Watson Soule

Watson Soule

Collaboration is key is a well known phrase in the design industry, huge successes can be drawn from a well put together collaboration and this holds no bounds to Watson Soule, a collaboration between established painter Janna Watson and designer Nico Soule. Feature


Tidy Print | New Shop Collection

Tidy Print | New Shop Collection

We’ve been busy searching for new shops to collaborate with regarding our new special Shops collection as part of our ever-expanding curated marketplace, aka Department Store! One of our latest additions is Tidy Print run by creative duo Jade Downer and Daniel Tomlinson. Having launched their shop located in Brighton’s North Laine back in 2016, the pair have gone from feat to feat, hosting live screen printing events, workshops, offering an open access scheme for the local printers, and generally creating some brilliant work. Below we interviewed Jade to find out a little more about Tidy Print. Feature


Interview with Lois O’Hara

Interview with Lois O’Hara

We had the pleasure of interviewing one of our brilliant vendors, Lois O’Hara. We love her style of printing along with her beautifully bold colour combinations, we just had to get under the skin of what her work is about. Read below to find out more. Feature


Alice Pomfret

Alice Pomfret

Recent Graphic Design graduate of the Arts University Bournemouth and both Editor & Art Director of the publication BUMF is Alice Pomfret. This particular publication was shortlisted for 7 various national awards, one of them being Best Student Publication by STACK, and their last issue was an exciting collaboration with Bestival. Print fanatic Alice has continued to pursue her love of print by creating further publications such as a book celebrating the life of Rolls-Royce sole Coach-liner Mark Court, with her most recent piece exploring the connotations of what it means to be an immigrant within the modern day. Feature


Bianca Cork

Bianca Cork

At first glance the work of Bianca Cork is perhaps confusing to understand, it’s purpose and even form are intertwined with heavy experimentation and even further process exploration. Through various techniques such as etching, aquatint, spit bite, lithography, mono-print, relief and screen-print, her work provides an endless scope for experimentation and development. Feature


For Iraq and Syria | KK Outlet Exhibition

For Iraq and Syria | KK Outlet Exhibition

Currently held at the KK Outlet venue in London until the 30th of June is, quite frankly in London’s current situation, a morally inspiring exhibition. Led by Yasseen Faik, the display features an array of incredibly talented young designers, showcasing a series of limited edition screen printed posters. With 100% of profits going to a front line charity in Syria. Feature


Um Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem

Um Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem

Literature and design always cross each other borders every now and again, a combination that can heed some very successful results. Um Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem is the printed collaboration between travelling poet Christian Marques and visual interpreter Angharad Hengyu Owen. Its narrative? A bi-disciplinary re-exploration of an eight-month journey from Europe, across the Middle East, to Asia: Undertaken by the author himself, crossing seven countries, covering roughly 11’500 kilometers by land, unearthing one poem a day. Feature


Season Annual

Season Annual

Are you a football fanatic, but despise the commercial design of traditional football mags longing to rest your eyes of beautifully designed infographics and articles. You’re in luck as this year sees the return of Season Annual – a publication dedicated to documenting the highs and lows of the Premier League season in week by week analysis. Season works with over 40 contributors to produce a 400+ page book which includes, illustration, sports journalism and infographics.
 The result, a beautiful publication that even the non-creative couldn’t resist to pick up and read. Feature


Gwion Christmas

Gwion Christmas

Independent publishing has become more popular than ever thanks to progress in technology. Print is now more easily available, easily created and perhaps even more easily discarded. Presenting Gwion Christmas, a Cardiff based Illustrator who’s work revolves around the interaction between controlled and uncontrolled processes. From zines to surreal illustrative prints, this designer explains a little more about the rational of his work. Feature


Shisen

Shisen

Characterised by a masculine black and white aesthetic with clean minimal designs is Shisen, an independent project of visual experimentation and artistic expression run by Paul Poirrier & Tony Morice in Paris, France. Feature


Charlotte Edey

Charlotte Edey

Immersed with a burnt orange colour palettes, surreal landscapes and imagery is the work of London based artist & illustrator Charlotte Edey. We had the pleasure of briefly speaking to this talented designer to find out a little more about what her work is all about.”Lightly surreal, my work is a calm contemplation on identity. The themes of femininity, fluidity and sensuality are explored within conflicting and impossible spaces. Drawing on modernist architecture and arid landscapes, these sterile spaces are punctuated with touches of organic idyll and passively isolated figures.” Feature


The Print Project | 3rd of June 2017

The Print Project | 3rd of June 2017

“A Wayz…what…?” is usually the response you get when you mention the word Wayzgoose, its such an unusual word to so many people, but if you were involved in the printing trade ‘in the olden days’ it would have been a familiar term. Over time the meaning has changed somewhat, but it has traditionally centred around St Batholomews Day (24 August), which marked the end of Summer and the start of the season of working by candlelight (ink, paper and fire…nothing can go wrong with that…right?). 
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AH/OK

AH/OK

We may have already experienced the best of our English Summer, or perhaps it’s just around the corner.. who knows. However, a brand getting in the spirit of such an idea is AH/OK. Born in May 2015, AH / OK is the independent brand created by designer duo Claudia Carieri and Francesca Errani, both former work mates based between Milan and Como. Their collection has seen a new introductory piece this year, a top, a natural evolution of AH/OK kimono: loose sleeves, boxy silhouette, relaxed fitting. A piece that fits different sizes and is conceived as a white cloth for emphasising the patterns. Feature


Michelle Maguire

Michelle Maguire

One of our new exciting additions to our curated marketplace is Columbus Ohio-based creative Michelle Maguire. Our topic of interest is her (first) book that was born from a healthy collaboration with friends and other creatives alike that Maguire got to know through the university library that she works part time at. We had the pleasure of having a quick chat with Maguire to get under the surface of this interesting piece of print. Feature


Quick Response

Quick Response

Last month saw the exciting launch of the Quick Response exhibition brought together by Theo Christelis and Michael Opie O’Grady at 71A gallery. The display was inspired by the pairs mutual curiosity in the impact of digital culture on contemporary design. By mirroring the functional aesthetic of readable codes used to hold raw digital information the duo their own visually codes systems to experiments with randomly generate patterns. Feature


Visceral (NSFW)

Visceral (NSFW)

Everyone loves a radical piece of print. Presenting Visceral a compendium of photographic and literary explorations delving into the dark side of love, lust and infatuation. And if that wasn’t interesting enough, Visceral goes onto examine the often unconventional reality of intimate psychology and human interrelations, our fascination with feeling in dark extremity and the evocation of our deepest emotions. This book not only will draw you into the dark themes and memorising figures, but it’ll also (perhaps) unleash your inner demons through its stimulating photographic properties. Feature


Department Store

Department Store

We hope everyone is enjoying their bank holiday weekend here in the UK! Check out some of our latest vendor additions to our curated marketplace, we’ve got some treats in store for you!  Feature


Print Club London | Blisters 2017 Submission Call

Print Club London | Blisters 2017 Submission Call

Naturally, we’re huge fans of Print Club London, one of the leading printmaking studios in London featuring an assortment of hugely talented print artists and print technicians alike. They’re currently holding the sixth edition of Blisters, their screen-printed poster exhibition and it’s going to be be bigger and better than ever. The show will also include the exciting launch of their first book ‘Screen Printing the Ultimate Guide – From Sketchbook to Squeegee’ published by Thames & Hudson, who are also the same publishers for our People of Print book. Print Club London present their submission call for this exciting exhibition, read on to find the details and how to submit. Feature


Bureau Mitte | Dekamp Architekturbüro

Bureau Mitte | Dekamp Architekturbüro

Characterised by bold geometric lines and shapes is the new corporate design for Dekamp Architekturbüro completed by profound design studio Bureau Mitte. Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Bureau Mitte are a passionate team that are “in love with [their] great profession” of graphic design. Their latest project for Dekamp Architekturbüro, is based on a powerful colour palette in combination with bold geometric forms, two classic aesthetic qualities that can be noted throughout their portfolio. Aiming to bridge the gap between design and the world, this inspiring network of creatives are certainly one to watch. Feature


PURESU de TOKYO

PURESU de TOKYO

Due to the progressive advancements of technologies, you can pretty much create everything and anything from the comfort of your own home. We present Hikaru, an inspiration who’s launched their very own Risograph publishing house in their tiny living space! Feature


Tap Type

Tap Type

Presenting Tap Type, a new and exciting collaborative project launched on the 26th of March 2017. We spoke to designer Rich Norgate who kindly gave us an insight into the creative process and general happenings of the project. Scroll down to read on..  Feature


Risolve Studio

Risolve Studio

We’ve been busy here at People Of Print expanding our ever-growing band of vendors featured on our curated marketplace. Most recently we’ve collaborated with Risolve, a Riso print studio born from the love of printing making and the freedom to create. To engage more with our print lovers, and with the help of Risolve, Department Store can now offer a range of helpful Risograph printing products from swatch books to user guides and many more helpful materials. Below we had the pleasure of interviewing Lyndsey Burke, the one half of Risolve to find out how it all came to be. Feature


Skandivis

Skandivis

As part of our new venture on Department Store, we’ve offered online store Skandivis a special spot in our special collections list located at the top of the Department Store homepage. Skandivis is an online concept store with predominantly Scandinavian handpicked design, the name loosely translating to the ‘Scandinavian way’. Feature


The Private Press

The Private Press

We had the pleasure of interviewing the brilliant Gary Parselle, the guy behind The Private Press, a small Brighton-based screen printing company, established in the summer of 2013. Having grown organically from a genuine love for screen printing, the press is now a fully functioning studio. Read below to find out more.. Feature


The Earth Issue

The Earth Issue

Presenting The Earth Issue, an independent magazine made up of a collective of artists and creative professionals working at the intersection of fine art and environmentalism. Focusing not just on the print element of this movement, The Earth Issues collective also curates exhibitions, workshops, and other events in London with the aim of sparking conversation and awareness about environmental issues. Below the team share their passion and purpose.. Feature


Minima Branding For Carpenter Studio

Minima Branding For Carpenter Studio

Branding can be hard. Trying to communicate the right message, or telling the correct narrative about a brand can be particularly tricky. Recently Minima developed a gorgeous identity design for unique craft furniture brand, Carpenter Studio. Below we dive deep into the creative process and their journey behind the design. Feature


Dust Catcher

Dust Catcher

Filled with delicious character illustrations and curate projects, Joe Leiner recently launched the first issue of Dust Catcher, an independent print magazine about contemporary character design, illustration and collectibles. Sporting a translucent dust jacket with black hot foil embossing and 96 ad-free, saddle-stitched pages, Dust Catcher takes a look the creators’ favourite makers, ranging from illustrators and painters to sculptors, toy designers and manufacturers. Feature


Souk

Souk

Presenting Souk, a project that was born at the beginning of 2017. It’s purpose? To promote and sell Palestinian arts and handicrafts. Operating from Clapton & Ramallah, Souk works to deliver a unique selection of arts and handicrafts to the British market. Founder Salaheddin AbuEin shares her thoughts about Souk’s aims: “We aim to become the number one online marketplace that connects individuals, small and medium businesses directly with customers who appreciate the beauty and uniqueness behind each of our items.” Feature


Printed By Us

Printed By Us

Presenting Printed By us, an inspiring team who run printing workshops for people in Sheffield who may have experienced homelessness and other complex issues. Collaborating with local artists to create unique artwork, the team then hand screen print the designs, sell the prints and fund additional printing workshops. Feature


Adidas Originals Info Poster

Adidas Originals Info Poster

Celebrating its heritage and adopting a more graphic, artistic aesthetic to its design, Adidas present their latest ‘Adidas Originals Info Poster’ collection. The defining print created by their talented and dedicated team of designers took inspiration and references from old Adidas catalogs and archives from the ’50s, and featuring an array of graphic elements carefully composed on the garments. Feature


70 x 100

70 x 100

With a shared passion for hand painted letterforms and the manual aspect of design, both rooted in a background of graphic design and sign painting, London based artists Corin Kennington and Harry Fieber present 70 x 100. A show showcasing a new body of work that combines the methods and techniques found within each of their practice in several 70cm x 100cm formats. Feature


Jennifer Dionisio & Sam Peet Collaboration

Jennifer Dionisio & Sam Peet Collaboration

Talented illustrators Jennifer Dionisio and Sam Peet came together in an exciting collaboration to create two large giclée prints for The Brothers of the Stripe show, “Brothers and Sisters.” Feature


venturethree

venturethree

Here at People Of Print we had the pleasure of interviewing venturethree, a progressive brand company made up of 50 bright people with a hungry, positive, independent spirit. Their ethos is to spark progress into everything they tackle, working with some of the worlds biggest brands in Europe, USA, India and China. Feature


Novo Type Colour Publication

Novo Type Colour Publication

Novo Typo is an independent typographic design studio and foundry, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. One of their most recent projects discusses the question, why do type designers think in black and white? We’re surrounded by a world of colour, from our screens to our homes, colour plays a significant part in our daily lives. However why is it that typographers and type designers creations live in such restrictive circumstances. Novo type began exploring this relationship and constructed a publication based on the concept of how varied techniques that exist today have affected the designs of typography. Feature


Camille Romano

Camille Romano

Presenting Camille Romano, a french born illustrator and visual designer currently based in Helsinki, Finland. Creating an assortment of printed matter such as prints, illustrations, patterns, visual identities and layouts, Romano shared with us some of her latest works. Inspired by nature’s compositions, colours and shapes that can be observed from day to day life Romano experiments with a wide range of techniques from paper cutting, serigraphy or digital collage to develop her visual style. Physicality and handcrafting both go hand in hand regarding her work and play a big role in her creative process. Having worked as a graphic designer in several creative agencies she also enjoyed freelancing. Feature


Velvetyne Type Foundry Type Collaboration with Frànçois

Velvetyne Type Foundry Type Collaboration with Frànçois

A unique collaboration between type foundry Velvetyne and French music band Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains has lead to the recent launch of a brand new font for the next album of the music band, called Solide Mirage, from which the typefaces got their names. Feature


Ben Gore | Bootleg Colouring Book

Ben Gore | Bootleg Colouring Book

We’d like to introduce one of our newest vendors on Department Store: Ben Gore. Operating under the name Blue Monday Press, Gore is a illustrator and photographer based in Brighton, England. Today he presents his latest project, the Bootleg colouring book. Inspired by the cult cartoons of his youth, the book is a homage to classic and contemporary animation allowing him to play and experiment with artistic and illustrative techniques. Feature


Surface Utilities

Surface Utilities

Presenting a new editorial project titled Surfaces Utiles. This project aims to transform into a fully functional publishing house driven by the vacant spaces and waste product found in the margins of regular print jobs. Surface Utiles aims to not just be a publishing house, but a playground to play, experiment, nurture and develop ideas and promote alternative ways of collaborating together. Encouraging to cultivate and promote a heterogeneity of artistic, literary, typographic and technical practices, the team have began to fuse unexpected partnerships between craft practices in the powerful creative industry. Feature


The March Issue | novum

The March Issue | novum

For those who aren’t familiar, novum is a monthly magazine featuring the best in contemporary graphic design, illustration, photo design, corporate design and typography. In addition to showcasing the worlds leading creative design porjects novum also sheds light on new talents and the latest trends. Presenting a balanced mix of visions for the future and state-of-the-art design this beautiful publication aims to inspire all creatives in the world of international graphic and communication design. Feature


Edgar Bak Studio & Lapidarium Collaboration

Edgar Bak Studio & Lapidarium Collaboration

London- based fashion brand Lapidarium present their latest campaign and special project in collaboration with Edgar Bak Studio. Lapidarium is a young womenswear and menswear label specialising in a sustainable yet exciting approach towards fashion. Founded by the talented duo Marta Gos and Martyna Sobczak both who graduated from Fashion Design Technology Menswear at London College of Fashion, the brand is now in its second collection. Feature


Colophon Foundry

Colophon Foundry

Established in 2009, Colophon have grown into an international, award-winning type foundry based in London and Los Angeles (US). By creating and distributing high quality, retail and custom typefaces for analog and digital media, each font is carefully considered regarding its technical and aesthetic value. Feature


Amrita Marino | Fiorucci Zine

Amrita Marino | Fiorucci Zine

Brooklyn New York-based Illustrator and graphic artist Amrita Marino presents her latest project, Fiorucci Zine. This risograph printed zine pays homage to Elio Fiorucci , an Italian fashion designer who founded the cult fashion label, Fiorucci, in the late 60s. Marino discovered the label through its recently riotous advertising and disappeared down an internet rabbit hole after that. Inspired by the various motifs used in Fiorucci’s advertising campaigns such as pinup girls, the cherry, LP player, and tigers and flamingos, the zine also references Terry Jones, co-founder of i-D magazine, who was the creative director behind many of Firoucci’s iconic ads. Feature


D&AD Launch 2017 Professional Awards Campaign

D&AD Launch 2017 Professional Awards Campaign

For those not familiar with D&AD, this non-profit organisation has been inspiring a community of creative thinkers by celebrating and stimulating the finest in design and advertising since 1962. A D&AD Pencil is recognised globally as the ultimate creative accolade; the Awards entered and attended by the best creative decision makers from around the world. Feature


Leendert Meets Ingrid | Art Print of the Month

Leendert Meets Ingrid | Art Print of the Month

Recognising their amazing creative chemistry, art and design duo Leendert Masselink and Ingrid Bockting present their latest project: Artprint of the Month. This exciting project involves the pair designing a new print each month inspired by their slogan ‘LIVE TO LOVE, LOVE TO WORK’. Loving, working and creating are totally intertwined in their lives which lead to the launch of their brand, Leendert meets Ingrid, a platform and shop for autonomous projects, all designed and produced by themselves. Feature


A Dedication to Print | Depero Futurista

A Dedication to Print | Depero Futurista

An exciting collaboration between Designers & Books, The Center for Italian Modern Art in New York, the Mart, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Italy, will result in a first time ever publish of an exact facsimile of the revered artist book by Fortunato Depero, Depero Futurista 1927 (also known as the Bolted Book). Reviewed as “the junction point were art history, design history and book history all collide”, the newly published publication will be available in July just in time to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the original publication of the book. Feature


Emily Godden & Audit Chaos

Emily Godden & Audit Chaos

Exploring, experimenting and challenging notions in the realm of digital technologies, UK-based artist Emily Godden presented her debut durational performance Rhizome 2.0 at SPILL Festival of Performance 2016. Rhizome 2.0 explores the notion of the melted matrix within printmaking to develop a durational work which situates the body between the print and the screen. Working with the body as both a source of data and means of ‘data capture’ as Godden describes, the creation of a Live Print is produced allowing the artist to immerse herself in a virtual forest to uphold a suspension of disbelief to trick herself that the forest is not virtual but actual. Feature


Diana Mukalere

Diana Mukalere

Presenting visual artist and print designer Diana Mukalere. Founder of DrawPrintMake, her multidisciplinary practice, Mukaler primarily works with hand drawn illustrations, bold colours and patterns to create almost hypnotising pieces art. With the use of computer-aided- design, laser and engraving, she produces detailed, decorative imagery inspired by her deep love of nature, dreamscapes and feminine organic forms. Feature


London Underdown

London Underdown

Created by two Spanish creative creatures Pablo Reca and Rafael Ferrer, London Underdown is a project consisting of bizarre and surreal illustrations and animations based on situations framed in the Tube. Back in 2010 in Seville, the duo set up a blog titled “Alcalofo”, with two additional friends. This gave them the opportunity to collaborate on magazines and Spanish websites all the while retaining their humorous illustrative style. Feature


New North Press | AHP Six

New North Press | AHP Six

As part of one of their latest project, Design Press Green Space have collaborated with New North Press and Thomas Mayo & Co. to create a new way of printing with letterpress. Titled AHP Six, the project was a result of creative consultancy Green Space working with local artisan printmakers and designers to create a unique, hexagonal woodblock to form letters when printed. Feature


WeTransfer | Dalaney Allen Photography

WeTransfer | Dalaney Allen Photography

WeTransfer have collaborated with Texan photographer Delaney Allen to offer a free exclusive photography download that features a selection of four of Allen’s fantastic photographs. This offer will begin on the 24th of January 2017 and last until the 13th of February and can be accessed via their blog. Feature


Space To Breathe Exhibition | Somerset House

Space To Breathe Exhibition | Somerset House

Held at London’s Somerset House on Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 29th of January 2017 is the Space To Breathe exhibition. Over the course of the weekend a variety of talks, workshops, installations and more will take place all in response to London’s air pollution crisis. Each creative response is to try and encourage audiences to consider the health affects and dangers of such pollution, and what actions can be taken in order to make cities cleaner and more energy efficient. Feature


Shelter | Ideal Beats Art Prints

Shelter | Ideal Beats Art Prints

IdleBeats have dedicated a series of soulful screen prints in response to the coming to an end of their collaboration with legendary alternative music rendezvous – The Shelter. Soon to be bidding their farewells to the stage of Shanghai history, Idealbeats have screen printed a collection of 30 limited edition posters entitled Shelter showcasing some of the venues events in the past years. Feature


Le Petit Néant | The Small Nothingness

Le Petit Néant | The Small Nothingness

Fused with a dark illustrative style and simple purpose, Le Petit Néant meaning The Small Nothingness, is a publication that dives deep into the art medium of drawing. Asking its readers to simply look. By sourcing its content and featuring artists and illustrators from across the globe, Le Petit Néant also explores the pleasure of the wordless narrative creating a unique reading experience for its audience. Feature


Andrew Stainforth | Zine

Andrew Stainforth | Zine

Having worked for the likes of GQ Style, The Sunday Times Style, Matches Fashion and other premium publications, Andrew Stainforth gives People Of Print an exclusive insight into his recent launch of Zine, a bi-annual publication that explores the realms of male fashion. Feature


Kaiser X Labs | A Mishmade Exclusive Notebook

Kaiser X Labs | A Mishmade Exclusive Notebook

Designed with a beautifully minimalist flair and challenging purpose, office supplies brand Mishmash have launched their latest project for Kaiser X Labs. Their aim? To create a collection of disruptive products that trigger the creativity in people’s minds. Characterised by simplistic aesthetics and the emphasise of purpose and function, Mishmash have created a stunning notebook for Kaiser X Labs crafted with beautiful bounding, paper stock and design. Feature


3rd St | A Solo Exhibition By Eloise Dorr

3rd St | A Solo Exhibition By Eloise Dorr

Hidden in Eloise Dorr’s colourful architectural landscape paintings of San Francisco you’ll find small silhouette characters playfully skateboarding through abstract and realistic typical skateboarding locations. Painted on broken skateboard’s or plywood and occasionally perspex, the format adds to the meaningful relationship the images represent. Being Dorr’s 3rd solo exhibition the display will showcase paintings she completed throughout the year inspired by her trip to San Francisco in 2013. Feature


David Bowie | Kevin Cummins

David Bowie | Kevin Cummins

Across the globe, 2016 was a year of immense change and transition. In addition, it also sadly saw the loss of many great musical legends. Known as “The man who sold the word” the death of David Bowie was a shock to the nation. However his legacy lives on through his music, his fans and the art industry and he heavily influenced. As a tribute to this beloved idol, Kevin Cummins has created a special edition box set featuring 28 classic images of David Bowie, reproduced as a collection of postcards and presented in hand finished box. Feature


Posterzine Issue 16 | Patrick Saville

Posterzine Issue 16 | Patrick Saville

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 sixteenth issue features the weird and wonderful work of freelance Illustrator and Print Design Patrick Saville. Having grown up on a solid diet of 70s sci-fi and fantasy, Saville creates worlds that hark back to the world of prog-rock album art and take leads from comics. Consisting of an exclusive interview conducted by Jessica Ann Spires, this issue dives deep into Saville’s abstract narratives and the accompanying creative process. Feature


Posterzine Issue 15 | TwoPoints

Posterzine Issue 15 | TwoPoints

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 fifteenth issue features the work of TwoPoints design studio, directed by husband and wife duo Lupi Asensio and Martin Lorenz – two incredibly talented graphic designers both with multicultural education and experience. Feature


CAUCHEMAR exhibition | Amy Hood

CAUCHEMAR exhibition | Amy Hood

“CAUCHEMAR is the nightmare of life, creative optimism in the face of so many hardships. Stills from a dream, those vibrant and dizzyingly viscous visions you see on the backs of your lids when you close your eyes or geometric reinterpretations of a surreal reality. They’re an observation of shape, texture and especially colour that is an extension of my heart, measured by brain and fueled by my visceral fire.” – Amy Hood Feature


The Enchanted Page | The Best of Contemporary Illustration for Children

The Enchanted Page | The Best of Contemporary Illustration for Children

From January to April 2017 London Print Studio present their exhibition of contemporary children’s illustrations based around the theme of journeys. The display will showcase several pieces of work from international prize winning children’s book illustrators all of whom have come together to create a space in which children can explore exciting new narratives and imagery.  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. 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


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


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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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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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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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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