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News for October 2016

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Sam Chivers / The Guardian

Sam Chivers worked with The Guardian to produce a stunning series of animated illustrations to accompany the article ‘What will the airport of the future look like?'Sam’s work naturally veers towards that blurry point between science and nature, and so it is no surprise that Sam was the perfect artist to visualise the subjects of the article - transport, alternative energy, biodiversity and innovation. Sam beautifully animated each illustration and you can see them action here along with the article on The Guardians website.Follow the link for Sam’s full portfolio and profile.

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Florian Schommer / The Folio Society / Science Fiction Anthology

We’re delighted that the time has come to share Florian Schommer's outstanding illustrations for The Folio Science Fiction Anthology, introduced and edited by Brian W. Aldiss - published by The Folio Society.Science fiction has always been a fertile home for the short story and this special Folio collection is a shining constellation of science-fiction stars, each story exemplifying the very best of the genre.Florian is an illustrator and graphic designer, who in 2013 graduated from Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences with a degree in Communication & Graphic Design, and since then has been continuing his artistic practice in Hamburg. In addition to his freelance work, he co-founded the kjosk collective, creating original designs for clients all over the world. He received the FWA site of the day in 2013, the ADC Bronze Award in 2013, the ADC Student of the Year Award in 2014, the Illustrative Nominee Award in 2014, and three ADC Gold Awards in 2014.You can now get your...

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Viktor Koen / SNF Cultural Center / Athens

Début’s own Viktor Koen, illustrator, designer, and fine artist, recently completed an on-site installation for an impressive cultural center combining the National Library of Greece, Greek National Opera and Stavros Niarchos park, designed by noted Italian architect Renzo Piano. The installation houses Bréal’s Marathon Silver Cup, presented to the first marathon winner at the inaugural Modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. In Viktor’s words: “As the cup landed in its permanent SNFCC home, it became clear that we needed a comprehensive solution to document the cup’s history for standing readers, designed intriguingly enough to keep them reading to the end. Other than archival images accompanying every angle of the story and an editorial inspired layout, a long dynamic illustration occupying the full length of the frieze seemed to be just the visual device to wrap everything together and turn the connection between reader and text into an...