December zine: Eleni Kalorkoti

Curator: Sam’s Myth
date: March 26, 2014
Categories: Illustration
Tags: Eleni Kalorkoti, illustration

Eleni Kalorkoti did what a lot of us think about doing but don’t actually do—cranked out an ongoing personal project for an entire year. Her monthly zines seemingly coalesce thoughts, ideas and tidbits from her life and mind into an ever-changing graphic diary of sorts that you can buy and collect, each month having its own sort of feeling or theme. 

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Anna Kövecses

Curator: Sam’s Myth
date: March 25, 2014
Categories: Brand & Identity Systems Design, Illustration
Tags: Alphabet, Anna Kövecses, illustration

I adore the professional and personal projects of Anna Kövecses, a Hungarian designer working in Cyprus, such as the illustrations for the BBC’s “500 Words” story-writing competition seen above and below. Anna’s colorful and iconic illustration style retains a flatness that I love, defying the clichéd demand of art directors everywhere: “more depth.”

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We Buy Your Kids

Curator: Sam’s Myth
date: March 24, 2014
Categories: Design for Entertaining, Illustration, Promotional Design & Advertising
Tags: Design, illustration, Movie posters, wbyk, we buy your kids
Among my favorite artists working in the design world today are Webuyyourkids, the alias of Australian design partners Sonny Day and Biddy Maroney. Their iconic illustration style has adorned countless tour posters and album covers, and most recently, the walls of Austin’s Mondo Gallery—with their own show of silkscreened film posters.
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Illustrated Etymology: Adam R. Garcia

Curator: Jeshurun Webb
date: May 31, 2013
Categories: Illustration, Information Design
Tags: definition, etymology, illustration, language

“Illustrated Etymology” is a side project by Adam R. Garcia which serves as a visual lexicon to unpack the true complexity of the origins of words like “ciabatta,” “average” and “hazard.” He invites illustrators to contribute and also accepts submissions.

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Luke Pearson and Nobrow

Curator: Jamin Hegeman
date: February 27, 2013
Categories: Book Design, Illustration
Tags: comics, illustration, Luke Pearson, storytelling
I’m not sure how I stumbled upon Nobrow, a small publishing company focused on graphic art, illustration and comics, but Luke Pearson’s comic style and storytelling quickly caught my attention. And before I knew it, I had ordered Hildafolk, Hilda and the Midnight Giant, Hilda and the Bird Parade and Everything We Miss.
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