IC Design Brands London's Second Cat Café
IC Design has created the branding and interim phase of a website for Ginger & Tom's, London's second cat café set to open in West Hampstead this Autumn.
Moleskine Batman Limited Edition Notebook Collection
Moleskine has today unveiled the Batman Limited Edition Notebook Collection.
Adobe Comp CC for iPad
Adobe has just released Comp CC, a free iPad app that allows users to quickly layout design concepts for mobile, Web and print.
Ten Images for Ithaca 2015
This year, the annual Ten Images for Ithaca will be held July 13-17 in the island of Ithaca, Greece.
Graphis Design Annual 2016: Call for Entries
Graphis is currently accepting entries for its 2016 Design Annual. The largest and most anticipated competition, Design Annual 2016 will feature the most visually compelling design work of the year from the world's most renowned in the industry, across forty (40) different categories.
Communication Arts 2015 Design and Advertising Competitions: Call for Entries
Communication Arts magazine is calling for entries for its 56th annual Design and Advertising Competitions.
ED Awards 2015
The 2015 European Design Awards are open for entries through February 20th. The competition celebrates creative brilliance and offers a chance to promote your talent and establish yourself in the design market.
ADC 2015 Awards
ADC announced its awards for 2015, including the ADC 94th Annual Awards, the ADC Tomorrow Awards and the ADC Young Guns 13.
Sketching: Product Design Presentation
After the international bestsellers Sketching and Sketching: The Basics, the authors Koos Eissen and Roselien Steur have released their third book: Sketching - Product Design Presentation.
She Makes Comics
She Makes Comics, to be released on December 9, is a film about the history of women in comics as creators, fans, and everything in between.
Hermès Launches La Maison des Carrés
AKQA has created La Maison des Carrés for Hermès, a pop-up e-store dedicated to the world of Hermès silk.
Rod Hunt Illustrates IKEA's New Russian Advertising Campaign
Rod Hunt was commissioned by Instinct BBDO to illustrate their new Russian campaign for IKEA.
Varoom 26: The Style Issue
The 'Style' issue of Varoom illustration magazine is out.
Organized by Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), the 2014 DesignThinkers conference will take place November 6 and 7 at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
CITIx60 City Guides: 60 Local Creatives Bring You the Best of the City
CITIx60 is a new pocket-sized collection from viction:ary, featuring an artistic edge with a handpicked list of hotspots loved by 60 stars of the cities' creative scene, wrapped in a city map drawn by talented artists.
Varoom 25: The Empathy Issue
The new issue of Varoom illustration magazine encounters Empathy in a broad context, exploring the rich ways in which image making and the commercial realities around it reveal empathy.
2015 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Fashion
The 2015 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Fashion is now open for entries. The competition is seeking applications from young, foreign-born fashion professionals age 38 and under.
European Design Awards 2014
The 2014 European Design Awards, an annual prize celebrating the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe, is open for entries.
Illustration Now! Fashion
Illustration Now! Fashion, the latest title from the Illustration Now! series features new work from 90 artists around the globe, including Ruben Toledo, Aurore de La Morinerie, Bil Donovan, Tanya Ling, and Jean-Philippe Delhomme.
Volvo Announces Concept XC Coupe with Iconic Illustrators
Volvo is releasing a new concept car in Detroit in January. It is a cross-country concept that has evolved from the Concept Coupe that was released this summer.
Architecture in Perspective 29: Call for Entries
The 29th Architecture in Perspective, a juried international architectural delineation competition that has included work by the most accomplished contemporary architectural illustrators from around the world, is now open for entries.
Featuring over 100 leading designers from all over the world, InsideOut SF is a gallery display of original posters highlighting their personal impressions of San Francisco.
Communication Arts Illustration Competition 2014
The 2014 Communication Arts Illustration Competition is open for entries.
Varoom 23 AfterWords: The Awards Issue
We have reached a tipping point in our culture where imagery is no longer an extra bit of information to support the words already there, so how is illustration shaping a culture After Words?
Adobe Ideas 2.7 Now Supports Pressure-Sensitive Stylus
Adobe has released Adobe Ideas 2.7. The update adds support for pressure sensitive stylus, stroke smoothing option, and sharing to other apps.
Frost* Creates Graphics for CBA Melbourne Office
The Frost* Environments team recently completed a new project for employees at Commonwealth Bank's Melbourne call centre.
MCA Summer Cutaway Map
ODLCO has recently created an illustrated cutaway map for visitors of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Becoming a Successful Illustrator
Illustration is a diverse and constantly evolving area of art and design and an appealing creative career.
Varoom 22: Illustration Experiment
'Experiment' is the theme of Varoom issue 22, the Summer edition of the indispensable large-format illustration magazine.
George Butler Wins V&A Illustration Awards 2013
George Butler has been named as the overall winner of the 2013 V&A Illustration Awards.
Rebour: The Bicycle Illustrations of Daniel Rebour
Rebour: The Bicycle Illustrations of Daniel Rebour, chronicles the life of the man who is widely regarded as the most brilliant technical illustrator of the modern bicycle.
Varoom 21: The Illustration Report
Varoom - The Illustration Report, goes in search of Rules to make or break.
The Art of Illustration: New PBS Off Book Episode
Off Book, a web series from PBS that explores cutting edge art, just released a new episode "The Art of Illustration."
Pictoplasma NYC 2013
The fourth U.S. edition of Pictoplasma NYC conference will unfold at the Tishman Auditorium, Parsons The New School for Design.
European Design Awards 2013
The European Design Awards 2013 is now open for entries. The Award celebrate the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe.
American Illustration 32: Call For Entries
American Illustration 32 Call For Entries open for all illustrators, art directors, designers, editors, agencies, schools and students.
2013 Photography & Illustration Awards: Call for Entries
2013 Photography & Illustration Awards, Canada's most esteemed awards program for commercial photographers and illustrators, is now open for entries.
Varoom! 20: The Muse Issue
The 20th edition of Varoom!, the Association of Illustrators' award-winning, quarterly magazine which celebrates the cultural, political and social ideas in contemporary illustration from around the world, is now available.
Gallery of Mo Raises £11,000 for Movember
Gallery of Mo, an initiative developed by digital agency twentysix to raise money during Movember, has raised more than £11,000 for 2012.
AOI Illustration Awards 2013
The Association of Illustrators (AOI) will launch its major annual competition for illustrators later this month. The competition has been rebranded as the Illustration Awards following 36 successful years as Images.
Ted Baker's Perfect Baker's Dozen Prints
Ted Baker has unveiled the designs for its Baker's Dozen limited prints. Ted, in collaboration with Association of Illustrators (AOI), commissioned thirteen talented artists to produce one-off pieces of British themed artwork.
Varoom! 19: The Taste Issue
Taste, that most vital idea in image-making and image consumption forms the theme for Issue 19 of Varoom! the award-winning, quarterly magazine which celebrates the cultural, political and social ideas in contemporary illustration from around the world.
Images 36: Best of British Illustration Award Winners
The Association of Illustrators has unveiled the winners of Images 36: Best of British Illustration competition at a special award ceremony at Somerset House. This year the awards attracted over 1500 entries.
Autodesk SketchBook Pro 6
Autodesk SketchBook Pro 6 is now available for download. The latest release features a streamlined interface, multi-touch navigation, French curves, synthetic paint and smudge brushes, plus even more brush controls to customize.
Boundaries: Illustration - Practice - Research
Boundaries, a two-day symposium to be held at the Plymouth University, will provide a rare opportunity to consider the evolving boundaries of illustration, in both research and practice.
Winners of the 2012 European Design Awards
The ED-Awards unveiled the winners during an awards ceremony that took place at Bio Rex, an iconic architectural monument of Helsinki.
Making Your Mark: A Short Guided Tour to a Confident Post-graduate Career in Illustration
Now you've graduated, you're raring to prove yourself with all those original ideas to sell, how much do you understand about protecting your copyright? Imagine you're offered a nationwide campaign for a mobile phone company. Are you able to price it? You need to get yourself noticed but how confident are you at self-promotion?
Varoom! Issue 18: A Celebration of Film Animation and Graphic Novel Culture
Movies, graphic novels and 17th century broadsides come under the spotlight in the latest issue of Varoom!, the award-winning, quarterly magazine which celebrates the cultural, political and social ideas in contemporary illustration from around the world.
Autodesk SketchBook Ink App for iPad
Autodesk SketchBook Ink for iPad, the latest release from the company's popular SketchBook family, introduces unique technology for artists to create stunning, high-resolution ink-style artwork.
Behind Illustrations is a compendium that presents the current panorama of illustration where professionals the world over make their work known, with a range of illustrations with great visual diversity owing to the contrast of styles and cultures.
Winners of the ADC 91st Annual Awards
The Art Directors Club announced the international winners of the prestigious ADC 91st Annual Awards.
Celebrating the Pencil: The Blackwing Experience at ADC Gallery
In the hands of giants such as famed composer Stephen Sondheim, legendary writer John Steinbeck, jazz great Duke Ellington, Oscar-winning animation director Chuck Jones and others, Blackwing pencils helped create many timeless works of art.
Wayfinding Solution for the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne by Buro North
The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne provided a unique opportunity for Buro North to evolve the traditional paradigm of health facility wayfinding.
Association of Illustrators Appoints New Board Members
The Association of Illustrators (AOI) has appointed Andrew Coningsby, founder of Debut Art and The Coningsby Gallery, to its Board of Directors. Illustrator Roderick Mills is appointed to the post of Deputy Chairman, and Jacqueline Bissett joined to the Board.
Derek Brazell: Illustration - What You Need to Know
Derek Brazell, illustrator and Projects Manager at the Association of Illustrators (AOI), will present a talk on the first steps to starting a successful career in illustration at Pick Me Up contemporary art fair in London on March 28.
Noma Bar Designs Eight Unique Wallpaper* Covers
In his first ever foray into three-dimensional interior space and products, celebrated illustrator Noma Bar has created eight newsstand covers for the Global Design issue of Wallpaper* magazine.
Rene Gruau: Fashion Sketches From 1946-2000
The BMW Museum is dedicating a special exhibition to the world-renowned fashion and advertising illustrator Rene Gruau, who died in 2004.
Varoom! 17: Contemporary Illustration Through the Eyes of the World
How do you design whisky labels for China? Has Bollywood rediscovered the lost art of film posters? Are Brazilian and Russian artists pursuing similar visual styles?
Jamie Hewlett Designs Limited Edition Bottle for ABSOLUT
ABSOLUT have launched their latest limited edition bottle - the ABSOLUT London. The bottle is a collaboration with artist Jamie Hewlett who has created a bottle design with characters representing a unique take on London's style and fashion pioneers over the past 200 years.
European Design Awards 2012
The European Design Awards 2012, a comprehensive annual awards program that recognizes the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe, is now open for entries.
Association of Illustrators Appoints Heng Khoo as Managing Director
Heng Khoo has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Association of Illustrators (AOI), the organization that campaigns for rights on behalf of its members, and his arrival comes at a time as it prepares for its 40th anniversary next year.
Art Directors Club Announces ADC 91st Annual Awards Juries
The Art Directors Club has announced juries for Photography, Illustration and Motion categories for the ADC 91st Annual Awards.
Quentin Blake Wins Prince Philip Designers Prize 2011
Quentin Blake, one of Britain's best-loved illustrators and the man who created the world-famous images of the Big Friendly Giant and Matilda, named the winner of the 2011 Prince Philip Designers Prize by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at a ceremony at the Design Council in London.
ADC 91st Annual Awards
ADC 91st Annual Awards is now open for entries. Strenuously and scrupulously judged, the not-for-profit ADC's Annual Awards is one of the most venerable shows in the world.
Memories: 144 Creative Artists Come Together for Limited Edition Art Book
Memories is a collective of 144 British and international artists who have each designed and donated a bespoke work of art to illustrate and interpret 12 true life stories of loss and survival from cancer.
Making Great Illustration
Making Great Illustration examines the work of some of the world's best illustrators, with images of their artwork, photographic portraits and shots of their studios, it lifts the lid on the generally hidden processes involved in the creation of illustration from concept to finished work.
Know Your Rights
The Illustrators Guide to Business course continues next week with the third session - Know Your Rights presented by speaker, AOI project manager and illustrator, Derek Brazell.
Wacom Inkling: Digital Sketch Pen
Wacom Inkling is a new digital sketch pen that captures a digital likeness of your work while you sketch with its ballpoint tip on any sketchbook or standard piece of paper.
Cut&Paste International Digital Design Competition 2011: Call for Competitors
Adobe and Cut&Paste announced the call for competitors for the Cut&Paste signature event, the Digital Design Tournament. This "Iron Chef" for design tour is held live in 12 cities worldwide.
Third Series of London 2012 Olympic Stamps by Studio David Hillman
The third series of ten Royal Mail's London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games stamps go on sale on July 27, 2011 to mark the one year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games.
Casa Rex Amplifies the Concept of Illustration in Children's Book Design
Gustavo Piqueira, head of Casa Rex, has developed the graphic design and illustrations for the book "The Chameleon-lion" (O Leao-camaleao), recently released by the Brazilian publishing house, Editora Biruta.
The Serco Prize for Illustration River Thames Exhibition
The Serco Prize for Illustration competition was organised by London Transport Museum in partnership with the Association of Illustrators and made possible for the second year running by Serco.
Symphony City: Illustrator Amy Martin Releases Sophisticated Children's Book
Award-winning, Los Angeles-based artist Amy Martin will release her first illustrated children's book, Symphony City, this July.
Varoom 15: Knowledge
The Association of Illustrators released Varoom 15. For Varoom 15 they have travelled from the Land of Blind Faith, through Imagination County and ended up at Resolution Mountains.
European Design Awards 2011
The European Design Awards has launched the call for entries for ED-Awards 2011.
SketchBook O App for iPad
O, The Oprah Magazine has collaborated with Autodesk to release the SketchBook O App for iPad, an innovative painting and drawing app created specifically for O readers.
Varoom 14: Relationships
We need relationships to be predictable, and we need them to surprise us. We need security and thrills.
Luis Peso: Winner of Autodesk SketchBook Hero Image Contest
Autodesk has announced its SketchBook Hero contest winner, Luis Peso of Spain.
Nathan Love Delivers A Very Digital Xmas Animation and Illustrations for Esquire
Nathan Love recently contributed to the December issue of Esquire, the leading men's lifestyle magazine, for its holiday gift guide feature presented by contributing editor and world renowned filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld.
V&A Illustration Awards 2011
The V&A Illustration Awards are held annually to highlight the best book and editorial illustration published in the UK in the previous year.
Pictoplasma NYC: Annual Character Design Conference
Parsons The New School for Design will present Pictoplasma NYC, a conference celebrating the artistic creation of character design, on Saturday, November 13.
Shawn Crystal Illustrates the Atlanta Hawks for ESPN The Magazine's NBA Preview Issue
SCAD sequential art professor Shawn Crystal has collaborated with ESPN The Magazine and Marvel Comics for their NBA preview issue that hit newsstands Friday, Oct. 22.
Autodesk SketchBook Hero Image Contest
Autodesk announced a contest seeking images created by users of the Autodesk SketchBook digital painting and drawing products.
Casa Rex Initiates a New Direction in Illustrative Book Design
Casa Rex has developed the graphics for the book Our Movie, published by Edicoes Jogo de Amarelinha.