The Substance of Letters

On the occasion of Philippe Apeloig’s lecture “Abstract or not” at Mudam Luxembourg, Design Friends published a 24-pages catalogue in French and English. The interview was conducted by Arthur Dreyfus.

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Tired Of Bad News, Artist Illustrates All The Great And Awesome Things Of 2018

Left and right images by Mauro Gatti and featured with permission LA-based artist Mauro Gatti has but one rule when he illustrates, “If it doesn’t make you smile, change it.” This definitely rings true in his ‘ The Happy Broadcast ’ project, where the Italian-born creative, who has worked with brands including Google, Giphy, YouTube, … Continue reading Tired Of Bad News, Artist Illustrates All The Great And Awesome Things Of 2018

Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art

Jules Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Époque poster art. He has been called the father of the modern poster.

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Clarence Doore, pulp artist

It wasn't that long ago that men's magazines had covers like this. It takes some mental effort to imagine an elephant as a "killer brute" attacking a scantily clad woman. The illustrator who painted that cover was named Clarence "Boo" Doore (1913-1988). Source: Clarence Doore, pulp artist