Print Club are now accepting submissions for Blisters - The Directors Cut, their 'big end of Summer hand pulled screenprinted poster show'.
As usual the 40 pieces selected from 40 artists will be from a range of 'established and emerging illustrators, designers and street artists', in editions of 40 and sold for £40!
Anyone can enter and the deadline for entries is Sunday 10 June 2012.
For those interested, here's the brief:
Submit an alternative movie poster in your own style inspired by your favorite film!
The catch is, you cannot use the title of the film at all.
Use of other text is allowed of course but it should stand alone as an image, scene or typographic piece, it doesn’t have to be an advertisement for the film!
Poster size B2 (700x500mm) and to be screenprinted!
More information here.
Well, how could I not have recognised the work of Saul Bass (don't worry I am truly ashamed!). It turns out that this is a pic of the cover of an original copy of the only children's book he ever designed - 'Henri's walk to Paris'. A book that he designed with Leonore Klein in 1962 and that has been out of print for many years until now.
"Henri’s Walk to Paris is the story of a young boy who lives in Reboul, France, who dreams of going to Paris. One day, after reading a book about Paris, he decides to pack a lunch and head for the city."
As of last week this gorgeous little book is back on the shelves and available here.
Via Brain Pickings.
Images (apart from the top one) from Brain Pickings.
Goodwood Revival last year, which is always an amazing gathering of classic cars.
It's been a long, long Winter of no car shows, so I'm already looking forward to the new season!
See our previous Auto Type posts here or check out our full collection on Flickr.
So here are a few more, from Dial-o-metric to Trigonomotry ratios, there's almost a dial for every occassion!
You can see the rest of my collection here or have a rummage for the others in our reference box.
ORAU (Oak Ridge Associated Universities).
They've got dials to calculate radiation dosage, Nuclear bomb effects, Nuclear weapon effects, x-ray exposure, decay rates, treatment times and Radium exposure. A much more useful collection than mine, which mainly consists of vintage promotional pieces!
See the full collection of Nuclear slide rules here and see some of mine here.
Images copyright ORAU.
The set of 6 stamps feature original illustrations of some of Dahl's best-loved characters; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The Twits and The Witches. Buy yours here!
Designers books, many of which I hadn't seen before. They're all fantastic, but it's the really bold, bright ones (above) that I'm most drawn to.
These beauties are from the personal collection of designer and art director, Sébastien Hayez who has 83 issues of Graphis and 15 Graphis annuals! You can see his full collection here along with lots and lots of other coveted design books - thanks for sharing Sébastien.
All images copyright Sébastien Hayez.