Edges Zine | Anne Vieux

Edges Zine | Anne Vieux

Anne Vieux is a Brooklyn based artist specialising in digital paintings. Experimenting with optics, her work challenges the typical notions of traditional painting; blurring the boundaries of illusion, depth, reflection and perspective in their twisted and distorted imagery. Feature


The Writing On The Wall | Roger Perry

The Writing On The Wall | Roger Perry

Photojournalist Roger Perry had a passion for documenting those on the outskirts of popular culture. Fascinated by the cities developing music scene, he started to take photos for the newly established Time out magazine in 1968. His black and white photographs soon became iconic; capturing the personalities and styles of his subjects and leading to a successful career and regular magazine contributions (Time Out, The Sunday Times, Vogue and Nova ). Now it seems books about street art / graffiti are commonplace on our bookshelves, however it was his book The Writing On The Wall (1976) that led the way, documenting London’s then ‘fledgling graffiti scene’. Feature


Department Store Vendor Interview | El Horno

Department Store Vendor Interview | El Horno

Our next instalment of the Department Store vendor interviews is with graphic designer, printmaker, illustrator and author Richard Horne, who goes by the moniker El Horno. Specialising in screen printing for the last 5 years and also exploring gocco printing along the way, Richard takes inspiration for his prints from science, pop culture and everyday scenarios. Feature


Drip For Drip | Bamse Ontwerpt | Wijtze Valkema

Drip For Drip | Bamse Ontwerpt | Wijtze Valkema

Wijtze Valkema is a designer and illustrator from the Netherlands. With an illustrative approach to design, his work is graphically styled, drawing inspiration from mid century printing techniques. Often character based, he also likes to contrast and soften the harsher vector shapes with printed textures. Currently working on his ongoing side project Drip For Drip, the project involves him trading a ‘Drip’ (a paper coffee cup design) for another. We chatted with him to find out a little more: Feature


Design by Toko for Juliet Taylor

Design by Toko for Juliet Taylor

Sydney based graphic design studio Design by Toko have been approached by photographer Juliet Taylor to design her self published book. Enjoying complete creative freedom they decided to spice up the publication design by hand pouring the book sleeves out of resin. The two tone colour scheme is based on a pallet found in Juliet’s photographs. Watch the video of the process below! Feature


Department Store Vendor Interview | Tom Love

Department Store Vendor Interview | Tom Love

Our latest Department Store vendor interview is with innovative freelance Graphic Designer Tom Love. Between working on branding and marketing projects for both national and international multi platform brands Tom has also been keeping busy screen printing a unique series of posters which are available to purchase via the Department Store site. This range of blown-up found art, reminiscent of 1980s Blake and McConnell, speaks to those who appreciate the beauty of graphic art throughout the past century. Feature


Department Store Vendor Interview | Typoretum

Department Store Vendor Interview | Typoretum

If you love typography and all things letterpress check out our Department Store Vendors Typoretum. In a response to the revival of letterpress printing, Typoretum was established in 2008. Founded by Justin Knopp and his wife Cecilia, this British creative letterpress printing and design studio, utilise traditional craft skills to create contemporary and experimental designs. Producing work from their own collection of lead and wooden types, antique and vintage printing presses plus other print paraphernalia. Feature


Department Store Vendor Interview | Print Club Boston

Department Store Vendor Interview | Print Club Boston

We have recently welcomed new vendors Print Club Boston to sell their gorgeous limited edition silkscreen print series via our online Department Store and we have embraced their love for all things print! Released as a series twice yearly, each collection of prints has a thematic cohesion and production. Run in small editions, the prints are accessibly priced and all handmade in a small studio in Somerville, MA. In addition, a portion of each print edition is kept available for a ‘print swap’ via Print Club Boston online. Feature


HUMO

HUMO

HUMO are an independent publishing and print house based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Specialising in Risograph, they currently offer four exciting publications and a small selection of posters showcasing their expertise in this field. Also lending themselves as an experimental space, they allow the development of new ideas and creative freedom, resulting in the engaging, colourful projects they produce. The editions of the books they’ve currently created feature artistic drawings and prints of objects, symbols, plants and people. Feature


Broken Fingaz

Broken Fingaz

Its official, the first ever Broken Fingaz exhibition in the USA has been announced and is set to open on June 20th at Howard Griffin Gallery 410 Spring Street, Los Angeles. This will be their biggest solo show since 2012’s Crazy Eye Hotel in London and consists of a large-scale multimedia temple installation complete with new paintings, light works and of course lots of surprises, its certainly not one to be missed. Feature


FAKEDCANDID

FAKEDCANDID

Singapore-based visual artists and friends XL and Donson have joined forces, regularly collaborating together under the name of FAKEDCANDID. The duo ‘value the balance between providing positive aesthetic experiences and sustaining their significance’. Although they come from different design based backgrounds they are able to combine their specialist skills and produce well considered, concept driven designs which are both thought provoking and light hearted. Feature


LGC Billboard | 44Flavours | Wall of Wisdom

LGC Billboard | 44Flavours | Wall of Wisdom

London Graphic Centre has teamed up with Berlin based design duo 44Flavours (Sebastian Bagge and Julio Rölle) on a project to encourage new talent. Currently on display at their flagship store in Covent Garden, Wall of Wisdom is the latest addition to their billboard. Feature


Element #003 | Studio Yukiko | The Artist Series Cover

Element #003 | Studio Yukiko | The Artist Series Cover

We are in absolute awe of the amazing cover design created by Studio Yukio. It is one of the most ambitious cover designs in our artist series cover for Element 003. The studio is famed for their compelling visual designs and fine execution. Today, we spoke to founders Michelle Phillips and Johannes Conrad to find out about their inspiration behind this limited-edition cover for Print Isn’t Dead™. Feature


Element #003 | Eike König | The Artist Series Cover

Element #003 | Eike König | The Artist Series Cover

We are delighted to announce that the special design piece by founder Eike König of Hort is also gracing the front cover of the third issue of Print Isn’t Dead™. Eike König is considered one of the most influential designers of our time. Now, twenty years after Hort was first established, we are super excited to have his wondrous typographic design works featured in our latest issue. If you have yet to decide whether to pick up a copy, Eike is here to tell us about his fun, yet thoughtful cover design for the glorious Element 003. Feature


J'ai rencontré la femme de mes rêves from Carlin Diaz on Vimeo.

Carlin Diaz

Currently based in Paris, Carlin Diaz works as a freelance animator / animation film director, illustrator and graphic designer often dabbling in print. With a heavy focus regarding shapes (be they organic or geometric) Carlin strives to visualize how forms can best be represented graphically though an array of textures and colours. Feature


Struggles 3D by Matt Gondek

Struggles 3D by Matt Gondek

Illustrator Matt Gondek has collaborated with independent publishers Valley Cruise Press to release a new zine ‘Struggles 3D.’ With only 100 copies available, the limited edition title is packed full of cartoon characters fighting, exploding and generally up to no good, all in ‘mind blowing 3D!’ Renowned for his pop-culture inspired animated scenes, Matt’s previous work includes the comically violent ‘Kill Em All’ zine and is a prime example of his typically colourful and mischievous artwork. Feature


Marina Esmeraldo

Marina Esmeraldo

Illustrator Marina Esmeraldo splits her time between London and Barcelona, creating colourful images predominantly for fashion and music. With her witty and vibrant illustrations attracting a range of commissions and making a regular appearance on opinionated online magazine The Debrief, her digitalised drawings are perfect for the internet age. Inspired by her upbringing in northeast Brazil, Marina’s style is bursting with experimental shape, pattern and composition, adding a computerised dimension to her once tropical surroundings Feature


House of Vans | Heated Words | Initial Research

House of Vans | Heated Words | Initial Research

This whole hunt began with a curiosity that quickly snowballed into an obsession, the occasional appearance within a streetwear collection or on a B-Boy event flyer let us know we weren’t the only ones preoccupied with ‘that fucking font’. Heated Words Initial Research at House of Vans documented the uses of an iconic yet anonymous typeface, illustrating the rich history and identity of a font with no name, and no known designer. Feature


2 Colour Exhibiton | LHR | Mr Gresty

2 Colour Exhibiton | LHR | Mr Gresty

LHR Exhibitions is a creative platform founded by Hackney based illustrator and designer Mr Gresty. Starting back in October 2013, they are now holding their 11th exhibition – the most recent centered on a simple two colour brief. For 2 Colour the artists were “invited to create a piece within their unique style to a 50×70 format with the limited colour palette of red and black (plus the white of the page)”. We caught up with Gresty to find out a little more. Feature


Mel Elliot | I love Mel

Mel Elliot | I love Mel

The brand started life ‘as a few badges that were made and handed out to make Mel Elliott feel better after her boyfriend dumped her’. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, Mel started her design career and her little I love Mel badges became more of a brand than a badge. Feature


Brooklyn Zine Fest 2015

Brooklyn Zine Fest 2015

Returning for its 4th year, Brooklyn Zine Festival is back and bringing two days full of independent magazines and inspiring panel talks hosted by writers and artists from across the five boroughs and beyond. This annual event features a total of 150 exhibitors including a broad spectrum of artists, designers and creatives from different professional backgrounds spanning comics, illustration, theatre, and dance. Feature


Ellie Andrews

Ellie Andrews

All-round bae and graphic artist Ellie Andrews has been busy with her paintbrushes! Feature


Fieldwork

Fieldwork

Fieldwork are a design agency with imaginative play and bright ideas at the forefront of their work ethos.’Tinkering’ as they put it, between Web Design, Branding, Digital and Print they respond to each client brief with the same excitement and enthusiasm. Collaborating with renowned quirky illustrators such as Charlotte Trounce, they seek out the most suitable ways of working, ensuring they maintain a sense of fun but also professionalism. Feature


TANK BOOKS | Tales to Take Your Breath Away

TANK BOOKS | Tales to Take Your Breath Away

Launched in September 1998 as a thick, square, small-scale pocket book with the slogan ‘Small tank, big fish’, TANK is a quarterly magazine based in London. The magazine is preoccupied with the very concept of contemporary culture, covering art, fashion, music, news, and architecture. Their editorial platform is non-conventional. As a relatively non-commercial outlet, they are driven by aesthetic and ideas rather than advertising – their aim to disrupt the homogeneity and over commercialization in the magazine industry. Feature


North Skate Mag | Interview with Graham Tait

North Skate Mag | Interview with Graham Tait

Founded in 2011 by Graham Tait, North is a bi annual magazine centered around a passion for skateboarding and traditional film photography. We first spoke to Graham back in 2013, but I first picked up a copy of North a few weeks ago, drawn in by its beautifully raw aesthetic. I was lucky enough to catch up with him, and discuss the background, inspiration and future of the mag. Feature


Augustine & Bridgland

Augustine & Bridgland

Following their inaugural exhibition in spring last year, Royal College of Art graduates Danny Augustine and Adam Bridgland have continued to explore into the themes of lust and love and created an extensive range of colourful artworks now on display in the exhibition, ‘Behind The Curtains and Blinds’, at a contemporary screen print studio and art space, Jealous Gallery. Feature


Ktoed

Ktoed

By combining photographs of handmade models with other collaged material Ktoed constructs stark, yet magical landscapes. Feature


Julia Kostreva

Julia Kostreva

In 2013 Californian art director and designer Julia Kostreva founded her creative studio and shop; ‘a place for work and play.’ The design philosophy behind the company stems from creativity coupled with practicality, revealing a perfectly balanced and self-aware tone that reflects elegance and sensibility. Her studio looks at brand identity, logo design and packaging for a range of companies, brushing them all with the same layer of ultimately sophisticated graphics and feel. Feature


Samuel Bradley

Samuel Bradley

Samuel Bradley is a London based photographer who specialises in documentary and editorial photography. His striking portraiture style lends itself perfectly to a range of clients through advertising and magazine based commissions. Although some of his images may be used for commercial purpose, they still have a wonderful quality of rawness about them, a perfect mix of vunerabilty and beauty. Feature


Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha is an American artist associated with the pop art movement and has worked across the mediums of painting, drawing, photography and of course printmaking. Feature


Brigid Deacon

Brigid Deacon

Old pal of People of Print, Brigid Deacon, makes everything look well alright in black and white! Feature


Noway Apparel

Noway Apparel

NOWAY apparel is an independent clothing project brought to life by a couple of young Italian creatives. Experimenting with geometry, type, colour and pattern, their screen-printed designs appear on t-shirts and posters. Reflecting contemporary visuals, they seem to focus on an energetic fresh aesthetic that appeals to a younger market. Feature


Daniel Clarke

Daniel Clarke

Looking through Daniel Clarke’s work feels like going on a mini, globe-trotting adventure through succulent foliage and structural shapes. Feature


Top 15 Risograph (RISO) Printing Studios

Top 15 Risograph (RISO) Printing Studios

For both amateurs and professionals looking to experiment with colour and paper, here’s something for you. Today, Marcroy and I would like to introduce you to fifteen of the UK’s best Risograph printing studios / RISO printers. Even though the colour options are limited with Risograph compared to the other types of printing, Risograph still proves an interesting alternative since its appeal lies in quality, creativity with layers and most importantly affordability. Feature


PITCH Zine

PITCH Zine

Pitch is an Australian, independent digital zine that hones in on fresh creative talent from fashion, art and design around the world. Focusing on emerging designers, hotly tipped entrepreneurs and those making waves within the visual industries, Pitch aims to bridge the gap between those new and established. Their features are a fun selection of cherry picked aesthetic delights presented in the form of candy coloured pages with a twist of punchy, young art direction. Feature


Erin O’Keefe

Erin O’Keefe

Erin O’Keefe is a visual artist and architect based in New York and Canada. Her pictures focus on the multi-layering of surface and perspective, constructing 3D dimensions within a flat image. With a background in architecture, her photography style is clearly influenced by the same fundamentals required for this skill, with spatial awareness and viewpoint foresight playing key roles. Feature


Emily Hadden

Emily Hadden

Multi disciplinary designer and art director Emily Hadden specialises in outstanding visual graphics, branding, photography, collage and installation specifically for fashion. Having graduated from The Arts University College Bournemouth in 2010 after studying Illustration & Visual Communication, Emily has built up an impressive fashion orientated client list which includes the likes of Stella McCartney, Nasty Gal, Alfie Douglas, Desillusion, Liberty London, Casio, G-Shock and B Store to name but a few. Currently based between Berlin and London, Emily’s work is stand out, with gorgeous colour palettes and compositions alongside quality finishes. Feature


Elsa Poux | Mapoésie

Elsa Poux | Mapoésie

Elsa Poux graduated from the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris and has since submerged herself in pattern design, transforming the finest of fabrics into collisions of colour, shape and narratives. Elsa is the founder and creator of Paris based fashion company Mapoésie, which originates from a willingness to mix codes, modify fabrics and weave language/poetry into printed forms. All of the designs are delicately hand screen printed onto the fabrics, with the colours and layers composed gently to achieve a beautiful result. Feature


Kristina Krogh

Kristina Krogh

Kristina Krogh is a Danish graphic designer and artist based in Copenhagen. Fascinated by the relationship between materials and light, she combines textures such as marble, cork, wood and paper with flashes of metallic sheen. Her dreamy prints all retain a consistent unworldly feel, featuring unusual shape formations embossed with a luxurious foiled edging. Feature


We Occupy :: Latest Prints

We Occupy :: Latest Prints

Independent art platform We Occupy have just released a collection of new limited edition prints produced using screen-print and Giclée – a printing process that combines pigment based inks with high quality archival paper. Over the course of 12 years, We Occupy aka WIWP have been working closely with artists, collectors, galleries, print shops and have also served as a hub for print fanatics around the world. These latest prints are also available in signed and numbered editions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with them if you want to own one of these print gems! Feature


The Itinerant Printer

The Itinerant Printer

It’s the beginning of 2015 and the spotlight is on this project by Chris Fritton. After almost 6 years working as a studio director of the Western New York Book Arts Center, Chris Fritton has decided to embark on an artistic journey across the United States with an aim to build bridges between nationwide print communities consisting of contemporary printmakers, woodcutters and print shops. Writer, letterpress practitioner and now tramp printer Chris Fritton will be traveling 30,000 miles coast to coast and visiting letterpress print shops, universities, book arts centres, and presses across the United States in order to create unique print desirables at each venue and deliver them back to fans and supporters. Feature


Baptiste Virot

Baptiste Virot

Baptiste Virot is a French illustrator with a trademark surreal aesthetic and a passion for traditional print processes. His portfolio includes hand-screened prints, risographed zines and peculiar comics. Virot’s style is typified by flat, lurid colours, dotted textures and unseemly characters. His whimsical style of image making hints at storytelling, drawing you in with a snapshot from a mysterious narrative. Feature


VIVID :: Value Increase by Visual Design

VIVID :: Value Increase by Visual Design

Value Increase by Visual Design (VIVID) is a project which aims to create a cross-border Visual Design network of knowledge centres, universities, institutions, companies and governments, by jointly developing and introducing innovative solutions/methods in the field of Visual Design research, education, entrepreneurship, commercialisation and showcasing. VIVID have taken their results from a three-year co-operation by the nine selected european partners across northern Europe and turned them into a tangible and visually stimulating manual, using a gorgeous fluorescent pantone spot colour on the front cover and throughout as well as silkscreen printing, edge painting and foiling on the cover. Feature


Atipus Brand Identity for Rítmia

Atipus Brand Identity for Rítmia

Atipus are a graphic design studio based in Barcelona, specialising in visuals for identity, packaging and web based projects. Check out this innovative branding they recently created for social music therapist and educator Celia Castillo. Based on graphic representations of the rhythmic exercises Celia uses to treat her patients, the designs feature line based waved formations in a visually pleasing palette. Feature


BFGF

BFGF

BFGF are an art led fashion brand based in LA, working with digitally printed textiles, natural fibres and hand painted fabrics. Imagine inspiration flowing from transcendent experiences, coupled with the internet’s influence, along with elements from exotic landscapes thrown in and here you have a guaranteed recipe for dreamily designed garments. BFGF focuses on creating pieces that are non occasion orientated and aim to provide a state of ease and freedom for the body and mind through their clothing. Feature


Walead Beshty: A Partial Disassembling of an Invention Without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in Which the Pulleys and Cogwheels Are Lying Around at Random All Over the Workbench

Walead Beshty: A Partial Disassembling of an Invention Without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in Which the Pulleys and Cogwheels Are Lying Around at Random All Over the Workbench

Walead Beshty is a London born artist, writer and professor. Beshty’s immersive takeover of the “Barbican curve” is the culmination of a year’s worth of print making and comprises over 12,000 separate cyanotypes. Distinctive in their rich blue colouring, cyanotypes are the product of a seminal photographic process. It is a palpable practise by which natural sunlight can be used to expose an image to varying degrees. Feature


BBY magazine #1

BBY magazine #1

In our studio mail this week we received the first issue of the brand new feminist inspired BBY magazine. This digital and riso printed publication acts as a journal and by collaborating solely with a collection of 15 women this editorial platform aims to counteract the status quo in the art world and inspire more women to take action, through the mediums of text, photography, music, illustration and art. Feature


Bridget Collins

Bridget Collins

Bridget Collins is a photographer that was born in Minneapolis and is currently based in Brooklyn. Alongside fashion photography, Bridget’s personal work doesn’t follow a particular linear concept as she tends to simply work from lose ideas, however there are various themes running through her portfolio including examining the relationship between manmade objects and the natural world, as well as space composition and light. Feature


Interview :: Mark Magazine Editor David Keuning

Interview :: Mark Magazine Editor David Keuning

Mark magazine launched its first issue in 2005 with Frame Publishers and prides itself in being a ‘timely, visual, non-academic publication full of first-hand information from creative people.’ Dedicating itself entirely to the practice and perception of architecture Mark magazine brings our 3D structured environment to life on a 2D printed platform. I was lucky enough to catch up with David Keuning, Editor of Mark magazine, to find out about the work which goes into each issue, the challenges faced and how Mark magazine has developed in more detail. Feature


Malcolm Kirk | Man as Art

Malcolm Kirk | Man as Art

Previous assistant to Irvine Penn, Kirk’s first expedition to Papa New Guinea in 1967 was sponsored by National Geographic, and proved to be the beginning of a love affair with the country to which he returned repeatedly over the next 13 years, returning each time with more and more incredibly beautiful photographs of the tribe’s people he encountered. The resulting book, ‘Man As Art: New Guinea’, documents the stunning body art, tribal decoration, coloured masks and feather headdresses the people had devised, and is one of the most beautiful portraiture studies in photography. The iconic photographers work should be re-appreciated, as relevant and arresting today as it was 40 years ago. Feature


Anny Wang

Anny Wang

Anny Wang is an exceptionally talented, contemporary spatial designer and visual artist. Her 3D, hyperreal digital illustrations of interior spaces and futuristic furnishings show not only aesthetic awareness but also a forward thinking understanding of relevant design for now. Dreamy textures and a delicious palette of sorbet, iridescent hues are composed with elegant, modern styling for smoothly seductive scenes that are enticing and fresh. Feature


RIP :: Richard Duardo

RIP :: Richard Duardo

LA’s master printmaker and artist Richard Duardo, often dubbed ‘The West Coast Warhol’, has died in his sleep on November 11th at the age of 62. His prints of popular culture icons are recognisable the world over, and he also leaves behind ‘Modern Multiples’ studios, a centre in LA which represents and supports contemporary printmakers. RIP Feature


Haubitz & Zoche

Haubitz & Zoche

This photographic series of Indian cinemas by German duo Haubitz and Zoche, is a timeless collection worth revisiting over and over. Sadly Sabine Haubitz passed away earlier this year, but during their time spent taking photos together they managed to document destinations purely for their architectural aesthetics. Capturing cinematic buildings preserved from the 1930′s and 70′s, over recent years the pair recorded a history of bold, art deco inspired exteriors that still remain, as a fading reminder of the disappearance of cinema culture. Feature


Sara Andreasson

Sara Andreasson

Swedish illustrator Sara Andreasson approaches visual communication with a light hearted yet sophisticated stance. Her interesting set of cleverly created characters are composed of simple shapes and contrasting vector lines. Set in surroundings that are filled with contemporary graphics and vibrant patterns, her curated scenes are refreshing and playful. Sara is also Editor of BBY mag, a digital and printed publication that focuses on the female perspective in text, photography, illustration and art. Feature


Virgin Wood Type Manufacturing Company

Virgin Wood Type Manufacturing Company

Virgin Wood Type Manufacturing Company traces back to 1932 when Rube Mandel began American Wood Type Manufacturing Co. (AWT) in NYC. Fast forward to 2001 when American Printing Equipment and Supply Co. (AWT had changed its name in 1963) stopped production of wood type and sold off its equipment and patterns. From late 2001 to 2010, AWT was dormant until the late Bill Jones and Geri McCormick purchased 100 wooden crates of patterns and an unusually large pantograph and launched Virgin Wood Type (VWT) in Rochester, NY. Bill set about to make wood type using the pantograph and at its launch, VWT sold 4 fonts made from the AWT patterns. Feature


Interview :: Hannah Coates

Interview :: Hannah Coates

Inspired by nature, recent graduate and Northern Irish illustrator Hannah Coates creates whimsical textured worlds filled with wild fauna and camouflaged beasts hidden in hauntingly bleak dreamscapes. We caught up with the recent Ulster graduate to discuss her background and work in more detail. Feature


Graphic Design Festival Scotland

Graphic Design Festival Scotland

It is only a week until the launch of Graphic Design Festival Scotland and we have a 2-day weekend workshop pass to offer. Created and organised by James Gilchrist and Beth Wilson of Glasgow-based design studio Warriors, GDFS is a celebration of design and creativity and will be participated by a number of creative practitioners who will also take part in a series of workshops, competitions, talks, exhibitions, urban murals and live stream discussions happening between 22nd-26th October. Feature


Snøhetta | Norwegian Banknotes

Snøhetta | Norwegian Banknotes

It’s all over the internet and rightly so. Oslo-based Snøhetta have created a pixelated design concept which has been selected by the Central Bank of Norway. The designs are a visual language which use bright colours and pixel art to commemorate the coastal landmarks of Norway. Snøhetta will be working alongside another company called The Metric System to create these awesome bank notes that are due for release in 2017, after rigorous safety measures against counterfeit reproduction have taken place. Feature


YOKE Magazine

YOKE Magazine

YOKE is based in Sydney, Australia and prides itself in being an independently published, eco-friendly, biannual print magazine, which believes in ‘the power of creativity and unity to inspire transformation.’ Having released their first issue in January 2014 titled ‘Love-Loss’, YOKE magazine has explored and celebrated a collection of refreshing ideas focused around the publication title and how they are unfortunately connected. Feature


KENZO X EVIAN

KENZO X EVIAN

French fashion house Kenzo have collaborated with Evian to produce a limited edition run of bottles. Inspired by a ‘playful, yet distinctly mysterious spirit,’ creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have joined with purveyors of youth Evian to create a vibrant and refreshing design. Misplaced blue and yellow zig zags cover the sleek drinking vessel, offering endless patterns for the water inside to combine with. The design is bold yet simple, perfectly conveying the energetic spirit that both brands share in common. Feature


Calm & Collected | S.A.D Tumblr

Calm & Collected | S.A.D Tumblr

South London based creative studio and ones to watch Calm and Collected have spent the past year working on a number of exciting print based collaborations, and with plans up their sleeve to drop a Risograph publication early next year I was beyond hyped to find out more about their upcoming plans. With inspiration for the publication rooting from the concept of ‘S.A.D’ (Seasonal Affective Dissorder) – involving depression associated with late autumn and winter (thought to be caused by lack of light) the publication will act as a vibrant rescue pack in a colourful large format to tackle the winter blues. Feature


Visvim :: F.I.L Indigo Camping Trailer :: Kerchief Down JKTS 2

Visvim :: F.I.L Indigo Camping Trailer :: Kerchief Down JKTS 2

Featured previously (here) Visvim’s F.I.L. Indigo Camping Trailer Kerchief down jackets are a prime example of print taking garms to next level in detail and beauty. Now dropping a fresh series of renditions in pastel hues the Japanese brand have outdone themselves again with their beautiful paisley prints. Feature


LOIS 1st Birthday

LOIS 1st Birthday

Make sure you get down to Peckham locals LOIS this weekend, to wish them a very happy 1st birthday! The small, independent retailer is home to a whole host of handmade goodies by UK based designer-makers, including art prints and jewellery. LOIS are dedicated to sourcing creative talent and unique gems with a story to tell, so why not pay them a visit and help support British designers. Feature


Ana Mirats

Ana Mirats

Ana Mirats is a graphic designer and art director based in Barcelona, Spain. Her body of work boasts a controlled approach to visualising brand identities for various clients and she seems to glide in between graphic styles effortlessly. Her website features reams of consistently contemporary work and enviable product photography shots, all snapped against delicious looking backgrounds. Feature


Javier Jaén

Javier Jaén

After studying both graphic design and fine art in Barcelona, New York and Budapest Javier Jaén’s work focuses on editorial illustration, book covers and cultural communication. Javier’s symbolically playful, colourful, bold graphic imagery gracefully expresses narrative and reflections on a subject matter and has led him to work with clients including The New York Times, Harvard University, Penguin Random House and The Washington Post to name afew. Feature


Tomas Mutsaers

Tomas Mutsaers

Tomas Mutsaers is a Dutch photographer that currently lives and works in Rotterdam. Tomas’ bold and beautiful graphic images observe public spaces and seek to find the extraordinary in the ordinary as the photographer manipulates and reconstructs his subjects to give them a new meaning. Feature


Adam Sharratt

Adam Sharratt

Adam Sharratt is a London based graphic designer with a penchant for classic typography styles and simplified design. His clean, minimalistic approach is transparent in a way that is easy and fuss free to understand. He communicates strong visual ideas that are relevant to their subject matter whilst remaining contemporary and fresh. Feature


Interview :: Jennifer Hope Clothing

Interview :: Jennifer Hope Clothing

Jennifer Hope Clothing is a unisex street wear brand founded in Bristol by Oxford born fashion/print designer Jennifer Hope who specialises in turning intricate 2D designs into 3D retina burning one-of-a-kind garments for its loyal clientele. We spoke to Jennifer about the early days, her design background and discuss the hard-work and dedication required to build your own fashion empire. Feature


Interview :: Peter Strain

Interview :: Peter Strain

On the morning of the Blisters 2014 show in which Belfast born Carrickfergus raised Peter Strain exhibits his work. People of Print talks exclusively with the AOI Award winning Illustrator about his design up bringing, the Belfast design scene, the key themes his work explores and more importantly he picks out his favourite Wes Anderson film. Feature


Fabio Álvarez

Fabio Álvarez

Sometimes I feel that elegance in editorial is underrated, the need to shock and provoke reaction the main intention. It is refreshing to see styling and art direction that doesn’t scream for attention, yet welcomes it with a quietly confident beckoning. Graphic designer Fabio Álvarez doesn’t give away anything easily, his editorial design is self assured and intriguing without the need to boast. Feature


Lian Benoit

Lian Benoit

Graphic designer Lian Benoit likes to produce fun, unpredictable work that is supported by a clear underlying concept. Aiming to bring joy through design, Lian couples simplicity with an offbeat edge for a style that is cool and controlled. She mainly enjoys experimenting with photography and illustration, integrating these elements with clean cut typography and layout as the key fundamental basis of her work. Feature


Ikea Launches ‘Bookbook’ | Apple Spoof by BBH

Ikea Launches ‘Bookbook’ | Apple Spoof by BBH

Ikea have launched the catalogue for their new 2015 collection with this ingenious ad created by BBH. It is a piss-take of an Apple advert, using their clean white back ground and rotating renders of their products with narration by chief design guru Jorgen Eghammer. All in all it’s a statement about print. They refer to turning the physical pages in terms of swiping on a digital tablet amongst other pro-analogue statements. We love it – viva la print. Feature


Hanna Konola

Hanna Konola

Hanna has just been commended with one of this years YCN Professional Design Awards, and its not hard to see why. Her packaging design for Swedish deli, Fika, features designs as charming as all of her other work. Delicate choice of colours and shapes give her work a Matisse feel, but definateley with her own stamp. Experimenting with design and colour, gives her one fun portfolio and I love her work. Feature


The Printed Peanut

The Printed Peanut

Who else loves nothing more than a lovely bit of well considered packaging? Well, the products of The Printed Peanut is just one of those delights. Designer Louise Lockhart started The Printed Peanut when she realised there was a niche in the market for quality, well designed party games and for adults and kids. Her huge success with her screen printed ‘Pass the parcel’ game has meant she has now an ever expanding business with a growing product range. Her new soap collection is just as heartwarming as all her other products, and even better she makes her products in the UK and uses as many eco-friendly printing processes as possible. Feature


Lucille Clerc

Lucille Clerc

French London based designer and illustrator Lucille has been working from her East London studio since 2008 after she graduated from Central Saint Martins. Her work has developed over the years and where she used to just use screen printing as a means of production it has now become a medium for her work in itself. As well as her technically exquisite illustrations she has also become well known for her up to 16 layer screen prints. Feature


Hackney Flea Market

Hackney Flea Market

The Hackney Flea Market is a new bi-monthly market that celebrates all of London’s emerging independent artists. It champions the unique and provides a home for everything D.I.Y. and self published. Feature


Interview :: Ellie Curtis

Interview :: Ellie Curtis

Illustrator, printmaker and printed textile designer, Ellie Curtis has been building a name for herself through her unique character based designs. She seamlessly translates paper print illustration to textile designs with her own stylistic flair. We were grateful to talk to Ellie to find out a little bit more about her practice and what inspires her magical designs. Feature


Hevy Festival 2014 | Clothing Labels

Hevy Festival 2014 | Clothing Labels

We took ‘Print Isn’t Dead’ to Hevy Fest held at Port Lympne Wild Animal park. Whilst there, we got to check out some amazing bands and get to know some of the super talented people behind the clothing lines that these chaps get to wear. Here is our round up of the best independent clothing labels that Hevy Fest had to offer. Feature


Perdiz magazine

Perdiz magazine

Perdiz is a bi-annual collectable magazine from Barcelona, available in English and Spanish and sold internationally. Although it can be read in two languages, Perdiz is created with one simple intention; to spread happiness. A collection of heartwarming stories and beautifully designed pages, this unpretentious publication is a refreshing change in an over-saturated magazine market. Feature


Rob Lowe | Stupid Nature

Rob Lowe | Stupid Nature

Internationally-acclaimed artist, graphic designer, illustrator and writer Rob Lowe aka Supermundane is once again organising one of his most exciting exhibitions which will feature a wide range of large-scale two colour drawings produced using a special alcohol-based ink, Krink. The show won’t start until tomorrow but as always, Rob has already impressed us by offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the show installation. Feature


De Monsterkamer

De Monsterkamer

You can’t deny the fact that choosing the right paper is very important to the success of any printed project or publication. De Monsterkamer – an independent platform for designers, artists, publishers and worldwide creative professionals – are aware of this and that’s why they have been offering an extensive and up-to-date collection of paper, art materials, and on top of that, they also provide individual paper consultation for anyone in search of a specific kind of paper. Feature


Paul Thurlby

Paul Thurlby

Paul Thurlby is an illustrator, originally from Nottingham, now based in London and has been commissioned to produce work across a broad spectrum which includes editorial, advertising, publishing and T-shirt designs, he is also a regular illustrator for the Guardian newspaper. His inspiration for his drawings comes from mid-century design and illustration and its clear to see from his collection of artwork that he combines retro aesthetics with modern subject matters in a bold and playful way. Feature


Huf AW14 :: Delivery 1

Huf AW14 :: Delivery 1

Huf recently unveiled the first look of their offerings for AW14. The mature collection sees fragments of print and all-over patterns in rich colours including tonal blue, deep burgundy and monochrome combinations. Feature


MSGM X Toilet Paper Mag :: SS15

MSGM X Toilet Paper Mag :: SS15

Italian brand MSGM has recently collaborated with Toilet Paper magazine on a limited edition print heavy collaborative collection for SS15. Bold rainbow coloured patterns and surreal imagery dominate the youthful mens & womenswear collection, enhancing a real sense of summer. Feature


10 Books on Printmaking

10 Books on Printmaking

Today we’d like to introduce you to our top 10 books on printmaking. We have put together our most favourite publications covering topics from letterpress, screen print to stencil for you to delve into during this warm season. Feature


MONSTER CHILDREN #43 :: MIKE D

MONSTER CHILDREN #43 :: MIKE D

Monster Children Magazine is a quarterly lifestyle publication with a focus on surfing, skating, art, music, photography, and a bunch of other cool stuff. Issue #43 of Monster Children arrived on June 16th and it is guest edited by the legendary Mike D (Beastie Boys) so naturally there are some big names involved. The long list of artists from the music, surf, skate, film and art world Mike has brought on board for #43 include Spike Jonze, Method Man, Ryan Sheckler, Dustin Yellin, Sage Vaughn, Simone Shubuck, Rob Machado, and Rodney Mullen to name a just a few. Feature


James Barker

James Barker

James Barker is an award-winning illustrator based in the UK whose works have won him international acclaim. There’s an interesting use of colour pencil and ink in James Barker’s illustration and it is guaranteed to make you smile. After having graduated from Central Saint Martins, James Barker’s skill in drawing has seen him created a wide range of illustrations which are applied across a variety of homeware and stationery products and publications including screen-printed tote bags, coffee mugs, cards, prints and children books. Also recently, he has just launched ‘Chá com Letras’, an online design and publishing venture set up by James Barker and his partner Joana Pereira. Feature


Jimbobart

Jimbobart

James Ward is a London-based designer, better known as Jimbobart and he creates a range of hand-drawn ceramics and illustrations inhabited by his beautifully expressive animal drawings. Jimbobart creates illustrations which comically bring woodland animals and settings together with urban sensibilities giving the animals new life and purpose. Feature


Carmen Segovia

Carmen Segovia

Carmen Segovia is a artist that can spread her talent over multiple disiplines. Her charming style works both in her spot colour illustrations seen in her work for Nobrow, and can be equally effective in her embroidery work. What is particularly captivating is the dark humour that fills her work. The delicate and traditional nature of embroidery contrasts surprisingly well with her subject images. These also benefit from the minimal colour palette that is mirrored in her print work to create details that bring her narratives to life. Feature


Matthew Fleming

Matthew Fleming

Matthew Fleming is a 22 year-old student and photographer currently operating in Lancaster. We met at university and now the product of Matthew’s incessant photographing has come to fruition. Feature


Liam Cobb

Liam Cobb

Liam Cobb is an illustrator and comic book maker who concentrates on post apocalyptic landscapes, juxtaposed with witty, dry and hilarious dialogue. Feature


Print Club London x MADE.COM

Print Club London x MADE.COM

Our good friends at Print Club London have just announced their new partnership with the renowned online furniture and homeward retailer, MADE.COM. The partnership manifests itself as a selection of incredible prints now available on the MADE.COM shop. Feature


Brazil Fourteen

Brazil Fourteen

To mark the 20th FIFA World Cup, London-based multi-disciplinary design agency Karoshi have designed a limited edition wall chart and accompanying responsive website that allows users to customise it in their national team colours. The Brazil 2014 begins on Thursday 12th June and Brazil Fourteen is an excellent way to keep up with full and up-to-date information, tournament progresses and results – not to mention its ability to reflect the correct local time zone. Feature


Leonardo Ulian

Leonardo Ulian

Italian now living and working in London, Leonardo Ulian produces mixed media work using tiny transistors, fuses and transformers. Leonardo creates geometric patterns from these circuit board components resembling that of stained glass or magnified insect wings. Feature


Tim Blann

Tim Blann

Tim Blann is an illustrator originating from Brighton who is on the cusp of graduating from Norwich University of Arts. He’s hoping to have a future in small presses in London after his graduation. He certainly deserves a break. Feature


Jack Felgate

Jack Felgate

Jack Felgate is an artist currently living and working in London. Since his graduation from Brighton’s illustration course a few years ago he’s been busy participating in group exhibitions in London and Stockholm along with his first solo show in Glasgow. Feature


Megan Ross

Megan Ross

Still a Fine Art student at Kingston University, after spending a year in Vienna, Megan Ross already has an impressive body of work. Her work concentrates on the uneasy relationship between video and paint. Feature


DIG

DIG

Situated in Lewisham, DIG is a space that prides itself on collaboration and experimentation. It doesn’t close it’s doors on any creative outputs. From exhibitions, performances, lectures and screenings to rehearsal rooms to club nights, DIG wants to be involved in all modes of cultural dialogue. Feature


CONS Project: London

CONS Project: London

To celebrate the great British summer, Converse brings you a ten-week-long series of workshops, events and fun parties starting today at Copeland Gallery in Peckham. The Cons Project London comprises the UK’s most talented art practitioners and is open to anyone who’d like to exchange ideas and see inspiring art. Feature


Satu Maaranen :: Petit Bateau

Satu Maaranen :: Petit Bateau

Classic French brand Petit Bateau have recently collaborated with Finnish designer Satu Maaranen in creating a collection that combines their iconic striped designs with Satu’s more free flowing organic prints. The collaboration came about with Satu winning the French Hyeres International Festival of Fashion and Photography giving her the opportunity to collaborate with Petit Bateau. Her work evokes a subtle playfulness; softened by the hand painted elements she adds to her work. This is something she says she has kept to retain a uniqueness within each new design. Feature