10.30am
25 September 2017

Penguin, Vintage

Penguin recently commissioned Harry Tennant to create contemporary and rather stirring new illustrations for four of Imre Kertész’s novels - Fateless, Detective Story, Liquidation, Kaddish for an Unborn Child as Vintage Classics. We are sharing one of these bold covers on the blog - look out for the full set in the porftolio, coming soon!

10.30am
21 September 2017

The Chosen Ones

We give you Dan Mumford's second magical artwork for the Worldquake series by Scarlett Thomas. Following his first book jacket in the series, Dragon's Green, we are delighted to share with you "The Chosen Ones" promising an exciting combination of adventure and fantasy the series is already being discussed as the children's fiction to watch! 

 

See full wrap illustration here. 

10.30am
20 September 2017

Botanical Books

The new cover for 'Tyler Johnson Was Here' by Jay Coles is feeling punhcy and crisp with crimson petals. Charlotte Day has been working hard again with her gouache botanical artistry creating a perefectly balanced book!

10.30am
15 September 2017

Movies 101

Spanish artist Ricardo Cavolo has teamed up with Nowbrow Press to create this little beauty. Get a copy of his fully illustrated 101 Movies To Watch Before You Die. 

10.30am
12 September 2017

Skinful of Shadows

Here's a celebratory post fr the lovely work of Aitch with Frances Hardinge, now avilable in a hardback edition! Get your paws on this lovely autumnal looking book. 

10.30am
8 September 2017

Doggo!

Whilst we wrestle about who should be first to get a doggo for the CIA studio, we can spend some time flicking through the silky vectors of Deanna Halsall's portfolio. We like the look of this loyal hound. 

10.30am
5 September 2017

Folktales and Legends

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books have published 'A World Full of Animals Stories' including 50 folktales and legends depicitng beauitful narratives from all over the world. Written by Angela McAllister the entire book is illustrated from front cover, endpapers and inside by the wonderful Aitch, We can't get enough of this magical book - it's the perfect gift. 

10.14am
23 August 2017

An Incredible Journey!

Be prepared to take a journey around the world and back again with Jill Calder's Picture Atlas, published by Bloomsbury. It's about to hit the shelves and it's jam packed full of creatures and characters, and more colour than you can throw a cockatoo at. 

Jill Calder Picture Atlas

10.30am
3 August 2017

Bloomsbury Modern Classics

It's an absolute delight to share with you three artworks by CIA Artists, Kerry Hyndman, Dan Mumford and Matt Taylor. They were selected to contribute to the newly released Bloomsbury Modern Classics series for the titles The Kite Runner, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell and The English Patient.

 

 

10.30am
27 July 2017

WHU DUD IT?

Phwoar! It's only Darren Hopes wielding his mysterious power for the 1843 Magazine - The Economist. Spot this ominously glow on the printed pages accompanying the culture section on recommended books. Darren illustrates The 7th Function of Language by Laurent Binet and the title is reviewed in detail throwing up the pivotal question in the plot - who killed Roland Barthes? Sounds like a big game of cluedo.