The Grolier Club

Grolier Club Exhibition McLoughlin Brothers Picture Books

The Grolier Club is holding a fascinating exhibition for collectors and admirers of children’s picture books called ‘Radiant with Color & Art: McLoughlin Brothers and the Business of Picture Books, 1858-1920’. More than 200 vibrantly colored children’s illustrated picture books, drawings, watercolors, and ephemera are on view from 6th December 2017 to 3rd February 2018. […]

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone first edition

Wizard!

‘Wizard! The magic of Harry Potter’ is at the British Library. The exhibition has on display an early draft of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, a deleted part from The Chamber of Secrets and much more. Wizard! The magic of Harry Potter is open until Wednesday 28th February 2018. Visit the British Library website […]

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Brian Stauffer illustrator

Winners of the Communication Arts Annual Illustration Competition 2017

Communication Arts announces the winners of their annual illustration competition 2017. The Illustration shown here is by Brian Stauffer, “For ‘The Spiritual Way beyond Bars,’ an article in Christianity Today about how prisoners serving life terms can find a life beyond prison bars through faith.” Mixed media, digital. There are some wonderful illustrations on show […]

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Jean Francois Porchez

A World of Words Lecture by Jean Francois Porchez

As godfather of modern French typography, Jean Francois Porchez will deliver a talk about his experiences and nuggets of typographic wisdom in designing custom typefaces for some of the world’s most recognizable brands: Le Monde, the Paris Metro, Louis Vuitton, Galleries Lafayette, Sephora, YSL Beauté, The Boston Consulting Group and Nespresso – just to name […]

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