters and forms is the work of Offenach based graphic designer and illustrator Nadine Kolodziey. Motivated by her daily life impressions, Kolodziey’s wonderfully experimental approach to her work produces a colourful, multilayered visual language in each of her pieces. Feature


Mag Culture | The Modern Magazine 2016

Mag Culture | The Modern Magazine 2016

Last month, indie magazine fans from all over the world united at Central Saint Martins for MagCulture’s annual Modern Magazine conference. With speakers including Gail Bichler from The New York Times Magazine, Penny Martin from the Gentlewoman and Kai von Rabenau from Mono.Kulture, the day was packed with inspiring stories and insights into magazine making. Feature


Tallulah Fontaine

Tallulah Fontaine

Tallulah Fontaine’s images are striking in their simplicity. She mostly sticks to a palette of muted pastel colours that perfectly matches the minimalist images she creates. Hailing from Toronto, Fontaine creates zines, jewellery and prints whilst running ‘Home Zine Collective’ with fellow artist Carla McRae.
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Michelle Maguire — Salami Dreamin’ Book

Michelle Maguire — Salami Dreamin’ Book

Salami Dreamin’, a limited-edition artist’s book by Michelle Maguire, features eye-popping, hand-printed images of her blunt, funny, completely unimpressed Italian American Great-Aunt Doll, with colorful Aunt Doll anecdotes by Aaron Beck. Maguire and Beck are married and live in Columbus, Ohio. Feature


Margot Bowman | IDENTIFY

Margot Bowman | IDENTIFY

Launched on November 18th 2017 in collaboration with Tate and Tate Collectives, Margot Bowman introduces IDENTIFY, an interactive project which explores how we express contemporary cultural identity. IDENTIFY encourages viewers to create their own cultural symbol, using interactive software developed by Edvin Candon, which designs your personal stamp based on a series of questions that allow for your personal, geographical, emotional and spiritual touch-points to be accessed. Feature


Nike | New York Made: Stanton Street Courts by KAWS

Nike | New York Made: Stanton Street Courts by KAWS

Created in partnership by Nike and the New York City Parks and Recreations Dept., the sportswear giant has unveiled its latest campaign, entitled New York Made, which strives to maintain its renowned level of commitment towards the city, using art to infuse and heighten the sense of community at the heart of the program. New York Made is set to introduce a whole host of community collaborations across the city, with the first designed by Brooklyn-based, iconic artist Brian Donnelly, who has kicked off the program with the opening of the New York Made: Stanton Street Courts by KAWS. Feature


Marlou Faure

Marlou Faure

This week People of Print met up with fantastic London based Illustrator and Art director Marylou Faure to reveal the methods behind her colourful and extravagant pieces of work. Since moving from France to London, this talented designer has contributed her designs to many established firms such as Google, Easy Jet, T. Mobile to name a few. Feature


George Greaves

George Greaves

Finding that over thinking usually hinders his design process, George Greaves’ defining aesthetic is both minimal and sophisticated yet equally as powerful, as his intricate illustrations withhold high impact through the contrast and movement he expertly infuses. Influenced greatly by the simplicity and geometric forms of early modernist art, Greaves defines Matisse, Miró, De Chirico and David Hockney as major inspirations. Additionally to his solo creations, George makes up half of Printed Goods, a design and risograph studio, created in collaboration with his brother. Feature


Wakana Yamazaki

Wakana Yamazaki

Infusing a heart-warming sense of nostalgia through her crazy kitsch aesthetic, freelance illustrator Wakana Yamazaki personifies her abstract graphics, radiating an exuberant energy as each image is decorated through a vibrant and playful palette. Drawn using a ballpoint pen and later coloured digitally, Yamazaki’s designs bring her imaginations to life, awakening the child in all of us as her hyperreal creations include cube cats and folded females. Feature


Nikelab Air Zoom Spiridon x Roundel

Nikelab Air Zoom Spiridon x Roundel

Originally released in 1997, NikeLab has recently unveiled their brand new collaboration with Roundel, revamping the retro running shoe that is the Nike Air Zoom Spiridon. Initially inspired by the 90s garage rave scene, the updated interpretation is boldly decorated with an all over Johnston100 font, celebrating the font’s 100 year anniversary. The iteration is the second release from the Nike x Roundel collection. The first was unveiled in 2013, when Nike used the roundel to decorate a pair of Air Max models in honour of London Underground’s 150th Anniversary. Feature


BIG BLDG RCRDS — Seattle-based Non-profit Record Label Launch

BIG BLDG RCRDS — Seattle-based Non-profit Record Label Launch

Brought to you by the founders of BIG BLDG BASH, a non-profit music festival located in Big Building LLC in the industrial district of Seattle, WA. The focus behind this enterprise is to provide musicians and artists a fair opportunity to be showcased and celebrated, free of discrimination or the typical music festival restraints. Feature


Bookblock Editions

Bookblock Editions

Introducing Bookblock Editions. A very exciting creative collaboration between 12 leading illustrators and customised notebook experts, Bookblock. Supermundane, Rob Flowers and Annu Kilpeläinen, along with nine talented illustrators set to release Bookblock Editions notebook series this November. Feature


Woodberry Wetlands | It Starts with a Seed

Woodberry Wetlands | It Starts with a Seed

Jennie Webber is holding her original hand-painted etchings that illustrated her first published book ‘It Starts with a Seed’ this week which follows the journey of a sycamore seed through the years and seasons, as it grows into a giant old tree supporting a myriad of animal and plant lifeThe work will be on show at The Coalhouse, part of London’s newest nature reserve set around a wild reservoir in N16, a perfect location for the exhibition! Feature


Squashing Vibes

Squashing Vibes

Bursting at the seames with gorgeous photography, digital graphic pieces and quirky art direction is Squashing Vibes, an open submission book curated by Emergency Meeting and published by Kiosk. The beauty within this publication is its essence of total creative freedom, you never know what to expect when turning the page. Will it be a pair of shoes made out of bricks, will it be a gorgeous man staring straight at you, or will it be a lighthearted illustration, who knows! Feature


Matildas Dubois

Matildas Dubois

Captivated about literacy and the book-object, Mathilde Dubois attempts, in her editorial creations, to make reading more pleasant using sobriety and elegant graphic design.  Within her studio she specialises in book design, visual identity and photography, looking for simplicity but still finding a unique graphic touch. Feature


Parallel Studio | Unsatisfying

Parallel Studio | Unsatisfying

Losing your spoon in your soup, dropping your newly made sandwich on the floor or waiting hours for that one file to download, these are all situations we have sadly had to endure but Paris based Parallel Studio has created a viral video injecting humour to these unforunate situations, unsurprisngly taking the internet by storm. Entitled Unsatisfying the compilation makes the most out of the bad, disheartening and face-palm-frustrating situations of everyday life. The short animation is filled with tiny defeats presented mesmerisingly through the soft colour palette and retro aesthetic combined. Feature


Eva Stalinski

Eva Stalinski

Dutch illustrator, screen printer and dog enthusiast is how Eva Stalinski, the print maker and illustrator hailing from the Netherlands defines herself. Creating bold and beautiful works, Stalinski communicates her playful aesthetic through her instantly recognisable and joyous graphics, similar to a contemporary interpretation of pop art. Adorning everything from prints to apparel, Stalinski’s motifs offer an adorable personification as she infuses identity into her illustrated inanimate objects, decorating each in a vibrant and abstract fashion. Feature


Posture Magazine | The Boss Issue

Posture Magazine | The Boss Issue

Posture Magazine has undergone a fresh makeover, reaffirming its editorial position as a leader in the creative exploration of identity. NYC-based digital and biannual print publication ‘Posture’ prides itself on its dedication to promoting gender and racial equality. And with Lotta Nieminen’s novel approach to editorial design, we must admit that this new art direction of the magazine truly reflects the mission and purpose of Posture. Feature


Adventures in Moominland | Southbank Centre

Adventures in Moominland | Southbank Centre

On the 16th of December 2016, the UK’s largest arts centre, Southbank Centre in London, will host an immersive, interactive exhibition which explores the internationally-recognised stories of the Moomin Family through the life of its author Tove Jansson. Feature


Lizzi Morris

Lizzi Morris

Predominantly using textiles and objects to create her fine art sculptures, Lizzi Morris documents the development of her installations through her unique drawing aesthetic, communicating beautifully intriguing work through each aspect of her design process. Through the use of both hard and soft materials, Morris’ sculptures investigate how tension or dialogue can be generated in a relationship between materially contrasting objects while the drawings focus on the potential texture and pattern, considering through intricate illustrations, how three-dimensional objects could interact with each other. Feature


Colour Library

Colour Library

Colour library are thrilled to release their new and exciting colour profiles. Colour Library is a database of colour profiles for artists, designers, and printers who are looking for a novel yet professional colour management solution. Specifically it helps convert images for printing devices using two, three, four, or five spot colours, and offers a large variety of combinations, from basic colours to metallics, neons, and pastels. Feature


New workshops at New North Press

New workshops at New North Press

Currently, there is a well known renaissance and surge in popularity of letterpress printing. It could be seen as a response to the digitisation of the modern world, in a similar way to the Arts & Crafts movement’s reaction against industrialisation, or simply a passing trend. Aiming to keep the craft of letterpress alive is artisan letterpress print studio New North Press. The press is renowned for its obsession and intense passion about the physicality of handling type and the control you have over the tiniest details when both design and printing. Thinking of type and spacing as physical objects, enabling a feeling of construction, like an infinite jigsaw of possibilities. Feature


Monotype’s newly released typeface | Between

Monotype’s newly released typeface | Between

Monotype is a world leader in empowering expression and engagement through a combination of type, technology and expertise. Headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, US, Monotype provides the world with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. Most recently Monotype introduces their new typeface designs created by Akira Kobayashi.  Feature


Jealous Show 2016

Jealous Show 2016

Based in the East London’s creative hub of Shoreditch lies Jealous, a fantastic contemporary art gallery, print publisher and printing studio. Known for their collaborative approach to produce high quality limited edition prints with many talented artists, galleries designers and museums, Jealous’ passion for the innovative and the creative grows everyday. Feature


Sabat Magazine | The Mother Issue

Sabat Magazine | The Mother Issue

A fascinating combination of witchcraft, feminism, ancient archetypes and instant art radiates from the pages of cult magazine, Sabat. The publication seeks to explore the darker side of femininity through atmospheric photography and enigmatic context, infusing esoteric high fashion references through styling and art direction. Initially inspired by the #witchesofinstagram, Sabat Magazine is the result of the desire to participate further in the mysticore trend, producing an intriguing publication which beautifully embeds both a contemporary and conceptual take on witchcraft. Feature


Kink Cards and Punk Bands

Kink Cards and Punk Bands

The X Directory book is a compilation of kink cards which were found at phone booths between 1984 and 1994 in seedier neighbourhoods of London. The book was republished by artist Matthew Bellosi who made some of the cards appear more visible than in a book. Even though kink cards aren’t usually used as a form of inspiration, they show a great composition and how various typography works well on a small artwork. The majority of hardcore and punk bands take inspiration from the 90s unpolished kink cards for their visual identities. Feature


Baron & Baroness x Ditto | The Paradiso Cinema

Baron & Baroness x Ditto | The Paradiso Cinema

Opening its doors for the first time today, Baron and Baroness, the erotic publications successfully seeking to intelligently dissect sexuality through challenging the traditional notions of the erotic gaze, have collaborated with Ditto to welcome you to The Erotic Paradiso Cinema. Calling all Ladies, Gentlemen and freaks in between, the 30 seat erotic cinema and significantly, the last adult cinema in London, will be showcasing a variety of the finest films about sex and sexuality around, whilst stimulating the mind through the conceptual approach of the artistic films on display. Feature


Menta.

Menta.

Confidently infusing ‘the simplicity of allure’ into their ethereal aesthetic, Menta., the branding and packaging studio founded by Laura Méndez in 2008, beautifully combines classic and contemporary visuals to achieve their carefully constructed and well executed crafts. From identity and packaging to typography and art direction, Menta. pride themselves on their analogue approach, preferring the use of ink over vector wherever possible. Feature


Alex Camacho

Alex Camacho

Lover of type and all things decorative is London based Spanish graphic designer Alex Camacho. Since graduating from Central Saint Martins with an MA focusing on typeface design and lettering Camacho is now a innovative freelance graphic designer. Feature


Maria Sagun | Self Zine

Maria Sagun | Self Zine

A recent surge of independent and self publishing within the creative industry has sparked an interesting platform for the unheard voices that do not conform to the constraints of main stream publications. Meet Maria Sagun a Surrey based graphic designer who began her Self Zine project in her bedroom back in 2014.  Feature


Liverpool Street Fair | 12.11.16

Liverpool Street Fair | 12.11.16

Calling all print lovers! Get down to Liverpool’s Print Fair happening on 12th November at Liverpool’s Bluecoat, a joint venture between The Print Social and Bluecoat Print Studio. This fabulous duo are gathering the very best in print artists and designers who work with traditional printing methods such as screen printing, linocut, etching, and woodcut. Feature


The Present Workshop

The Present Workshop

Aiming to expand their exciting and passionate printing business is screen printing studio The Present Workshop. Who currently have a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds to expand their studios and workshop spaces. Which you can access here.. to help raise money for their cause! Feature


Issey Miyake | Ikko Tanaka

Issey Miyake | Ikko Tanaka

Modernist simplicity, Japanese iconography and a sophisticated admiration for strong geometrical forms are all distinctive qualities shared by Japanese fashion label Issey Miyake and influential graphic designer Ikko Tanaka. Issey Miyake has just unveiled the second collection of its 2016 series influenced by the iconic works of the acclaimed graphic designer, specifically featuring garments inspired by two of Tanaka’s designs created in the 1990s, Face and Bokugi. Feature


David Hockney. A Bigger Book | TASCHEN

David Hockney. A Bigger Book | TASCHEN

Spectacular in both size and scope, TASCHEN presents it’s SUMO-sized David Hockney monograph, celebrating more than 60 years of work from the beloved British artist. Measuring at over two feet tall and a foot-and-a-half wide thanks to the custom designed stand by Marc Newson, TASCHEN continue with the larger-than-life genre, which they first pioneered in 1999 with the Helmut Newton SUMO, the largest book of the 20th century, according to The Guardian. The immense scale invites readers to immerse themselves within Hockney’s extraordinary landscapes as each page unveils a beautiful blaze of complimentary colours, showcasing the artist’s undeniable talent and vibrancy as a colourist.

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Brutal London | Zupagrafika

Brutal London | Zupagrafika

A tactile exploration into London’s post war Brutalist architecture manifests within Zupagrafika’s Brutal London, a collection of illustrated paper cut-out models representing the various Brutalist buildings scattered around the districts of Camden, Southwark and Tower Hamlet. Originally released in early 2015 as a follow on from the Warsaw inspired Eastern Block, Brutal London has been translated into a book entitled Brutal London: Construct Your Own Concrete Capital, allowing readers the opportunity to construct a series of London’s most intriguing and controversial concrete structures while educating themselves on the city’s architectural history. Feature


LOST iN Zurich

LOST iN Zurich

Forget the usual travel brochure crammed with busy and overpriced tourist attractions on every corner. Discover LOST iN, a guide that brings you a new city as seen through the eyes of its locals. In this issue, Zurich is uncovered through origanl minds like that of Kalabrese,  a musician and man behind the city’s hottest club; Douglas Mandry, talented artist who puts an otherworldly spin on Alpine portraits and Thomas Meyer, author of a haunting short story. Feature


Alleykats

Alleykats

Presenting the launch of Alleykats, an all-round-creative studio. Previously having started out as an  independent street wear and skate brand in 2012, Greg Harris has developed and grown his business into the brand known as Alleykats. Feature


Only NY Stanton Street Sports | Fall/Winter 2016

Only NY Stanton Street Sports | Fall/Winter 2016

Establishing an underground sub-cult style is Only NY, an independent brand based out of the west side of Manhattan with a flagship store in the heart of the Lower East Side. Conceived in 1997, Only NY draws inspiration from their amazing city, and activities such as skate boarding, graffiti, sports art and photography. Feature


Agnese Taurina

Agnese Taurina

Creating mystical, feminine and fabulously bold work is Latvian illustrator, graphic designer and printmaker Agnese Taurina. Printing being her favourite mode of expression and signature medium, the designer takes her audience to a sensual and magical world. Feature


Basquiat: Boom for Real | Barbican

Basquiat: Boom for Real | Barbican

Come September 2017 the rare opportunity to experience the enigmatic art of the pioneering prodigy Jean-Michel Basquiat will be offered to the people of Britain, as the artist makes his UK debut, unveiling Basquiat: Boom For Real, hosted by the Barbican. The retrospective is set to be magnificent in scale, showcasing an outstanding selection of more than 100 works, which promise to highlight an unseen focus, shedding light on Basquiat’s complex archive of cultural references which influenced his political vision and inspired his gritty graffiti art. Feature


Salvador Dalí | Les Dîners de Gala | TASCHEN

Salvador Dalí | Les Dîners de Gala | TASCHEN

First unveiled in 1973 as an accompaniment to the opulent dinner parties thrown by Salvador Dalí and his wife / muse Gala, the exceptionally rare Les Dîners de Gala has been reprinted by TASCHEN, featuring all 136 recipes beautifully spread over 12 chapters, from meal courses to aphrodisiacs. Food and surrealism combine as Dali’s illustrations evoke sensual, exotic and imaginative elements, as experienced at their notorious gatherings, inviting audiences to experience the endless boundary to Dali’s talent. Feature


Department Store

Department Store

Discover our wonderful band of vendors, displaying their fabulous collections and assortments of creative treasures. From cushions, to independent zines, prints, postcards and calendars, these varied bunch of designers, artists and creators make up People of Print’s Department Store. Feature


Linocut Boy

Linocut Boy

Nick Morley (aka Linocutboy) has been making linocuts for over twelve years. His prints are collected internationally and has illustrated book covers for Penguin, Faber & Faber, The Folio Society and many more . Having taught workshops in linocut and other printmaking techniques for many years, Morley set up his Hello Print Studio in Margate back in 2013. Feature


Studio Elastik

Studio Elastik

Studio Elastik is a visual communication studio that travels around the world, it’s home being “the most eastern city of the western world and the most western city of the eastern world, Wien/Vienna” so it describes. Made up of a small, efficient team, the studio works with a strong and talented network of collaborators and clients across the globe. Their work spanning from music, culture, social matters, and odd commercial jobs. Feature


Minchō | Redesign

Minchō | Redesign

With the aim to shine the light on the personal projects of those artists lying behind the masterpieces of animated cinema, poster art, children’s books, typography, the list continues, Minchō is the passionate publication spreading the latest trends in illustration. Through a beautiful array of statement graphics from those who have created the most significant icons of our time, Minchō acts as the exchange of glances between critics and artists regarding the brief but intense history of contemporary graphic expression. Feature


Dizzy Ink | Three Months On

Dizzy Ink | Three Months On

With the conversation regarding the referendum still raw and the country torn, Nottingham based print, design and creative workshop studio, Dizzy Ink presents Three Months On, a compelling exhibition combining a series of workshops, curated submissions from both voting demographics and Dizzy Ink’s original designs. Channelling the beauty of hindsight, audiences are encouraged to voice their opinions surrounding the campaigns, the vote and the effects following the referendum Three Months On, through submissions which flow from an E-printer within the space, contributing to the evolving entity as the space develops over the duration of the exhibition as it perpetuates the debate. Feature


Cultural Traffic

Cultural Traffic

The weekend is here so let us help you plan your next 48 hours of relaxation. Today sees the launch of Cultural Traffic, the UK’s first annual print publishing arts fair dedicated to independent books, zines, prints, vinyls, and tapes in both current and obsolete format. Feature


Catherine D’Amours (CDA)

Catherine D’Amours (CDA)

Inspired by patrimony, unexplored spaces, knowledge transmission and encounters, Catherine D’Amours creates imaginative illustrative worlds infused with nostalgia and beautifully pieced together with various textures of papers she has collected over the years. Through both physical and digital processes, D’Amours overlays her charming black inked illustration studies with distinctive and minimal motifs, codifying the contrasts of texture and colours into a personal visual dictionary. Feature


Lottie Hughes

Lottie Hughes

New to the weird and wonderful world of illustration is Lottie Hughes, a UK based illustrator who has a passion for bananas and an even deeper love for drawing. After studying fine art, Lottie had to find a way to fund her practise. Having a studio and buying art materials became harder and harder, therefore a new practical way of working was conceived. Feature


Craig Black | Avondale Type Co

Craig Black | Avondale Type Co

Working across a range of creative disciplines is Scottish born graphic designer Craig Black. His most recent project is an exciting collaboration between himself and Avondale Type Co’s second annual Artist Series, working together to create four unique pieces inspired by one of their typefaces, ATC Overlook. Feature


Double Dagger

Double Dagger

Double Dagger is a 12pp broadsheet / newspaper / journal printed by letterpress on a Heidelberg SBB Cylinder Press using type that has been machine set on a Monotype Composition Caster. This publication looks at the role of letterpress in the digital age as seen through the eyes of some of it’s most ardent practitioners. Feature


Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord | Violaine & Jérémy

Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord | Violaine & Jérémy

The stunning collaboration between Violaine et Jérémy, the illustration and graphic arts studio based in Paris, and Yann Kebbi, a French illustrator famed for his expressive style, results in the unique identity of Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord 16/17 season, beautifully channeling the erratic existence of the theatre while maintaining the playful aesthetic infused. Feature


Sophie Cunningham

Sophie Cunningham

Channeling a fascination for the digital world of pop culture, social media and all of the motifs involved, Sophie Cunningham produces the most charming of satirical illustrations, hand drawn and painted in gouache, contrasting vibrant hues, candy pastels, clean vector like shapes and playful imagery. Feature


POLVELLA | Janine Rewell

POLVELLA | Janine Rewell

Embedding an admiration for both geometry and pure vector lines beautifully results in the colourful compositions which define Janine Rewell’s fantastical aesthetic. Ever experimenting with medium, Rewell transfers her whimsical illustrations onto an unconventional canvas, decorating the human body and more recently, for her POLVELLA series, choosing plywood and using the water-cutting technique to assemble her latest artwork. Feature


HULA | Parámetro

HULA | Parámetro

Graphic gradients reminiscent of a perfect tropical sunset, joyous colour palettes, natural foliage and sea wave motifs work in harmony to embrace the tropical beauty of Hawaii manifested within the identity of Hula del Hawaii, a restaurant located in San Pedro Garza García. Designed by Parámetro Studio under their ideology of become something new and iconic, the design agency have created an identity which beautifully combines both the traditional Hawaiian iconography with a fresh and contemporary aesthetic. Feature


The Modern Magazine 2016

The Modern Magazine 2016

Calling all print lovers, design geeks and magazine fans. The editorial design experts at magCulture are hosting their annual event, The Modern Magazine, on 27 October. The full-day conference will cover a range of topics about how the magazine industry is developing, with speakers including indie mag founders and directors of national titles. Taking place at Central Saint Martins, the event will feature talks from New York Times Magazine design director Gail Bichler and The Gentlewoman editor-in-chief Penny Martin, for example. Feature


Sugu: N Magazine | AKU

Sugu: N Magazine | AKU

Through an elegant combination of expressive photography and minimal design, AKU presents a women’s magazine for those who hate women’s magazines. The unique concept portrays a vision of a contemporary women’s publication, unconventional in their approach and accompanied by a theatrical performance of the same name. Feature


Jacqueline Colley

Jacqueline Colley

Jacqueline Colley is a printed textile designer based in Hackney, with over eight years experience working for brands including Oasis and H&M as well as teaching at the V&A. Feature


Ladybeard

Ladybeard

Discussing radical issues and challenging social rules is feminist magazine Ladybeard. Taking the form of a heavy, beautiful piece of print Ladybeard aims to revolutionise the mordern day women’s magazine in the form of personal statements, illustrative editorials and other mediums. Feature


Topo Copy & Cosy Cozy | Musical Library Experiences

Topo Copy & Cosy Cozy | Musical Library Experiences

Topo Copy & Cosy Cozy joined forces for a series of musical library experiences. For each session musicians were invited to play adapted library music – live, from an isolated adjoining room – for approximately one hour, while the audience could discover an extraordinary collection of printed art. The record brings excerpts from each set: Inne Eysermans — Témé Tan — IJ — Jozef Dumoulin — Kapotski. Feature


Believe in studio launch

Believe in studio launch

On the 22nd of September brand design agency Believe in® announced the official launch of their second studio in Ontario, Canada, operating alongside the agency’s founding operation in Exeter, South West England. Operating as a single team, the company will continue to collaborate across both studios, serving clients in Europe and North America. Feature


Justin Akomiah | Do You See

Justin Akomiah | Do You See

A photographic exploration into the innocent beauty and freedom of youth is manifested within Justin Akomiah’s Do You See, showcasing the unconventional allure of everyday people in London. Recognising the negative effects of dehumanising and judging one another solely on physical attributes, Akomiah looks past the preconceived notions of casting, meeting designers and photographers, instead celebrating everyone’s faults and imperfections, thus embedding a certain sense of refreshing realness we yearn to see within the contemporary landscape. Feature


Joe Kibria

Joe Kibria

Creating memorising digital landscapes with dramatic linear lines and abstract imagery is art director and illustrator Joe Kibria. Feature


We are out of office

We are out of office

The talent behind We are out of office is Winneke de Groot & Felix van Dam, both from Utrecht, Holland. When starting art school, both fell directly in love with screen printing and very soon had a home made screen print workshop in Felix’ student bed room and started printing small prints and postcards. Feature


HelloMarine

HelloMarine

Situated in a sunny seaside studio in Brighton, self confessed colour lover HelloMarine embeds her admiration for print and pattern into her vibrant illustrations, embedding the perfect balance of bold and playful design, appealing to both adults and children alike. From prints to an exclusive Heal’s collection of cushions and covers, the delightful aesthetic is transferred exquisitely from the studio into the home, welcoming the most joyous of energies as the iconic colour palettes beautifully brighten up any room. Feature


Dafi Kühne | True Print

Dafi Kühne | True Print

Meet Dafi Kühne, a Swiss designer who fuses contemporary graphic design with the century-old tradition of the letterpress. Never retro, his work is a clever response to the search for new ways of graphic expression through his first book: True Print. Feature


Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale 2016

Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale 2016

Following the acclaimed first show held in 2014, the second Cambridge Original Printmakers exhibition will once again be held at the Pitt Building in Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RP, from Thursday 22 September until Wednesday 28 September 2016. Cambridge Original Printmakers is a wonderful independent event that aims to celebrate, educate and promote hand-made original printmaking within the Cambridgeshire area. Cambridge is a small city known for its academic excellence however it is also steeped in artists who specialise in printmaking. Feature


Studio Mut | Interview

Studio Mut | Interview

Predominantly specialising in identity, print, editorial and web design, the multidisciplinary studio hailing from Bolzano reveals their playfully powerful yet serious aesthetic through an impressive array of sophisticated design, beautifully decorated through their iconic joyous colour palettes. From exquisite publication layouts to intriguing graphic design experiments, Studio Mut have developed an instantly recognisable aesthetic, constantly evoking the perfect balance of both strict and whimsical design. We caught up with the founders of Studio Mut to talk inspirations, aesthetics and the details of their latest projects. Feature


Metaklinika | Design Papers

Metaklinika | Design Papers

Attention to detail is key when subject to Design Papers, the both beautiful and functional creation by design studio, Metaklinika. Produced for Europapier, the catalogue withholds 240 types of paper, divided into two halves through the boundary of the contrasting colour palette, with the rose section unveiling the “Look, touch and feel” pictograms and the turquoise segment welcoming the “Carefully created collection”. Feature


Antonio García Cárceles

Antonio García Cárceles

Investing his talents mainly within editorial projects and visual identities, Antonio García Cárceles demonstrates the complexity of his ability through the diversity of his designs, showcasing illusive graphics which beautifully decorated the landscape of Sitges Next Festival 2016 to the clean muted design created specifically for the periodical publication, Land. Feature


Anna Haifisch

Anna Haifisch

Bursting with tropical colours, bizarre characters and playful narratives, Anna Haifisch’s illustrations can be described as no less than beautifully simple and wonderfully weird. Feature