Jul
26

LabNotes: Hartwig Braun Flies Around The Arty Globe

Labnotes discovered the talent behind Monarch Airlines new on-flight products. Hartwig Braun is a succesful illustrator who playfully challenges the rules of perspective, which result in creating adventurous and unique cityscapes. We asked him a few questions about his new project. What was the brief? – To depict eight of Monarch’s international destinations in a […]

Jul
25

Noted: Reflections and Process – Publishing. The Ride Journal

In each issue of the magazine, Varoom features a selection of work chosen by experts in a variety of fields. In issue 18, Jeremy Leslie of Magculture, highlighted The Ride Journal. You could call it just a magazine about cycling, in the same way that would say The New Yorker is just a magazine about […]

Jul
18

Becoming An Illustrator In 2012

  By John O’Reilly Image by Lucy Dodds   Alongside last-minute installation terror, the end-of-year giddiness, the swollen liver, the annual Graduate shows generates a rich vein of new work and brings in its wake a set of familiar questions for those of us passing judgement, from lecturers to trade magazines to the creative industries […]

Jul
12

LabNotes: Tiger On The Loose

Labnotes searched deep into the hidden depths of Tiger beer and found out who was responsible for the impressive giant tiger faces seen around our city streets. Good Wives and Warriors are a creative duo who travel the world collaborating with design companies and creating ad campaigns, as well as exhibiting their own illustrations. We […]

Jul
4

Five Things We Learned At The LCC Show

By John O’Reilly   1. Forget Soul. The Committed Creative Has To Put Guts Into It.      Sometimes putting your guts into your art, also means spilling them out on the floor.  Keep some Rennie handy D*DREG! (aka Daniel Ferst)     2. The Creative Law Is Cruel     Alex May Hughes plays […]

Jul
4

Imagining Britain, Granta Magazine

Review By John O’Reilly Granta 119, Britain.  Under the Art Direction of Michael Salu, British literary magazine, Granta, is increasingly attracting the interest of those with a taste for the visual. With a mix of photography, art and illustration, the images in the issue Granta 119, Britain, were the subject of a recent debate at the […]