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Interviews

Paul Pope Talks ‘Battling Boy’, His Creative Process, His Influences, and Keeping it Fresh

"I think it's a natural thing to remain curious when you're an artist..."

Designer Steven Heller Talks Portfolios, Art Direction, and Taking Chances

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

An Interview with Mike Perry

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.

Pictoplasma: Bringing Character Design to Life

We cornered Pictoplasma cofounder Lars Denicke for a quick chat about the evolution of Pictoplasma and what makes great character design.

The Human Canvas: Tim the Tattoo Man

"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."

Stanley Donwood’s Lost Angeles

"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."

Mark Gardner on Designing the Mad Men Title Sequence

"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..."

DKNG Studios on Band Poster Art

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.

Rob Jones on Taxidermy, Jack White and Great Band Poster Design

We tracked Rob down ahead of this year’s Flatstock, to quiz him on the methods behind his own brand of design madness.

Platon on Photographing Gaddafi, Tahrir Square Stories and Our Need for New Cultural Heroes

"...there are no gimmicks and there are no tricks."

Johnny Kelly on Animation and Conquering Creative Block

Johnny Kelly's talents include successfully merging Willie Nelson, Coldplay, 72 pigs and 874 trees into a beautiful animation about sustainable farming.

Jeffrey Lewis Talks New York, Illustrated Songs And The Future Of Indie Comics

Jeffrey is not only a lyrical wonder, he’s also a prolific comic artist who has been producing comics since childhood.