"I think it's a natural thing to remain curious when you're an artist..."
We sat down and talked with designer Steven Heller, famed art director of the New York Times for over 30 years, and designer of nearly 200 books
With his love of hand drawn type, making a mess with paint and ink and photocopying his face, it's no surprise that Mike Perry is one of our creative heroes.
We cornered Pictoplasma cofounder Lars Denicke for a quick chat about the evolution of Pictoplasma and what makes great character design.
"I am no artist. I am an artwork. When I die my skin will be removed, framed and given to the owner at that time."
"There is no future. We have evicted ourselves from our own cities, rendered our agriculture poisonous, criminalized the poor, aggrandised the rich, honored the stupid and ridiculed the intelligent."
"What I’m always trying to do is simplify the ideas down, distilling them into something that is powerful, and hopefully deep enough to engage the viewer..."
We caught up with Dan ahead of this year’s Flatstock, to quiz him on making a career in band poster design and his advice to fellow designers.
We tracked Rob down ahead of this year’s Flatstock, to quiz him on the methods behind his own brand of design madness.
"...there are no gimmicks and there are no tricks."
Johnny Kelly's talents include successfully merging Willie Nelson, Coldplay, 72 pigs and 874 trees into a beautiful animation about sustainable farming.