moreish: mini modern classic

2011 sees the 50th anniversary of Penguin Modern Classics. I’ve always been partial to the sleek monchrome styled books, perhaps because (from 2007) Jim Stoddart’s latest design used the razz font Century Gothic! In celebration of their 50th anniversary, penguin have released 50 titles of short fiction from the best authors of the last century. I feel that short fiction is undervalued in the literary … Continue reading moreish: mini modern classic

illustrators’ profile: Dmitry Maximov and Carolyn Ann Geason

A new month and TWO shiny new illustrator profiles to share with you! This time it’s two illustrators who share a surreal style of art that combines different mediums to bring inanimate things to life. First is an illustrator truly from the techno-generation: Dmitry Maximov is a Russian artist from Moscow who specialises in photo manipulation. His work is completely surreal and bizarre – my … Continue reading illustrators’ profile: Dmitry Maximov and Carolyn Ann Geason