Q&A: Hayley Wall

neon pink

The Scold’s Bridle Illustration for a collaborative wallpaper with Hazel Critchley, Sophie Myers and Ashley Fauguel. Photographs courtesy of Hayley Wall Interview by Elizabeth Pollard Hayley Wall is a London based illustrator who recently graduated from the MA illustration course at Camberwell School of Arts. Despite not always imagining a career in illustration, since leaving […]

Kerouac’s Design Moment

Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac will never go out of fashion but right now he seems to be having a moment in the graphic design industry.

Lily Mixe’s Creatures of the Deep


Photographs courtesy of lilymixe.wordpress.com Words by Elizabeth Pollard Graphic and street artist Lily Mixe has creates beautiful illustrations inspired by daydreams and nature. With exquisite detail and fine inky lines, these aren’t the most obvious choice for the very temporary D-I-Y world of street art. But Lily’s sea creature paste ups have added to to […]

Peckham, Camberwell and the Clouds


The Great Outdoors of South London


Meanwhile: WIP


Words by Elizabeth Pollard Last night, in a busy, sweaty and very excited, Hoxton Gallery, was the Brighton Uni, BA Graphic Design and Illustration w.i.p show, Meanwhile, where I was absolutely blown away by the overall standard of work exhibited. I have always been under the impression the course was carried by the reputation of […]

Beach London


Images courtesy of facebook.com/beachlondon Words by Elizabeth Pollard Gallery, shop, agency, blog, collective… is there anything Beach London can’t do? These Shoreditch residents work with the world’s leading illustrators and designers to encourage them “to explore and develop their practice in a fine art context”. With collaborations with the likes of Pick Me Up and […]

Pick Me Up 2014


Words by Elizabeth Pollard Somerset House hosted the visual arts fair, Pick Me Up, for it’s seventh year. Celebrating the best in young illustrators and designers, this year had no shortage of exceptional talent. Selected by a panel of industry judges, including It’s Nice That, this years line up saw a huge variety in work, […]

Wrap Magazine

wrap Magazine

Words by Elizabeth Pollard As a skint art student, I’d often pop to Leather Lane market on a Thursday morning to buy old issues of Fantastic Man and Clash magazine for a pound. Being obsessed with archiving and collecting imagery, I couldn’t bear to cut up the careful design and photography, so I’d always buy […]