Category: Illustration

1001 nights by Taschen

Taschen : folktales classics

Latest TASCHEN publications revives the legacy of folktales classics. The tales are accompanied by exquisite vintage illustrations from the past 200 years, including masterpieces from the legendary Danish artist Kay Nielsen, British artists Walter Crane and Arthur Rackham, and giants of 19th-century German illustration Gustav Süs, Heinrich Leutemann, and Viktor Paul Mohn. An extra-large fine Read More

London Illustration Fair 2017

London Illustration Fair 2017

London Illustration Fair 2017 will be back  in the first weekend of December. This will be the 7th event which was founded in 2013 by two school friends, Alastair Eland and Sam Bennett. They shared the aim of creating events that capture the enjoyment and creativity of an industry flourishing with talent and passion. The London Read More

Laura Laine

This Helsinki-based fashion illustrator is well-known for creating her striking images of dancing slender muses with flowing hair. Her whimsical unique handwriting  has caught the attention of clients all over the globe including top retailers and magazines such as Vogue and The New York Times. The recent postcard project in collaboration with Fashionary tells the Read More

Kay Nielsen. In the Dark Wood

The Golden Age of Illustration. Part 2 : Kay Nielsen

In the 1880s Illustration entered a prolific era that is generally regarded as a Golden Age. This happened because of the convergence of a number of factors : new printing techniques were being developed, paper production was becoming much cheaper, railways facilitated distribution throughout the continent, and the population was becoming wealthier as industrialization progressed. Read More

Krampus . Vintage post card

Winter Monsters. Krampus

Now Winter is opening  the doors into a pantheon of imaginary supernatural beings. Pre-Christian European mythology is full of those incredible characters. Later a pagan legends merged with Christian traditions and revealed a famous Christmas monsters who are usually became a shadows or counterparts of a saints. And because anti heros are always stealing the Read More

Edmund Dulac's illustration

Golden Age of Illustration. Edmund Dulac

Edmund Dulac is bringing us back to the glorious heritage of so-called Golden Age of Illustration (1880s – 1930) He was one of the most memorable artists and was born in 1882, 15 year after another icon of that era illustrator Arthur Rackham. He was born in Toulouse, France and was artistically inclined from very Read More

Vogue

The Vogue magazine cover illustrations

The style and history
1892 – 1940. Part 1

In 1892, Arthur Turnure founded Vogue as a weekly newspaper in the United States, sponsored by Kristoffer Wright;
the first issue was published on December 17 of that year, with a cover price of 10 cents (equivalent to $2.64 in 2015). Read More