UK-based illustrator and typographer Sean Freeman was recently commissioned to design a cover fit for New York Times Magazine‘s annual health issue. Using a combination of photography and digital editing, Sean rendered “The Fountain of Youth” headline in such a way that, upon closer inspection, is extraordinarily subtle in aquatic detail. The health issue is on […]
Photographer Peter Funch shot the hypothetical characters renting out your apartment via the increasingly popular/controversial, Airbnb, for an article in New York Magazine‘s latest issue. Each scene depicts the very different types of people who use Airbnb, their personalities, and the way they settle in the generic New York apartment with a bit of a catch: […]
For WIRED Magazine‘s biggest interview to date, featuring Edward Snowden, illustrator Steve Wilson channeled his inner hacker to create a splash page with a hidden message. The issue focusses on the the recent NSA scandal made public by Snowden, so Steve designed a page that holds multiple secret messages within its vectored lines- which was then […]
Illustrator and designer Alex Trochut recently created a stunning visual for the cover of Vanity Fair’s appropriately named “Style Issue”, hitting stands in September. The special periodical is set to feature a list of 2014′s best dressed individuals, and so a luxe, hand-lettered approach ended up being the perfect solution. Feast your eyes on the final […]
Sean Freeman is passionate about typography, much like the former foundry, Hoefler & Co.; a New York City design giant for over twenty years. As a designer, Sean consistently gravitates toward the unexpected by incorporating new techniques in his work. For an article in New York Magazine‘s latest issue, he took the Gotham typeface put on the map […]
James Day landed the cover of Vanity Fair UK’s spring 2014 design issue with this still life photo he shot for the annual time piece feature. James and set designer, Brigit Hegarty, were asked to create images based around five different movements from the history of art; Cubism, Biomorphism, Popart, Surrealism and Brutalism.
Sean Freeman was commissioned by The New York Times Magazine to create this type treatment for the opener of their most recent cover story. Sean applied a wood-block texture to each letter, giving the work a completely custom, hand-crafted feel.
For the travel section of Vanity Fair UK’s March issue, James Day photographed this graphic still life flashing the season’s hottest sunnies.
For their Most Innovative Companies 2014 issue, Fast Company assigned Nick Meek to the GoPro. In classic Meek style, Nick set off to the alps to photograph an eagle wearing a GoPro camera, a reenactment of a video-gone-viral last year exemplifying the limitlessness of this hot new device.
Alex Trochut reworked the fashion cover story of Redmilk Magazine‘s Creative Visionaries issue with a series of drippy graphics and playful type. See below for Redmilks’ video interview with Alex about his method, process, and inspiration.
Sean Freeman created this intricate piece of typography for the November/December issue of Foreign Policy. Upon closer inspection, you’ll find a complex constellation of line work making up the number 100 in commemoration of 2013′s leading global thinkers.
For this December’s issue of Vanity Fair, Nick Foulkes penned an article on what he would be lusting after this Christmas and James Day was asked to illustrate his piece with a still life series of Nick’s wish list.
Joaquin and Brian of TrujilloPaumier are published in a 10-page spread about Kolkata in Afar‘s October 2013 issue. This selection of images are part of a much larger body of work shot during their travels to India.
James Day was recently commissioned by The New Yorker to photograph Alan Rusbridger- Editor in Chief of The Guardian. Published in print and out on newsstands today, the article can also be viewed online by clicking here.
New on L/L the roster this fall is London-based illustration and design studio, La Boca! They’ve worked on a wide spectrum of projects ranging from limited edition vinyl record sleeves through to full-scale advertising campaigns that touch just about every type of media and below is only a sampling of what La Boca has done. What […]
Another stroke of genius by Craig & Karl for Vogue.co.uk‘s The Culture Edit blog. The focus of this month’s contribution is the Notting Hill Carnival which takes place for two days starting August 25th. “A pattern of a parade of patterned people to celebrate the spectacle that is the Notting Hill Carnival.” -Craig & Karl
For their monthly contribution to Vogue.co.uk‘s Culture Edit blog, Craig & Karl were asked to depict Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor’s volatile relationship through illustration. Set to air this fall, the piece was created in honor of BBC4′s new drama, Burton and Taylor. Craig & Karl write, “here we reflect on the fragmented and ultimately […]
Craig & Karl created this fun piece of typography for the cover of New York Magazine’s ‘Best Doctors 2013′ issue. A great way to cure a case of the Monday’s, the duo designed clever medical graphics for each letter, proving time and again what extraordinary creative problem-solvers they are.