Feature: Illustration

 
Crayon game

Crayon game

The unexpected craze for adult colouring books has created a bonanza for publishers. Can they keep it…

 
The long look

The long look

Creating playful, thoughtful images for The Guardian’s ‘long read’ section relies upon a close…

 
Modernist cottage industry

Modernist cottage industry

For more than a decade, Ruth Artmonsky has been publishing modest, readable books about design and…

 
Ambition and illustration

Ambition and illustration

Alan Male welcomes a return to the ‘polymath principle’, the idea that an illustrator should engage with…

 
Colouring in the city

Colouring in the city

Camille Walala’s exuberant, colourful designs for the Splice Post building bring warmth and vitality to…

 
Writing the city

Writing the city

Signwriter Pete Hardwicke has left his mark on a significant area of London

 
Critical heat on the Aegean coast

Critical heat on the Aegean coast

A workshop in a remote Turkish village gave international students a chance to explore what design can…

 
The first couple of American billboards

The first couple of American billboards

Otis and Dorothy Shepard, the ‘Scott and Zelda’ of mid-century advertising graphics, were neglected when…

 
Chasing perfection

Chasing perfection

From Penguin bestsellers to Royal Mail stamps; from elaborate playing cards to the covers of Radio…

 
To have and to hold

To have and to hold

The challenges of digital publishing have galvanised a new spirit in book design and production. Is it…

 
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