Disney’s Golden Book Archive

Take an art venture through the Disney Publishing’s Golden Book Archives! A visit to the Disney Publishing Golden Book Archives, where original artwork (created by the likes of everyone from Lorelay Bove to Eric Goldberg) is one of Disney’s best kept secrets. The archives are not open to the public, but Disney Publishing Vice President of Global […]

Books are the best escape

Canadian artist Guy Laramée transforms thick stacks of vintage books into beautiful models of snow-capped mountains and valleys, depicting the “erosion of culture”. A recurring theme in all his works is how our modern society is replacing print in favor of digital systems. Each sculpture in his latest series, titled Desert of Unknowing, is created […]

Illustrator imagines a world where books are present in all aspects

You know when you read a really good book and it seems to be following you everywhere for days afterward? This artist has captured that feeling beautifully in his quiet and whimsical illustrations. Jungho Lee is a Korean illustrator based in Seoul. His peaceful images show books infiltrating all aspects of life with surreal and […]

What IF design…

Studio Bruch is an Austria-based graphic design studio focusing on brand development, editorial design, and packaging design. Their team was recently asked to create a bright and flexible brand system for Infinitive Factory, which can be applied to different media and proportions. Infinitve Factory is a first class letterpress printing house. They are best known for an exceptional quality […]

Portraits from Africa

Rafael Comino Matas, a Spanish artist, uses one of the most inspiring, unique ways to capture his experiences in Africa –  journaling in the form of a sketchbook. He captures powerful portraits of people that he meets along the journey. His striking mix of different materials such as watercolor, pencil, and pen create beautiful effects in his […]

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss day and what better way to celebrate than a look at his influence and illustrations. Theodor Seuss Geisel, commonly known by his pen name Dr. Seuss, was a writer, poet and cartoonist. Though best known as a children’s author (he released forty-six books), his career also saw him work as an […]

Things I have learned in my life so far.

Many of us have kept a diary  at one point in our lives. But none of our diaries look like Stefan Sagmeister‘s. In his book, Things I have learned in my life so far, Sagmeister displays the twenty or so things he has learned in his life so far in a rather unusual way. These life […]

Emerging Artists Dortmund

For years, Dortmund thrives in a scene of Fine Arts with nationally acclaimed exhibitions and exciting actors.Low rent in this area provides an optimal breeding ground for studios and exhibition spaces run by artists. Emerging Artists Dortmund showcases those equipped with the necessary skills needed to work successfully as professional artists.The corporate identity for this years exhibition was designed […]

Terry Behan talks about failure

A while back, we had the very talented and successful Terry Behan gave us a Creative Mornings talk on exploring the need to fail faster in Africa, which was hosted at the 100% Design South Africa expo at Gallagher Convention Centre. Terry is a creative thinker, social entrepreneur, author and brand builder across the African Continent who […]

BOOK. BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.

Everybody knows we really love notebooks and now 53 the makers of paper have paired up with Moleskine to make your ipad sketches come to life. You will even be able to get a stylus out of them soon. They hope you’ll try making a Book. They’re perfect for sharing conference notes, design sketches, trips abroad, storyboards,inspiration— and the first […]