Here's a wonderful painting from Jim Kay, an illustrator based in Edinburgh. His site shows more of his drawings, paintings and sketches which, in my opinion are pretty stunning.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Monday, November 2, 2009
Although it’s been out for the best part of a month now, the Warp records 20th anniversary box set (designed by Yes) is certainly worth mentioning again. The deluxe special-edition features new songs, older previously unreleased material from Warp artists and tracks selected as the best of the labels output by Warp fans. It also includes a beautifully produced book showcasing the labels rich design history along with an exclusive hour long mix and locked-groove vinyl set. I want one. Bleep
Monday, October 19, 2009
Noticed this book in the window of a local charity shop and just had to get it – early 70s design book by Ode Brochmann that covers quite a lot, using a nice simple layout and Alan Fletcher style illustrations (it doesn't specify who the illustrator is so it may be the author). It even tells you what font & leading the book is set in which appeals to the typographic nerd in me.
Friday, October 9, 2009
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Recently went to Stonehurst Farm, just outside Leicester (which is great), but even better is the Motor Museum that is next to it (and free to get in!). I'm not even a big 'car-man' but it's one of the most interesting Aladdin's caves you'll ever visit... Stonehurst