Wednesday, August 27, 2008

well this week is not a terribly inspired poster, but I would still have this...

I was just messing about with rhyme and such, I may make it better with a picture or something later

I am photographing some textiles now though so I can display some of my proper work!


Friday, August 22, 2008

Josh Keyes

I'm always on the hunt for new and interesting ideas, but in terms of new and interesting, I have to say that Josh Keyes takes the cake.

His painting and drawings are surrealistic/magic realism-ish and are reminiscent of cross sections of landscapes. I love the nature/urban theme in his work - its an interesting take on an almost tired theme

please, PLEASE go and look at his work (


Wednesday, August 20, 2008

book of bosh

I have such a fetish for books and book covers, and I recently rediscovered this 'Book of Bosh'.

If I'm not mistaken, this was printed in 1975, and yet the graphics are very current looking.

I love the way the text has been used, and the colour combinations are definitely something I will take inspiration from. This is a good example of incorporating text and graphics!

you haven't seen the last of this book! It would be a sin not to post some of these illustrations and prose :)


Tuesday, August 19, 2008

whimsical poster

Well it is a new week, I think I can post my next poster...

I didn't want to use the same 'kitch' picture for the unicorn, so i managed to find a woodcut called 'the unicorn and the pope'

whimsical :)


Saturday, August 16, 2008

arty day...sigh...

The sun was shining, the birds were singing, what better way to spend the day than squirreled away in a few galleries? Its been so long since I went to any type of exhibition, and I was pining for some art!!

I started off the day with a trip to the Bell Roberts gallery in Woodstock ( to see Print '08, an exhibition of the everchanging art of print making. I have to say, although I can be quite a critic, that on the whole, the work was very impressive. It was gentle, subtle and mature. I am really big on art that experiments with paper, and was blown away by the work of Lyndi Sales( ) I posted one of her pieces above.

I always hope when I visit an exhibition that I will leave feeling different, better, or at least, more the same. the art yesterday made me feel a certain tenderness towards the world. I like that.


Friday, August 15, 2008

first weekly poster-OH DEER!

well here is my first ever poster...I think it is pretty cool! well...yes, it is a kind of bad pun type thing...but that's what is edgy about it, non?


Wednesday, August 13, 2008


I am surely not the only one who finds posters enigmatic , obscure and exciting. In fact, I know I'm not! Lately I have been noticing more and more of them around. And thus, I have come to the conclusion that no designer should be without a poster. Why not make a few of my own? For now though, I have published 2 pretty cool ones, the first one is from and the 2nd one from (boy, is this guy good!)

I'll post one of mine next, and I will probably try and get one up every week, then you can help me decide which ones to get printed?