Category Archives: Design

Life Advice for Teenage Rebels

120 Ways to Annoy Your Mother

The upcoming book, 120 Ways to Annoy Your Mother (And Influence People), is a lifestyle-guide with a difference. Read on to find out how illustrator Ana Benaroya came up with the concept. Where did the idea for the book come from? Was it something you had thought about doing for a long time? The idea [...]

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Inside a Paper Engineering Studio

Corina & Co. Studio

Thames & Hudson designers recently met paper engineer and designer Corina Fletcher (of Corina & Co.) at her lovely studio in Lewes, to discuss a new project. Set within the grounds of an expansive farm, the studio is both light and airy, providing the perfect hub of creativity. Corina’s archive of all things paper was [...]

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What is a Map?

Super-Duper Helter-Skelter Lego-World, Raqs Media Collective

What is a map and how does it relate to the real world? To mark the publication of our new book by Hans Ulrich Obrist – Mapping it Out – we look at some of the ways artists and designers have attempted to tackle these challenging questions. Conventional maps and charts claim to offer an [...]

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Recommended Reading – Comics Unmasked

Comics Sketchbooks

Our recommended reading series offers readers a curated list of Thames & Hudson titles relevant to selected cultural events. In this post we focus on Comics Unmasked, a new show of iconic work at the British Library. Comics Sketchbooks We rarely see the creative thinking – the doodling, the experimentation – that leads to fully [...]

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Hester Vaizey – Keep Britain Tidy

In her new book, Dr Hester Vaizey reveals how, using slogans combined with eye-catching graphics, the British government in the postwar era sought to influence everything from the jobs people did to what they ate and drank, how they saved their money and behaved on the road. In this Q&A, the author explains why the [...]

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Will Jones – The Bicycle Artisans

The Bicycle Artisans

To mark the publication of his new book, The Bicycle Artisans, we spoke to author Will Jones about the renaissance in custom-made bicycles around the world today. Which countries really stand out in terms of custom bicycle production right now? The US, UK and Australia have a lot of custom bike builders at the moment, [...]

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City Cycling Europe – Q&A with Joost Stokhof

Joost Stokhof

Here is Part 6 of our City Cycling Europe blog series – a collection of interviews with the locally-based illustrators that brought to life the European cities covered in our new cycling guides (produced in association with Rapha Racing). This time we talk to Amsterdam-based illustrator Joost Stokhof Can you describe your style? What kind [...]

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City Cycling Europe – Q&A with Sebastiaan Van Doninck

Sebastiaan Van Doninck

Here is Part 5 of our City Cycling Europe blog series – a collection of interviews with the locally-based illustrators that brought to life the European cities covered in our new cycling guides (produced in association with Rapha Racing). This time we talk to Antwerp’s Sebastiaan Van Doninck. Can you describe your style? What kind [...]

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City Cycling Europe – Q&A with Simon Væth

Simon Væth

Here is Part 4 of our City Cycling Europe blog series – a collection of interviews with the locally-based illustrators that brought to life the European cities covered in our new cycling guides (produced in association with Rapha Racing). In this Q&A we talk to Copenhagen-based Simon Væth. Can you describe your style? What kind [...]

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City Cycling Europe: Q&A with Henry McCausland

Henry McCausland

In Part 3 of the City Cycling Europe series – a collection of interviews with the locally-based illustrators that brought to life the European cities covered in our new cycling guides (produced in association with Rapha Racing) – we talk to Henry McCausland on seeing the sights of London from two wheels. Can you describe [...]

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