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May/June 2020

Illustration Annual | 61

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Features
Fluent in back-end development and interactive design, a creative agency in Warsaw enlivens static layouts.
An ad agency in Portland, Oregon, keeps campaigns fresh and relevant by exploring culture at its source.
This Berlin-based duo follows its collaborative, free-flowing process across photography, character design and more.
This New York design firm turns the bedrock of each brand into a foundation for growth.
Exhibit
The charming, tactile animations for TCM’s interstitial program on Julie Andrews calls us to explore this screen legend’s Hollywood years.
This amusing, yet handy pocket guide not only introduces Boulder, Colorado to tourists, but also is the first to use algae offset ink.
Dynamic patterns and a bright palette of rainbow colors come together in the illustrations for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.
Classic engravings and detailed illustrations come together in the new packaging for beer brand Cirilo.
Animated typography and calming nature flow together in a short film that celebrates the National Trust’s 125th anniversary.
Fresh and tactile, the packaging for this vodka brand embraces its connection to Poland’s lush forests.
Classic engravings meet contemporary color palettes in the identity for this financial company.
These print ads invite everyone to use Pantone’s colors as a way to create their own worlds.
These print ads encapsulate a quintessential trait that both Nissans and Finish people have: safety distance as a standard feature.
The typographically experimental posters for NPR reveals this famed radio station’s statistics in a contemporary way.
Fresh
This Mountain View, California–based designer infuses her work with bold shapes and intricate details.
This self-taught New York–based illustrator conveys the human world with a ligne claire–inspired style.
This Los Angeles–based photographer creates natural photographs that foster strong connections between the subjects and the viewers.
Columns
Seeking to broaden her artistic vocabulary, Wendy Richmond delves into the language of color.
Upend your routine, and you may just grow a few creative brain cells, Ernie Schenck writes.
Michael Coyne asks how purpose-led advertising can achieve better engagement and results.
Angela Riechers points professional designers to programs for continuing their type education.
Do the trends in the type world spell a fontocalypse? Thomas Phinney investigates.
Joana Avillez, Julian Callos, Carlín Díaz, Lisk Feng, and Rachell Sumpter share what keeps them inspired.
Book Reviews
Authors Denis Kitchen and Violet Kitchen’s illustrated biography features meditations on the famed cartoonist’s style and work, problematic elements and all.
The illustrator’s first monograph showcases the best of her vector illustrations in a generously large format.
In his examination of this comic book artist and advertising illustrator’s work, David Apatoff uncovers an artist with strong senses of humor, adventure and humanism.

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