Varoom 39: Distant Memories

Joey Yu grew up in the UK, but as a child went to Hong Kong with her family most summers. In Varoom 39 she talks about her nostalgic feelings for these trips and her other travels.

Varoom 39: An A to Z of Alphaputt

Sennep Games’ Alphaputt is a mobile game that combines the studio’s passions for typography, crazy golf and pop culture from the 1980s and 90s. Shane Walter talks to creative director Matt Rice about how Sennep’s nostalgic fantasy world became a reality.

Varoom 39: Tracing History

Serena Katt talks to Paul Gravett for the Nostalgia issue about her graphic memoir of her grandfather, ‘Sunday’s Child’, which considers what we choose to remember and to forget.

Judith Kerr in Varoom

In a 2009 interview from Varoom magzine we celebrate Judith Kerr, who talks Mog, her then current work and of course, The Tiger Who Came To Tea – ‘We never thought of a Tiger as something ‘bitey’.’

Varoom 38: War In The Neighborhood

The dramatic stories behind the housing activists of 80s New York revealed in Seth Tobocman’s powerful graphic novel. Varoom talks to Seth about the ideas behind the project.

Varoom 38: Contested Space

As they transform urban sites, developers are employing strategies to engage with their existing surroundings. Increasingly, working with artists is one of them. We get two differing opinions on this strategy.

Varoom 38: Virtual Vandal

In Varoom Activism issue Seb Chaloner reveals his  project challenging ‘members only’ clubs – and chucks a brick through the window!

Varoom 38: Detaining undocumented migrants

Tings Chak was 2018’s artist in residence at Birkbeck’s School of Law, and in this extract from Varoom 38 Luise Vormittag went to hear her speak about her graphic novel..

Varoom 38: Book Building

Tara Books’ children’s titles, published in India, are progressive, political – and beautiful. Varoom talks to one of the founders, Gita Wolf, and artist Bhajju Shyam.

Varoom Activism: Manifesto for Illustrators

Paul Bowman’s ‘Educate Agitate Abdicate’ manifesto is a call to arms for illustrators. ‘Commercial work can exist beside work that exposes injustice, questions our lives, and helps understanding.’

Varoom 38: It’s Got To Be Real

Stuart Lang weighs up the potential for success and failure when brands support social movements – an excert from Varoom 38 – Activism

Varoom 38: Joseph Kai comic artist

Comic maker Joseph Kai is part of the Varoom 38 (Activism) feature on the new wave of Arab Comics, and here he talks to Paul Gravett about the group, the role of comics in Lebanese culture and issues for freelance artists in the country

Varoom 38 – the Activism issue

Discover your inner Activist with the new Varoom! With an in-yer-face cover by BraulioAmado the Activism issue chucks a handful of protest bricks for your reading delight.

Varoom 37: Material Love – Article Excerpt

Illustrators develop a close connection with their materials. In Varoom 37 Poppy Chancellor, MaricorMaricar and Olimpia Zagnoli reveal what they love about what they work with.

Varoom 37: A Quirky Campaign

Château Angélus wine-maker and one of France’s most celebrated illustrators worked together to deliver a series of adverts celebrating love.

Varoom 37: Samuel Wingate’s Grindr Project

Grindr Drawings was created as part of Wingate’s Casual Connections series exploring gay identity from a 21st century perspective. Wingate talks to Olivia Ahmad about this and further elements of the project.

Varoom 37: More Love Letters

For Varoom’s Love issue we asked six industry professionals to write a love letter to an image-maker and image they fell in love with. In an extract Benjamin Castro, from Adidas Originals and Renee Lam, Art Director, 72 and Sunny reveal whose work they have fallen for.

Reportage Varoom 35 – Melanie Reim

Varoom magazine regularly covers reportage illustration. In issue 35 of Varoom magazine Derek Brazell selected Melanie Reim’s drawings from the 2016 USA elections which saw Donald Trump elected.

Varoom 37: Innovators

Each issue Varoom invites expert industry insiders to select and comment on the Innovators in their fields. See what’s in the Love issue.