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My thoughts on graphic design, illustration, art and other things.

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  • Mat Mabe – Animal Alphabet

    Here’s some really nice illustrated work by the talented Mat Mabe. The project started off  with Mat illustrating his children’s favourite animals for their bedrooms. After some feedback, Mat then proceeded to…

  • Dumb Ways to Die – Animation

    A brilliant 3min animation titled ‘Dumbs Way to Die’ was created by McCann for the Australian Metro to teach kids how to keep safe. The characterisation is brilliant with each little character dying a…

  • Alpha Males

    Found this little illustrated typography project earlier today by Stuart Jackson and Gareth Hopkins called Alpha Males and thinks it’s pretty awesome.  Check it out   Update: check out their Alpha Zoo app.…

  • On The Road – Graffiti in Vagrancy

    If you have 30 minutes spare then I’d recommend watching this documentary about 3 Chinese-based graffiti artists WHYYY, NAN, and SINIC who make up the graffiti collective IDT  (Industry Definition Transfer) and their…

  • Design Talks

    As a designer you need to be able to listen its an important tool that needs developing, so no matter what if its a colleague or client, you understand 100% what they…

  • Painting the Church – Art vs Architecture

    HENSE is a rising contemporary artist based in Atlanta, USA and over the years has produced some really great work including paintings, drawings, exterior murals and installations. One of his latest pieces of…

  • Music to Buy Beer To – Red Stripe

    KK Outlet turned an ordinary local corner shop into a musical show with whistling bottles, beating boxes, brushes brushing every time a customer picked up a bottle of Red Stripe… brilliant!  …

  • Stephen Lynch

    Here’s a song for all you vegetarians… pretty funny…  His album has a nice illustrated cover too. Warning explicit lyrics.    

  • Hello Toronto

    I’m just back from spending some time in Toronto, Canada. Such a great city with loads going on. I managed to explore most of downtown, where there was plenty of eye candy,…

  • Chris Martin the illustrator (not the guy from Coldplay)

    Chris Martin recently completed some beautiful work for Diageo for the now Fife and Glasgow based Johnnie Walker Whisky. The illustrations have a far eastern style and I assume that would also be their…