Thursday, 17 December 2009

Style and Personality

The internationally operating illustration agent Anna Goodson talks about her work. She is the boss and founder of Anna Goodson Management HQ, located in Montreal, Canada Mrs Goodson, how do agents and illustrators get in touch with each other? Is there a 'typical scenario'?


Thursday, 10 December 2009

Illustrative 09


Thursday, 29 October 2009

Lorenzo Petrantoni at Illustrative


Monday, 26 October 2009

Takashi Koshii at Illustrative


Saturday, 24 October 2009

Winners Swatch Young Illustrators Award

Illustrative is proud to announce the winners of Swatch Young Illustrators Award 2009. Swiss illustrator Julia Bruderer was awarded the Swatch Young Illustrators Award on Sunday, 18th October. The Award ceremony was hosted by the international art festival Illustrative, where the exhibition of the 30 shortlisted artists, which were handpicked by an international jury of experts, will be on show until November 1st.


Friday, 23 October 2009

Akinori Oishi at Illustrative


Thursday, 22 October 2009


12 visuals have been selected for SHIFT 2010 CALENDAR! The Shift Calendar Competition started in 2003 with an aim to discover fresh creators. For the 7th competition of this year we have received 1,837 entries from 38 countries. 12 carefully selected works will decorate each month of the Shift calendar, which will be on sale from October 20th and appeared in shops and galleries around the world.

Among the winners are:

Vi / graphicairlines (Hong Kong)>br>
Postics (Japan)
Calvin Ho (Hong Kong)
Aki Suzuki (Japan)
Eva Jane Hogan (Ireland)
Pawel Fabjanski (Poland)
Shunsuke Sugiyama
Yuka Itono (Japan)
Mario Sughi (Italy)
NANOOK (Japan)
Martin / FunkFu (Czech Republic)
Natsuki Arai

The SHIFT 2010 Calendar was released on October 20th.



Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Sebastien Preschoux at Illustrative


Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Unlike Berlin

With customised maps, digital apps galore, recommendations from local insiders and a regularly updated 'Pulse' blog, Unlike is a tool for the modern industrialists: A team of culture-savvy journalists and fashion, art and music professionals recommend the highlights of Berlin and 10 other cities worldwide with constantly updated information written in punchy reviews. - beyond a static city guide - is about instant access and mobility: By becoming a member, you’ll be able to create multiple personal tours and guides and utilize our location-based services. Member-only swag like guest list entry and discounts are par for the course, and early insider tips come your way first.


Sunday, 18 October 2009

Monday, 12 October 2009

Belio is an experimental art and design project

Within the realms of this initiative, there is space for all kinds of innovative projects: from the publication of a magazine (printed or online), to organising presentation parties, concerts, experimental festivals, exhibitions and artistic performances...


Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Nominees Young Illustrators Award 2009

Category Illustration

Takao Aoyama (Tokyo), Julia Bruderer (Zurich), Ciou (Brussels), Evah Fan (Stockholm), Katia Fouquet (Berlin), Paul-Henri Masson (Paris), Christoph Ohanian (München), Damien Poulin (London), Alex Trochut (Barcelona), Rich Tu (New York), Deepa Vekaria (London), Marco Wagner (Würzburg)


Tuesday, 6 October 2009

BLOGmag - The only italian students'magazine.

BLOGmag is an italian magazine born in Bologna in 2005 from the idea of a group of high-school students. After the first year, with three numbers distribuited in all the high-schools of the city, it has started growing, reaching more and more cities and schools, until the 28 cities of the last year.


Wednesday, 30 September 2009


A Magazine made in Freiburg, which is created, financed and realised by Students. It contains a world of knowledge about Design, Typography and Art. It also acts as an educational and communicational platform between Students and International Design and between Apprentices and Experts.


Tuesday, 29 September 2009


A Magazine created by the Design Faculty at Mannheim College. It not only contains Students' projects and artwork but is also filled with Interviews and reports. It acts as a Public sphere for Students, providing them with the opportunity to publish their work and to gain contacts for the future.


Monday, 28 September 2009

Die Nacht

A One Man Magazine focusing on Photography, Design and Subculture. The magazine is dedicated to confronting the Mainstream. 'Die Nacht' is published twice yearly with 1000 issues.


Sunday, 27 September 2009


Dpi has already 11 years of history and is a well known design magazine to the artist and designers in Taiwan. Dpi magazine provides a platform for designers and unique stores from different countries to introduce themselves and demonstrate their work pieces and products to readers in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong. It can also be considered as a platform for designers from all over the world to exchange new concepts.


Friday, 25 September 2009


Zoot is an independent Losbon based magazine that delivers Portuguese and International fashion and music in a strong graphical concept from a global perspective. Published in English language, four times a year, ZOOT introduces trends, design, catwalk shows and cultural happenings.


Thursday, 24 September 2009

Arte y Parte

In its twelve years of existence Arte y parte has been consolidated as one of the most consulted art magazines in Spain and Portugal.


Wednesday, 23 September 2009

This is a Magazine

Founded in 2002 in Milan Italy, This is a magazine has been described as a publishing phenomenon.


Tuesday, 22 September 2009


Meat is a independently published journalistic showcase of illustration, short fiction and documnetary photography dedicated to launching new talent and giving them a place to experiment.


Monday, 21 September 2009

Graphic Korea

GRAPHIC is a quarterly magazine published in Seoul, Korea. GRAPHIC, which was first published in January 2006, focuses its attention on the other trends of graphic design which is different form the mainstream of it and on the phenomena thereof. It has a characteristic of in-depth approach for one theme with the editorial policy of one issue-one theme.


Sunday, 20 September 2009


DROME magazine is a prestigious, alternative and cosmopolitan Italian quarterly that deals with the contemporary world of art and culture, taking on a different theme in every issue.


Saturday, 19 September 2009

Volume Project

Volume is an independent quarterly magazine that sets the agenda for design. With going beyond architecture’s definition of ‘making buildings’ it reaches out for global views on designing environments, advocates broader attitudes to social structures, and reclaims the cultural and political significance of architecture.


Friday, 18 September 2009

Das Auge - The creative network

 is the UK sibling of acclaimed design directory dasauge, one of the most popular design portals on the net.


Thursday, 17 September 2009

90 +10

90 +10 is the magazine dedicated to design, creativity, art, fashion, technology, music and lifestyle. Through a high visual content, excellent quality and a look interdisciplinary, 90 +10 sample every issue the best in design, creativity, trends and lifestyle, from here and the world, covering issues such as industrial design, graphic,


Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Étapes:International design and visual culture

Étapes international is a quarterly magazine focused on contemporary graphic design. It is structured in 3 parts, News: showing recent projects created in the areas of visual identity. Substance and Style: containing feature articles on transverse, monographic, geographical or historic themes and Time for Text: featuring essays and reviews of books.


Monday, 14 September 2009

Graphic design: BOXHORN

A magazine made by Design students from Aachens University faculty of Design. BOXHORN is a full time project, where professional editorial work is created and then published. Always new and always diverse BOXHORN is constantly reinventing itself.


Saturday, 12 September 2009


Following the raging succes of the virgin issue of O.K. Periodicals, a second edition follows suit. The theme: Failure, or how I learned to appreciate my mistakes. Through an intriguing graphic approach, this magazine shows how to work with mistakes, and make the most of them.


Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Streetwear today


Streetwear today is an international magazine for street culture, fashion, street art and music - the industry leader for 6 years now and running.

The magazine previews international trends in street-wear and cover cultural aspects as well as life-style. Besides featuring new products and innovative fashion brands, shops and the most relevant artists, streetwear today is specialized in themes like action-sports, the sneaker phenomenon, accessories, toys, technological innovation and cars.

From the beginning streetwear today is well known for its characteristic layout and extraordinary print quality.
The magazine is issued in English and distributed by different channels over the world.
Thus streetwear today attracts the atttention of a woldwide readership, which consists of opinion leaders of the international street-wear and fashion-industry.

4 issues /yearly


Friday, 28 August 2009



Pipit is an independent art portal and creative consultancy based in Malaysia. According to their mission statement, it was initiated as a means to encourage and support independent artists and designer internationally.


Thursday, 27 August 2009

One Day Self Publishing Fair. September 5th 2009


September starts with a weekend dedicated to art publications this year, among them "Unter dem Motto - One Day Self Publishing Fair", hosted by Motto Berlin. On Saturday, September 5th, 60 publishers from 18 countries, selected by Nieves, Rollo Press and Motto, will fill the spaces of Motto bookshop and Chert gallery with their productions.

This one-day event presents an eclectic mix offering a careful overview on the importance and constant growth of autonomous publishing nowadays, from home-printed zines to publications by renowned institutions. 40 booths will give the oportunity to the audience to meet the publishers and browse titles in a friendly athmosphere.

"Unter dem Motto" is organized in parallel of the presentation of the newly acquired exhibition "KIOSK - Modes of multiplication" on Thursday, September the 3rd, at Kunstbibliothek Berlin and the Art Books fair: "Miss Read", organized by KW Institute for Contemporary Art, from September 4th to 6th.

Unter dem Motto
Saturday, September 5th
12.00 am - 12.00 pm

Skalitzer Str. 68
10997 Berlin
U1 Schlesisches Tor
Tel: +49 30 75442119

4478 Zine. Erik Van Der Weijde (NL)
Archive Books (DE/IT)
Asher Penn (US)
Back Cover (FR)
Bart de Baets (NL)
BAT Editions (FR)
Bbooks (DE)
Bedford Press (GB)
Beni Bischof (CH)
Bernhard Cella (AT)
Boa Books (CH)
Bookhorse (CH)
Cannon Magazine NL)
Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory (NL)
Clouds (NZ)
Colophon.David Bennewith (NZ)
Dent De Leone (GB)
Dexter Sinister/DDD (US)
Dynasty Zine (GR)
Ecu Press (CA)
Edition Fink (CH)
Famicon (GB)
Faund (CH)
Fillip (CA)
For Further Information (GB)
Form Content (GB)
FW. Hans Gremmen (NL)
Graphic (KR)
Hello zine (DE)
Innen (HU)
Islands Fold (GB)
Jan van Eyck Academy publications (NL)
Julia Born (CH)
Kaugummi (FR)
Kodoji Press (CH)
Larry's (CA)
May (FR)
Mieke Woestenburg (NL)
Mono.kultur (DE)
Montgomery Media (DE)
Na Kim (KR)
Nazi Knife (FR)
Onomatopee (NLs)
Orient Press (DE)
Paperback (GB)
Passenger (CH/CA)
Petunia (FR)
Piktogram (PL)
Rollo Press (CH)
Roven (FR)
Seems (US)
Serps Press (AU)
Shobo Shobo (FR)
Sister, Harsh Patel (US)
Slavs and Tatars (BE/US)
Starship (DE)
Task Newsletter (US)
The Lousy Livin' Company (DE)
The Mock (UK)
The National Grid (NZ)
The Uses of Literacy (US)
True True True (NL)
Turbo Magazine (CH)
Utrecht (JP)
Werkplaats Typogafie (NL)
Westphalie (DE)

Unter dem Motto is parallel to:

KIOSK Modes of multiplication | Opening 03.09.09 | Kunstbibliothek Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Matthäikirchplatz 6 | 10785 Berlin |

MISS READ | 04.09. – 06.09.2009 | KW Institute for Contemporary Art | Auguststr. 69 | 10117 Berlin |


Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Aesthetica Magazine


Aesthetica’s August-September issue fuses some of the arts world’s biggest names, with the modesty of Artists Anonymous – a unique collective practicing to shared acclaim.


Exploring the digital era, Part II: Digimag

Digimag is an e-magazine about the topics related to the world of digital art and culture, emphasizing the different existing realities and their synergies. Contents of the magazine are written from experts belonging to the Digicult network.



Farfalla is a magazine of visual essays on the subject of Communication Design. Each issue deals with a different feature of Communication Design and is therefore subjected to completely different formal and visual approaches, depending on the theme. Each edition is taken as a brand new working space.


dxi magazine

d[x]i is a quarterly publication devoted to creativity, visual culture and contemporary art making. Among its contents you will find subjects about industrial design, graphic design, interior design, photography, illustration, art, architecture as well as other cross-media disciplines.



"Castle" was not to become some impenetrable fortress of a magazine, but one to which all creatives could contribute, whatever their field. "Castle" is a platform which offers space for the progress of creativity and trends.


 is the world’s leading bi-lingual (Spanish/English) contemporary art magazine, focusing on both established and cutting-edge artists and with an appealing, easy design.


Submit: Shift Calendar Competition

To become part of the art-lover's year, submit your works to the Shift calendar competition.The online-magazine has been selecting 12 artists every year since 2003 to represent each month of the year. The calendar will be distributed worldwide.


Monday, 24 August 2009

form - The Making of Design

For more than 50 years, form has been one of the most renowned design magazines. In its current issue you’ll find unusual approaches towards the topic of medical design, the exciting genesis of a yacht, a luminaire and a radically neutral font, an interview with Chris Bangle about his plans post-BMW, an analysis of the amazing metamorphosis of the Monoblock plastic chair, and much more besides. Find the current issue here.


Wednesday, 19 August 2009

étapes: diseño y cultura visual


This spanish edition of offers a global, international and eternal glance on the design and the graphical culture, without ignoring the initial theme of the local context.


Tuesday, 18 August 2009


Neo2 is the most powerful Spanish language trends magazine on the market. Creatitivy and change in each issue represent a new challenge and are the main foundations of Neo2.


Monday, 17 August 2009

Spotted: DOTMOV Film Festival

DOTMOV will take place in several cities in Japan and overseas during the whole month of November, 2009. Last year, 23 works were selected out of 289 entrants from 37 countries. The festival is organised by Japanese online magazine Shift.


Monday, 10 August 2009

Exploring the digital era: Digicult

Digicult is an online/offline cultural and editorial platform from Italy, created with the aim to spread digital art and culture worldwide. It focuses on the impact of new technologies and modern sciences on art, design, culture, and contemporary society.


Friday, 7 August 2009

Spotted: kinki magazine


Unconventional, honest and rebellious: kinki magazine is a periodical for lovers of aesthetics, who have always been suspicious of the mainstream. Each issue features brand new stories about and with the people from Switzerland as well as with the rest of the world.


Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Luke Best


Luke Best is an illustrator working and living in London. He is represented by Heart agency and also part of the peepshow collective.


Friday, 19 June 2009

Eric Nyquist

Delicate creations from a genuine young American artist. Eric Nyquist was born in Turlock, USA. He studied at Art Center College of Design (BFA) in Pasadena, California.


Thursday, 18 June 2009

Yoh Nagao

“Good art work depends on how honestly and purely it is made”, Takashi Murakami once said on TV. This statement impressed young Japanese artist Yoh Nagao, whose works will be featured in his first solo show in Europe. The question how honestly his collage-based works are made is left open. What is certain is that these images, including a fur-wearing Bic Mac, humorously reflect the current zeitgeist.


Wednesday, 17 June 2009

Eva Han

Eva Han was born in Korea and currently lives in Belgium. From 1991-95 she studied to receive her B.A. in Spanish Literature and Art History at Dankook University, South Korea. From 1994-95 she received her M.A. from NAREA Design Institute Graphic Art, Seoul.


Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Gregori Saveedra

Gregori Saveedra was born in 1968 in Barcelona, Spain. In 1992 he graduated in Information Sciences (advertising speciality). Since 2003 he works as a freelance creative director, designer, illustrator, copywriter and art director. He has won numerous awards, including selected video artist by CANAL+ for the Be Ecoist project in 2008, winner at BD4D video art internacional contest in 2006, and selected video artist by Ruga Magazine for the Calippo project in 2006, among many others. He currently lives and works in Barcelona.


Monday, 15 June 2009

Jörn Kaspuhl

Jörn Kaspuhl is a freelance illustrator that was born and raised in Northern Germany.In 2002 he moved to Hamburg and started the Education in Illustration at the Department of Design on the University of Applied Sciences, where he graduated in October 2008.


Friday, 12 June 2009

Jorge Varela

This Argentinian born illustrator currently resides in Spain. From 1988-1991 Varela studied with Alberto Salinas at Garaycochea Drawing School. In 2007 he won an award at the Film Festival Madrid in the shorts category for "Jazz Song" as well as an award for Best Music at Jornada Internacional de Cine de Bahía for "Jazz Song".


Thursday, 11 June 2009

Tim Dinter

Tim Dinter, born in 1971, is both fascinated and suspicious of the precipitation with which the former east areas of Berlin are being reconstructed. Having moved to Berlin to study at the Kunsthochschule Weissensee, his first apartment was situated on the border between Wedding and Mitte (areas previously split by the wall) at which point he felt he had been transferred into a melancholy Wim Wenders film. Dinter’s works accordingly reflect a similar atmosphere to Wenders’ moving pictures and photographs.


Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Martin Haake

After some years living in London, Martin moved back to Berlin where he lives with his wife and his two little sons. He has been working as a freelance illustrator for about 14 years for clients all over the world: Barnes & Noble, Daimler Chrysler, Orange, JD Edwards, Bacardi, Pfizer, The Royal Society of Arts, Penguin Books, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg,Travel & Leisure, Elle and the Shangri-la Hotel, Hongkong.


Monday, 8 June 2009

Edwin Urisho

Edwin Ushiro utilizes some truly unique artistic techniques, a fusion of traditional and digital. Ushiro incorporates paint, ink, iron transfers, fabric and other materials into his work in order to achieve the desired moods and emotions. Ushiro has become one of the most buzz-worthy emerging artists working today.