Kasper Ledet has an impressive collection of his design, illustration and artwork on his site. The Copenhagen native has worked with a handful of studios including a design in a book produced by Design Is Kinky. Whats most impressive and eye catching about his works unique style is he is only 17 years old and has no formal design training whatsoever. It's very inspiring to see another young artist at work like this, way to go Kasper.
by Lost At E Minor
One of the hardest working typographers we know, Mike Perry is currently working on his second book. Check out the Brooklyn-based designer's first book, "Hand Job: A Catalog of Type," which is a great collection of hand-drawn type out...
by Josh Rubin
The wild illustrations of Antonio Carvalho have recently been featured in Pictoplasma, the character illustration book and Web site. His work is inspired by childhood fantasies of creatures hiding in the refrigerator. I think they're all pretty...
First & Fifteenth
by Wendy Dembo
I love First & Fifteenth, a graphic novel by Steve Powers aka ESPO. I am tempted to tear out the pages and put them on my walls. But I love the stories too much. This book is done in an unique style of comic communication sans voice bubbles...
Ashley Wood Popbot
by Carol T Chung
Australian artist Ashley Wood weaves an interesting stream of thought story of sex, technology, and revenge in book 2 of Popbot. His style has the lyrical line quality of Dave McKean's work Cages. The richness of color is also similar to some of...
My Wonderful World of Fashion: A Book for Drawing, Creating and Dreaming
by CH Contributor
by Julie Wolfson No longer limited to superheroes or adorable animals, the new wave in coloring books offer the same creative outlet on an artsier scale with illustrations by talented artists like Nina Chakrabarti, who came up with the upcoming book...
Separated by land, sea and language, illustrators Jennifer Uman and Valerio Vidali collaborate on the historical tale
by Graham Hiemstra
As the incredible true story goes, in the mid-1800s the HMS Beagle, captained by Robert FitzRoy, landed in Tierra del Fuego on the coast of Patagonia. After one of his boats was stolen Fitzroy reportedly took a group of hostages including a boy he...
An interview with legendary illustrator Bill Plympton on his forthcoming book, friendship with Terry Gilliam and the future of adult animation in America
by Victor Reznik
At 13-years-old Bill Plympton wrote to Walt Disney asking for a job in the animation department. The young illustrator was initially rejected, but an Oscar nomination six years later for his animated short called "Your Face" led to Disney knocking...
The illustrated poetry magazine adds fiction to the mix in the October issue
by Rich Cunningham
For a glimpse at the changing face of poetry, cast aside the dusty anthology and make room for the 21st century's answer to an ancient art form—Popshot Magazine. Created in 2008, the British-based print magazine is now the flag-bearer for...
John Alcorn: Evolution by Design
A written retrospective of the American illustrator, commercial artist and designer
by CH Contributor
by Eva Glettner At his untimely death in 1992, John Alcorn left behind a storied legacy as an illustrator and graphic designer. From his start at famed Push Pin Studios with Milton Glaser to apprenticing with Lou Dorfman at CBS, Alcorn pushed boundaries...
The Thought Project
by Josh Spear
Danish thinker Simon Høegsberg conducted a social experiment over the course of 3 months where he stopped 150 strangers on the streets of Copenhagen and New York City and asked them what they were thinking about the second before he stopped...
The Circadian Tarot
A deck of cards in book form, featuring surreal watercolors by artist Michelle Blade
by Nara Shin
We first came across Michelle Blade's surreal watercolors when covering her multi-colored aura scarf, a collaboration with object-based periodical The Thing Quarterly. The LA-based artist mentioned spending the past year researching and painting...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Artist Michael Sieben updates the children's classic with characteristically kooky illustrations
by Graham Hiemstra
Originally published to great admiration in 1900, L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" has since secured itself as one of the most recognizable children's classics of all time. While the beloved story has stood the test of time HarperCollins...