type based illustration

Multi talented artist and designer Nod Young recently completed a series for an Italian Design magazine, where he worked on a special project celebrating Beijing Design Week 2011.

The illustrations are type based which is Nod’s great passion. Nod Young is represented by Phosphor Art

Popular Mechanics

Matthew Laznicka was thrilled with his commission from Hearst Publishing’s Popular Mechanics.

Originally commissioned as an editorial illustration, the success of the image meant the magazine decided to use it for the May 2011 cover. Matthew says “It had always been my dream to be on the cover. My father and grandfather were always subscribers and I loved as a child going through the old box my grandad had dating back to the 40's.”

Matthew Laznicka is represented by Illustration Ltd

Bob Dylan

The Spring issue of Intelligent Life has run a huge portrait of Bob Dylan by the gifted Kathryn Rathke. The portrait was in honour of his 70th birthday, and not the first Kathryn has created for the magazine, she says: “… it is a glorious magazine and I treasure every copy that Martin Lovelock sends me. ..”

Kathryn Rathke is represented by Illustration Ltd

Varoom Issue 15 is out now!

Varoom - illustration, culture, society
Knowledge

For Varoom 15 we have travelled  from the Land of Blind Faith, through Imagination County and ended up at Resolution Mountains. Lost? Don’t worry, follow the map on Marian Bantjes' beautiful illustration for our Knowledge issue. Also, Airside agency show us How To Do How To Do films with illustrative wit; we learn five lessons from the comics festival in Angoulême, and Des McCannon shows us the educational, intellectual and practical value of using illustration across all disciplines in school.

All this and more. Welcome to the Knowledge issue.

Illustrators featured in Varoom 15 include: William Goldsmith, Jon McNaught, Edward Gorey, Paul Davis, Marian Bantjes, Art Spiegelman, Baru, Dominique Goblet, Norman Rockwell, Luke Best, Alan Baker, David Foldvari, Marion Deuchars, Agnes Decourchelle, Slawa Harasymowicz, Michael Gillette, Masumi Briozzo, Laura Carlin, Luis Scafati, Stuart Murray, Neal Fox, Richard Dinnis and Lorenzo Chiavini.
Exclusive cover by Christoph Niemann.

Varoom available in selective stores from late April, or issues and subscriptions at varoomlab.com now.

For more info on the content of Varoom 15, click here


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