To be unique in a world that's saturated with amazing visuals is no easy feat. Somehow, though, Swedish visual artist Kom Tillbaka has found a way to navigate the world of graphic and visual art with seeming ease - maintaining a unique flavour from day one.
Over the last ten years, illustration has gained ever greater cultural currency. As well as taking advantage of new online platforms, artists have shown they're capable of more than 'just' commercial commissions – as Jean Jullien's stratospherically popular Peace for Paris symbol proves. And that is, in part, thanks to independent publisher Nobrow. Set up in 2008 as a small press, Nobrow did something few others were doing at the time and put illustration at the forefront of its books and magazines.
We caught up with Hayley and BRICK’s Editorial Director Sam Butler to talk about the power of independent publishing, all that the magazine stands for, and how it came to be...
After getting to know Josh, we weren’t content to leave it there. We had to understand the thinking behind his process more clearly, and look to tease out the lessons from his work ethic; lessons we hope will inspire and motivate others on their own creative journeys.
We sat down with Joy, on the eve of her first solo-exhibition, with a keen interest in understanding how she approached the brief, and in finding out what tips she has for other young artists.
We hit up Jess ahead of our 50/50 project with Amnesty International to talk creative process, censorship, and challenging the status quo.
Get to know the names behind the world's most striking contemporary urban art.
We caught up Stephelle of MASS GOLD to talk precious metals, sexy criticism, and why studying just wasn't for her
We had a chat with old skool raver turned fine artist Daniel David regarding his love of rave culture, BMX, and traditional stonemasonry.
We caught up with Calum Jacobs to discuss some of the issues tackled in Caricom magazine.
Valerie Hui talks design, inspiration, and what it takes to run women's workwear brand, Otho London.
New Kickstarter-funded book Clubbed plans to explore the rich visual history of UK club culture – everything from logos and lanyards to fonts and flyers. We talk with the man behind the book - designer Rick Banks - who tells the story behind eight of his favourite examples.
A conversation with Charlotte Mei about her work and personal history at her South London studio.
We caught up with Toby Evans in his south London home to discuss the inspirations and processes behind re-designing the iconic Kerrang! logo.
The fair hand behind the flurry of mysteriously alluring cyan-eyed, red-lipped faces scattered around the lampposts and hoardings of London.
Wherever you look, Yuki Haze is making waves in the creative scene.
We caught up with Singaporean illustrator Lydia Yang to discuss her work previous and future plans.
The Art of Ping Pong founder looks back on his journey so far.
We catch up with London based creative designer Becka Saville.
We spend a day in the studio with London based artist Joe Cruz.
A playlist selected by London based illustrator, Lynnie Zulu.
The London based illustrator making waves in the music and skate scene.