Tag Archives: illustration

memories of the ’70s – Castle by David Macaulay

In the late 1970s, a picture book was given the Caldecott Honor, and created a world within walls in┬áCastle by David Macaulay. The author’s premise was to reveal how a Welsh castle was built during the late 12th century. The … Continue reading

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Hello Kitty is everywhere

A shuttle bus at Taipei International Airport:  

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Garage

In downtown Vancouver, this garage’s sign was a happy discovery – not graffiti, but the illustration is a fun way to stand out on the strip:

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memories of the ’80s – Patrick Nagel

Can an illustration style embody a decade? For the 1980s, artist Patrick Nagel’s style became well-known thanks to one album. Originally from Ohio, Nagel served in the Vietnam War and afterwards attended Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles and University … Continue reading

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