The best graphic novelists talk about the best graphic novelists

Friday, 22 July, 2011

Six well known graphic novelists, including Peter Kuper, Bryan Talbot, Posy Simmonds, and Ariel Schrag, talk about what they admire in the work of their peers.

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The designed and illustrated guide to seeing Lisbon

Tuesday, 8 December, 2009

A novel way of seeing the Portuguese capital Lisboa, by lodging with local designers and illustrators.

Back in the centre of town we met up with our first new friend, comic book artist Filipe Abranches. After showing us around his studio, he invited us to join him and his friends for their weekly knees-up in a local bar, Palmeira (Rua do Crucifixo, 69). It was the drinking den of my dreams; everyone huddled around big wooden tables shouting and gesticulating, 80-cent beers and a brazen flouting of the smoking ban. By 10pm we were drunk, arguing about cartoons and eating pregos (steaks in buns).

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Find Australian illustrators at Picturepig

Wednesday, 18 February, 2009

Picturepig is an awesome collective of Australian illustrators and their work.

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DiK Connect – find creatives worldwide

Wednesday, 21 May, 2008

DiK Connect is a brand new initiative from the Design is Kinky crew to help narrow down the search for creatives worldwide for your next web or advertising project.

If you work for an agency, studio or company and regularly need to source illustrators, photographers, designers, animators, motion or Flash people then Connect is for you. We use our contacts, and our regular scouring of the web, magazines and books, to bring you a list of top-notch talent, hand-picked by the team at Design is Kinky. We deliver creative people from all over the world who are not only highly skilled but are experienced working with clients. We do the leg-work for you, saving you time and money by selecting only quality artists.

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Curvy 5 launch

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008

Curvy 5

Curvy 5 launches this Thursday, April 3, at the Mori Gallery in downtown Sydney, and I’m hoping to be there.

Your favourite annual ALL-GIRL art book, CURVY – created by the team behind YEN MAGAZINE – has been kicking up a creative storm since 2004 and with the fifth edition about to launch, CURVY remains an international favourite amongst lovers of art and supporters of female artists. Each year the book features 100 of the most exciting female graphic designers and illustrators from over 20 countries around the world!

More information about the event can be found at Facebook, or MySpace.

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