Russian Book illustration/1920s-ish

web library (pdf's)
Saisons Russes
Russian seasons phenomenon
book illustrations links
between graphics and books
children's book illustration of 1920s
'amazing pictures'
S. Marshak: archive of illustrators + publications

about A. Benois
about S. Diaghilev

more opportunities

T. Gilliam's Imaginarium! (deadline 23rd Oct, or 16th for post apps)
Looking for illustrators
Simple work with the chance to see your images in leading art establishment plus an excellent reference and payment on each design which gets commissioned by our buyers.
We are tiny company but with big plans and looking for someone to come on board, who is willing to take a chance, which could lead to full time employment if design bids are successful.
Contact Nicola at info@mewepress.co.uk

FILE magazine submissions

Open submission competition
Vulpes Vulpes is holding its first annual open submission exhibition. We are seeking artists from across the UK and worldwide working in all media to submit work.
Deadline for submissions: 1st November 2009 at 12 midnight Submission fee: £5 for up to 3 artworks
Notification: 10th November 2009, Exhibition dates: 11th December 2009 - 10th January 2010
To apply: please send up to 3 images of the work(s) you would like to submit, a 100 word statement about the work, and a CV.
Please email your application to information@vulpesvulpes.org with the subject heading: Open Exhibition 2009 and pay the submission fee via paypal to this email address.
Images should be no bigger than 300 kb and in .jpg or .tif formats.

Art/Value/Currency (deadline 10th Oct, All work must be 4” x 6” in size (or easily folded down into 4” x 6” exactly), submit 300dpi image + CV to isobel@thepigeonwing.co.uk, + £3 via Paypal )

Diversity poster competition
Kick out the concept of a singular identity.
To be in with a chance of winning £100 in vouchers and a year’s publicity for your creation:
* Design a poster challenging the concept of a singularidentity in terms of Age, Disability, Ethnicity, Faith, Gender, Sexuality orClass.
* Send your own original design or artwork in PDF or JPEG format to the Diversity Team by e mail no later than December 11th 2009. The winning poster will be publicised throughout the Diversity Team’s 2009/10 communications

Occupy my time: Police & Thieves, deadline 7th Dec

Mode a Logo: London fashion society identity
deadline 23rd Oct
1. One Image of as many designs you wish to submit
2. explanation of ideas - a brief description of your work.


read RUSSIA!

online + print magazine about Russia we don't know (based in NY)
also available via STACK website (6, 8, or 12 magazines sent altogether £3 each, incl. GOOD)


London design festival related EVENTS & LINKS

free letterpress workshops/Carnaby st.
three trees don't make a forest
Parallel projects
Tent London/Truman brewery
Cockpit arts
Brompton design district

Monocle design

blogged design process of making Monocle live
monocle.com – by Fitzroy&Finn

also their stuff: London Design Guide

Pantone Swatch

from Paul Finn
+ other Pantone things


onedotzero adventures in motion festival trailer 2009 from onedotzero on Vimeo.

film festival at South Bank, 9-13 Sep.


+ flip flop flyin'
+ flip flop flyball
+ craig robinson


2008: DONE 366 days of creativity by Jonas Buntenbruch