GRAFIK MAGAZINE
01/23/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
The lovely folks at New North Press have been putting their traditional letterpress skills to work for contemporary design projects for over thirty years now. In today's Industry People, we catch up with founder Graham Bignell to learn more about life in the world of letterpress, and take a peek behind the scenes in the studio...
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01/20/2017 at 12:17. Facebook
Otl Aicher's logo for German lighting company ERCO is the focus of today's Logoform, selected by Stephen Osman of EACH. Read more on Grafik to discover how Aicher's long-standing working relationship with the brand brought about a singular clarity of vision...
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Banish the January blues with an exhibition or two—here's our roundup of what's on now and in the next few weeks to keep you busy, including David Zwirner's showcase of Josef Albers' experiments in yellow: [ Grafik.net Link ]
In today's Case Study, we catch up with Arvid Niklasson and Matt Chandler of Analog to learn more about how they created NotGet VR, a beautiful and immersive virtual-reality experience for Björk...
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A small publisher on a mission to champion English printing, revive the spirit and aesthetic of midcentury books and commission inventive new illustration – Puro Laevuo interviews Design For Today, a beacon of independent publishing brilliance.
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A rare chance to see the work of the hugely influential illustrator Jo Brocklehurst at London's House of Illustration next month: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In today's Talent, photographer and designer Frances Scott on the ways in which literature, writing and walking inform her practice, and how her upbringing on Orkney led to an affinity for wild places...
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Have you ever wondered what a career in print might be like? Paul Haslam of Bermondsey-based printers and print finishers Benwells spills the beans in today's Industry People...
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Illustrator and LCC graduate Yuxi Li has made a study of how contemporary illustration can represent architectural spaces. Today, we discover how her manipulation of analogue and digital methods results in a fresh perspective on the theme.
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#Letterformlive (brought to you with Monotype and International Society of Typographic Designers - ISTD) is back with Vinyl night on the 25th January… [ Bit.ly Link ]

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In today's Talent, we meet Sophie Evans, a recent Camberwell graduate whose love for Mid-Century design fuels her pattern-based practice...
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A little something festive for our last post before Christmas—we take a look back at over forty years' worth of label designs for Anchor Brewing Co.'s annual Christmas Ale, from the talented hand of octogenarian artist Jim Stitt. Season's greetings from Grafik!

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There's a rare chance to see some gems from the Victoria and Albert Museum's Jobbing Printing Collection in The New Line –currently showing The De La Warr Pavilion: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Vlisco 1:1 / UN a UN is a beautiful exhibition open now in Helmond, Netherlands, celebrating 170 years of the company's vibrant Dutch Wax textiles and the women who have made them their own. On Grafik today, we catch up with exhibition designer Harm Rensink and surface designer Michiel Schuurman, to discover how they created an immersive installation to bring visitors inside the world of...
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Bangkok-based designer Manita Songserm's typographic, experimental work is the focus of today's Talent post. Read more about her methods and her experiences working with young multimedia artists over on Grafik.net: [ Grafik.net Link ]
Win a copy of this beautiful limited edition print by the super-talented Hello Von in today's Objekts of Desire: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Celebrating the joy of RGB with a joyous CMYK poster – Anthony Burrill and Mr. Boonstra have created a poster available through Pregnant Studios [ Pregnantstudios.com Link ]
G.F Smith's smashing new Show Space venue opens this week in Fitzrovia, with architectural concept design and two new paper-based installations by MadeThought. Ben Parker, MadeThought creative director, shares the thinking behind the project in today's Case Study.

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In the next instalment of her graphic obsession with roads, Melissa Price presents Spaghetti Junction, a visual tribute to the beauty of the world's most captivating interchanges...
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Last week's Letterform Live was a riot of beer-related typography, tall tales and rambunctious debate. If you missed it, Theo Inglis' report on the evening is up on Grafik today. Cheers!

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