Kindred Studio

Kindred Studio

Kindred Studio is the online moniker and artistic alter ego of Designer and Art Director Andrew Fairclough. Working with a minimal yet refined color palette, he crafts highly detailed imagery that pays homage to spot illustrations of the past and the textural wonders of degraded print. Based in Sydney his client list includes: Penguin, American Express, GQ, Random House, Jack Daniels The Globe & Mail, ESPN, Little White Lies and more.

 

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Recently Received

Munari's Books via grainedit.com

We’ve received some wonderful titles this week and i’m excited to share them. Included are entries from Nobrow, Laurence King, Princeton Architectural Press, D.A.P, Fshnunlimited and Chronicle Books. See all the books and images after the jump.

 

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Squarespace Cover Pages

Squarespace Coverpages

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David Doran

David Doran

David Doran is a freelance illustrator based in the UK. A recent graduate of Falmouth University, he creates rich and layered work with a strong sense of narrative and visual emotion. His clients include The New York Times, WIRED, Nobrow and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Heng Chun Liow

Heng Chun Liow

Thought provoking work from Heng Chun Liow, a Malaysian designer and student at  the Dasein Academy of Art.

 

 

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Roberto Montani

Roberto Montani

I’m throughly impressed with the quality and breadth of projects from Italian-based designer, Roberto Montani. His bold and often minimal approach to design results in work that is elegant, yet still remains playful and energetic.

 

 

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Update: Jolby & Friends

Jolby and Friends

Our friends at Jolby recently updated their site with an impressive line of new work including projects for Barista and St. Johns Bizarre. Also worth noting is their Spring Bloom print which is now available in their shop.

 

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Asuka Watanabe

Asuka Watanabe

Asuka Watanabe is a multidisciplinary designer, illustrator and occasional cookie artist.  A graduate of Tama Art University, she now splits her time between Tokyo and Los Angeles.

 

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Ladislav Sutnar: Visual Design in Action – Reprint

Ladislav Sutnar

On Tuesdsay, Designers & Books launched a special kickstarter campaign to reprint Ladislav Sutnar’s now classic Visual Design in Action. Published in 1961, the book has been out of print for over 40 years and due to it’s limited production, scarcely seen in the open market. If the campaign is successful, production will begin immediately and the book will be available as soon as this fall. To aid in the production, Designers & Books has enlisted an amazing team including Steven Heller, designer Reto Caduff and publisher Lars Muller. To support their efforts, please visit the official Kickstarter page and soon. Early backer discounts are available, but limited.

 

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