American Illustration Profiles: Christopher Silas Neal

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American Illustration Profiles: Christopher Silas Neal

Christopher Silas Neal is the subject of my latest American Illustration Profiles interview. Christopher Silas Neal creates beautiful, graceful illustrations that have appeared on the covers of numerous books and the pages of many publications including The New Yorker, Real Simple, and The New York Times. Neal has illustrated an elegant series of children’s picture […]

Travel & Leisure Illustrated Covers, 1970s

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Travel & Leisure Illustrated Covers, 1970s

Norman Hotz began his art direction career in the late 1960s working for Allen Hurlburt and Will Hopkins at Look magazine. He moved to Travel & Leisure in 1970, where he worked as the deputy to Frank Zachary, and helped create the magazine’s iconic logo and design. When Zachary left after 10 issues, the then-25 […]

10 Early 1970s Travel & Leisure Covers Art Directed by Frank Zachary

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10 Early 1970s Travel & Leisure Covers Art Directed by Frank Zachary

Legendary magazine art director and editor Frank Zachary passed away June 11 at the age of 101. He was best known for his 1950s-early 60s art direction of Holiday magazine, as well as his longtime editorship, beginning in the early 1970s, of Town and Country. From 1971-73 Zachary was the art director of Travel & […]

15 Classic Paul Bacon Book Cover Designs

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15 Classic Paul Bacon Book Cover Designs

Legendary book and LP cover designer Paul Bacon passed away on June 8 at the age of 91. He designed over 6500 book covers in his long career. As Print magazine said, “Bacon can be said to have invented the bestseller jacket as we know it.” He designed countless blockbuster bestseller cover, including many of […]

12 Stylish Ornette Coleman LP Covers

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12 Stylish Ornette Coleman LP Covers

Ornette Coleman was a giant of jazz, an innovator and style icon who was a force in music and culture for over 50 years. He passed away June 11 at the age of 85. Here’s a collection of a dozen of his coolest and most stylish LP covers. Many of the covers in this collection […]

American Illustration Profiles: Nora Krug

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American Illustration Profiles: Nora Krug

Nora Krug is an illustrator, artist, and creator of what she describes as “visual narratives.” In addition to her frequent editorial illustrations for publications including The New York Times and The Guardian, she has created a striking series of illustrated books and graphic novels, most notably Kamikaze, about a World War 2 Japanese pilot, and […]

Now Hear This! CD Series Illustrated by Yuko Shimizu

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Now Hear This! CD Series Illustrated by Yuko Shimizu

Here’s a collection of 12 favorite CD covers from the Now Hear This! series, which originally appeared as an insert in UK music magazine The Word. All illustrations are by Yuko Shimizu, who did 33 covers from 2007-2010. They are energetic graphic explosions of forms, colors, and lines. Each cover was a different take on […]

American Illustration Profiles: Yuko Shimizu

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American Illustration Profiles: Yuko Shimizu

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with Yuko Shimizu, the artist and editorial illustrator. Yuko Shimizu is a powerful artist who creates rich, sensual illustrations. She has made a huge splash in the illustration world over the past 13 years, with stylish ink drawings that have appeared in countless magazines, product design and advertisements, […]

American Illustration Profiles: Tim O’Brien

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American Illustration Profiles: Tim O’Brien

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with Tim O’Brien, the noted cover artist and book and editorial illustrator. Tim O’Brien is a modern master of illustration, and one of the pre-eminent magazine cover illustrators of our time. He modestly describes himself as a “traditional oil painter,” which doesn’t begin to highlight the full range […]

American Illustration Profiles: Gracia Lam

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American Illustration Profiles: Gracia Lam

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with Gracia Lam, an illustrator who says, “My goal is to uncover hidden treasures and messages in everyday life.” Gracia Lam creates quiet, beautiful images that tell powerful stories. Her masterful combination of elegant technique and nuanced storytelling has been showcased in high concept illustrations for The New […]