Category Archives: books/magazines/publishing

To Watch: TV Series

A lot of my job as a creative researcher is dedicated to indiscriminately (emphasis on the indiscriminately) watching as many films, documentaries and television series as possible. It is both a blessing and curse.  But sometimes I stumble across some really … Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel Book

The Grand Budapest Hotel, which was released last year, not only drew acclaim for its splendid storytelling, but also for the meticulousness of it’s art direction and design. Annie Atkins was lead graphic designer on the film, working with director … Continue reading

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Book List

Because the thought of compiling of a gift guide brings on feelings of panic, I’ve decided to create a book list of recommended reading that could potentially help you over the festive season when free time is more plentiful. These … Continue reading

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Painted Elephants

Charles Fréger is a French photographer, born in 1975, who studied at the Rouen Art School. He is most well known for his Wilder Mann series – that captures the strange and surreal costumes worn by tribal communities in Europe to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Given that we are finishing off the work week it seems apt to do a round up of beautiful and interesting things. The final season of Mad Men is in full swing and I’m really enjoying it so far. I’m … Continue reading

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Miscellany

It’s been awhile since I did a miscellany post and it’s also a great opportunity to clear through the things I bookmarked for the blog.  Win-win. I hope you find it interesting. An old but great editorial shoot from 2012 titled … Continue reading

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Chinese Health Posters

The Art of Instruction by Katrien van der Schueren is a favourite in my humble collection of art books. This large book is a collection of illustrated educational charts from the 19th Century, covering topics from art, to design, science, and natural history. … Continue reading

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