Illustration

9 August 2010

Music to treasure

Music to treasure

the music department

Hardformat.org celebrates the visual pleasures associated with listening
For our music design special issue (out now), Eye talked to Hardformat’s Colin Buttimer about the rise and rise of the limited edition release (see ‘Pack shots’ in Eye 76).

29 July 2010

Going green

Going green

john ridpath

Graphic artists get political in an exhibition of posters for Iran
Next month, New York’s School of Visual Arts will host an exhibition of political posters created in support Iran’s Green Movement.

20 July 2010

Blisters Blackout

Blisters Blackout

the events department

Wanted: glow in the dark screen prints for Print Club London
40 illustrators, 40 edition hand-signed prints, 40 pounds each. Entries are now being accepted for Print Club London’s winter poster show, ‘Blisters Blackout’.

14 July 2010

Making a difference

Making a difference

chris haughton

Designing with Fair Trade organisations in Nepal
There are two main Fair Trade certification marks, but one is much better known than the other, writes Chris Haughton.

12 July 2010

Wake up Brazil!

Wake up Brazil!

flavia sanches, tyler johnson

Brazilian designers discuss the perils of following trends
GOT MERZ was an attempt to send a wake up call to Brazil, an attempt to stop people blindly following trends, write Tyler Johnson and Flavia Sanches of Nomad Ink, a design studio in Curitiba, Brazil. 

6 July 2010

Graphic love for ‘Labels’

Graphic love for ‘Labels’

john ridpath, the awards department

International winners announced in ‘Ten Images for Ithaca’ 2010
The winners of this year’s Ten Images for Ithaca Competition have been announced. The theme was ‘Labels’ and 1728 posters were submitted from designers working all over the world (including Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, the United States and Greece). 

1 July 2010

Sports, health stats and comic relief

Sports, health stats and comic relief

marianne waller

EDO event explored new possibilities for publishers and editorial designers
Last night was the EDO’s iPad app night at London’s St Bride Library, writes Marianne Waller.

26 June 2010

Beautiful confusion

Beautiful confusion

the events department

Disorientation is the rule at the Barbican’s thoroughly surreal show
Conventional gallery space has been subverted for The Surreal House, the Barbican Art Gallery’s current exhibition of surrealist art, sculpture and film.

25 June 2010

On target

On target

the events department

Looking forward to a Roman Cieślewicz retrospective at the RCA
‘Roman Cieślewicz’, at London’s Royal College of Art from 16 July–7 August, features more than 150 items by the Polish poster legend. Vertigo (top) dates from 1963, the year Cieślewicz (1930-96) moved to Paris.

20 June 2010

Plucked out of thin air

Plucked out of thin air

the music department

Rose Stallard’s rock’n’roll illustrations for the Guardian’s Glastonbury special
Saturday’s Guardian commissioned rock’n’roll illustrator Rose Stallard to devise images for its Glastonbury special edition of The Guide (above).
 
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