R.I.P. Maurice Sendak

Reading Time: 2 minutes You will be sorely missed. “Maurice Sendak, widely considered the most important children’s book artist of the 20th century, who wrenched the picture book out of the safe, sanitized world of the nursery and plunged it into the dark, terrifying and hauntingly beautiful recesses of the human psyche, died on Tuesday in Danbury, Conn. He […]

Maurice Sendak Interview

Reading Time: < 1 minute Maurice Sendak is one of our favourite illustrators and the man responsible for one of the most iconic childrens books ever written: Where The Wild Things Are. He was interviewed by the Tate at his home. Take five minutes to watch this one. Its a keeper.    via: papertastebuds

Bob Staake

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bob Staake is an American poster artist, editorial and childrens book illustrator who creates bold graphic work that is greatly influenced by the aesthetic of mid-20th century graphic design. “By appreciating and understanding the sensibilities of the countless European poster artist of the Mid-20th Century, Staake’s goal in his own poster graphics has been to […]