Edward Ardizzone

Recent articles about Edward Ardizzone

Ardizzone at peace and in conflict

Issue 93, Winter 2016


Edward Ardizzone’s experiences as a war artist gave an extra depth and toughness to his work

Living, breathing picturebooks

Issue 90, Summer 2015


Starting from 1910 and ending in 2014, this large-format book shows illustrations from 100 picturebooks…

Well fed in the West End

Issue 87, Spring 2014


Ardizzone’s menus evoked a mid-century world of food-loving Londoners

Pictures on a page

Issue 84, Autumn 2012


This Eye special issue about Monotype focuses on the technology of putting words on the…

Recent blog posts about Edward Ardizzone

Friendships and glue

30 May 2017
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Visual culture

A book of scrapbook pages gives new insights into the world of illustrator Edward Bawden
Designer-illustrator Edward Bawden is remembered for a prolific career that embraced posters, book covers, illustrations…

Moments captured

29 December 2016
Book design, Design history, Illustration, Reviews

Edward Ardizzone’s humanity comes to the fore in a new monograph, and a retrospective at London’s House of Illustration. Review by Clare Walters
Edward Ardizzone (1900-79) was one of the foremost and most prolific artists of mid-twentieth century…

The calm collector

24 February 2016
Book design, Brand madness, Design history, Graphic design

A new collection of Steve Hare’s writing demonstrates an erudite passion for the design and content of Penguin Books
The late Steve Hare (1950-2015) was one of those writers that every editor appreciates, writes…

When Penguins begat Puffins

12 August 2014
Book design, Design history, Illustration, Visual culture

The Penguin Collectors Society turns its attention to the influential Puffin imprint for young readers … plus Porpoises, Ptarmigans and Peacocks
On 15 October 2010, the University of Bristol held a study day on Puffin, Penguin’s…