Jan
30

Varoom 28 – Fashion

Varoom 28 – The Fashion Issue Illustration, Culture, Society Winter 2015 Cover illustration by Quentin Jones Purchase here When is that perfect moment of Fashion, when you could be perfectly, ‘in Fashion’? That’s not a social anxiety, it’s just the kind offbeat musing that Fashion projects often provoke.  This issue features many extravagantly offbeat visual ideas, from Zoë […]

Jan
8

Great Sleeve Art and the Creative Fold of Sound and Image

For our Hermenauts issue, we asked illustrators Ellen Weinstein, Ian Wright and Olimpia Zagnoli, designers Mario Hugo and Silvia Sfligiotti and journalist and editor Mark Richardson to reflect on the interpretive power of great sleeve art. John O’Reilly reflects on the creative fold of sound and image Great album art sits between communication and the […]

Jan
6

Varoom in dpi magazine

dpi magazine in Taiwan has featured Varoom in it’s 188 issue, showing covers from issue one onwards as well as spreads from recent issues. dpi is one of the most widely read design magazines in the Greater China region. The new issue covers some intriguing artwork, including illustration created with embroidery (see the two spreads […]

Jan
3

Varoom digital issues

Early issues of Varoom are available online through visualMANIAC. As issues 01, 02, and 04 sold out of their physical versions a long time ago, this is a great opportunity to catch up on Varoom’s fascinating early days for only €2.99 per issue. Additional back issues will be available in digital form soon. Tasters for […]

Jan
2

Ink Tank coming soon

The Varoom Ink Tank was a body consisting of illustration and design students from participating Varoom Lab members. It concluded in 2015. What defines Ink Tank for contributors and readers, users of Ink tank is that it is an experiment in exploring: the edges/limits of illustration through making images methods and practices of visual research […]