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News for November 2012

Oscar Wilson and Canongate Books Win Best Jacket Design Award

Oscar Wilson and Canongate Books Win Best Jacket Design Award

We are proud to announce that Oscar Wilson’s illustration for Canongate Books Gil Scott Heron Memoir: ‘The Last Holiday’ won the Best Jacket Design category at last night’s British Book Awards. The judges commented on the work: “This arresting design evokes 60s counter-culture art in a contemporary and well-realised concept, with front/rear covers and spine working together to create a powerful and effective image.” Oscar worked closely with Art Director Rafi Romaya to deliver this winning piece of work. As a massive fan of soul / funk / jazz music; Oscar was delighted to be involved with the project, and very proud that his first ever typographic portrait was of such a great as Gil Scott Heron. Rafi explains the project and why she commissioned Oscar: “The plan was to create a bespoke and personalised jacket befitting for Gil’s memoir, The Last Holiday. Taking inspiration from Gil's landmark collection 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised',...

Tado / Tai Po Mega Mall Halloween Celebrations

Tado / Tai Po Mega Mall Halloween Celebrations

Tado were invited to create this years Halloween installation at the Tai Po Mega Mall in Tai Po, Hong Kong. The 'Halloween Planet' setting included 3D stage props, bespoke large scale fibreglass figures, promotional giveaway items and a lot of ghoulish fun!The pair even had the opportunity to design some special Halloween snacks for the occasion - 'Bloody Finger Fries' anyone??The installation was the centrepiece of the mall's decorations and was the stage for several promotional events.To see more of Tado's work click here.

Stephan Walter / The Daily 2013 Gadget + Gift Guide

Stephan Walter / The Daily 2013 Gadget + Gift Guide

Stephan Walter has created a suite of typographic illustrations for The Daily’s 2013 Gadget Guide available now on iPad. Curated by the Technology Editors of The Daily, the second annual Gift and Gadget Guide features the very best in everything from personal technology that came roaring down the pipeline in 2012. And not only can you browse what's hot, you can buy it too: every single product is available for purchase within the app. Even the all electric sports car. Nice.

Joe Wilson / Ray Harryhausen Film Poster

Joe Wilson / Ray Harryhausen Film Poster

Joe Wilson has been commissioned by Arrow Films to create the official poster for the new film ‘RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN’, the definitive Harryhausen documentary.Joe was honoured to work on the poster for such a great documentary about an incredible talent, the father of stop frame animation and special effects. For those who don’t know, Ray Harryhausen is a visual effects creator best known for his work on Jason and the Argonauts and the original Clash of the Titans.A version of the poster will also be used for the DVD and Blu-Ray packaging. You can read more about the Ray and the film on Ray's website, along with screening dates.

Harry Malt / Action Aid Power In People

Harry Malt / Action Aid Power In People

Harry Malt was commissioned by M&C Saatchi London to illustrate the above for Action Aid to help promote their new Power In People initiative.Harry is available for commission so click here to see more of his portfolio.