World’s End Rum

“We set sail from the World’s End, crossing the forbidden sea, storms, sea monsters and… the unknown. Thirsty and out of our minds we reached the south islands and found this heavenly liquor.”

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The art of Derek Lea

Being an illustrator has to be one of the most fulfilling creative professions. After all, you get to create pieces of art day in, day out, and someone will pay you to do so while you’re still living. But what does an illustrator do when they reach the top of their game and remain there […]

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Folly Farm website

Folly Farm is a nature reserve just near Bath and Bristol. Combining wildflower meadows, a beautiful cluster of 18th century farm buildings, and a strip of ancient woodland rare into today’s Britain, the location is owned by the Avon Wildlife Trust. However, their website also looked like a relic of days yore so they wanted a redesign and […]

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Reykjavik re-imagined

Iceland didn’t have any painters working as the old masters did during the Renaissance, but Thrandur Thorarinsson is giving his country the art it deserves…

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Paint & Draw magazine

It’s aimed at people who paint as a hobby – they’re looking for inspiration, but they also want to improve their skills and try new things. It’s full of advice and painting tutorials, as well as artist interviews, inspiring painting ideas and exhibitions to visit.

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Metaphase and the Down’s syndrome superhero

“I think as a parent of a child with Down syndrome it’s immensely important to allow my son to know what the world thinks is realistic for him is not in his best interest. He has just as much a right to pursue his dreams just like anyone else.” – Chip Reece

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100 Best Typefaces Ever

“Bodoni!” That was the greeting the team used while we put together this 180-page luxury publication aimed at designers. And it so happens that Bodoni was the number two typeface on the list, as I consulted with designers across the industry and researched and wrote about dozens upon dozens of fascinating characters – both the letters and their designers!

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Political report for GMB

It was an important Congress for the GMB trade union, having recently elected a new General Secretary the political team were counting on us to make it the report sharp.

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