30.11.20 - Interviews
Seeing the funny side
To celebrate the launch of our new stationery collaboration with London illustrator Holly St Clair, we sat down with Holly to find out what inspired her playful designs and why injecting humour into her work is more important than ever this year.
28.09.20 - Interviews
Studio Visit: The creative space of Isabel + Helen
We meet the London design duo who explore kinetics and repetition in their impressive sculptural designs for the likes of Hermès, ITV and V&A.
24.07.20 - Interviews
Studio visit: Make-Ready
We visit the London-based fine art silkscreen and giclée printing studio Make-Ready to talk to founder Tom Murphy about making original prints for top contemporary artists and galleries, including Jeremy Deller, Boy George, Kelly Anna, Hauser & Wirth and Unit London. They’ve built a strong reputation over the last three years and much of this is down to Tom’s inherent passion for the process and eye for detail, which we delve into more with him here.
22.07.20 - Interviews
Zahra Holm finds beauty in imperfection
Originally from Sweden and Tunisia, artist Zahra Holm has made Paris her home. Using richly-coloured oil paints in her abstract portrayals of the female form, Zahra embraces imperfection to discover a fresh kind of femininity. Here she tells us about her happy place, her need for creative freedom, and her love of the unique flaws that make us human.
18.06.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #6 - Sujin Kim
She makes charming, funny, deceptively simple illustrations which always make us smile. Here the Korean designer tells us about life in Ulsan right now, and how she tries to keep positive during these strange times.
16.06.20 - Interviews
Constantly Evolving: Karan Singh makes design look fun
The Amsterdam-based artist talks about the balance between minimalism and pattern in his dynamic illustrations and animations, and why having fun is an important part of his creative process.
11.06.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #5 - Kentaro Okawara
The Japanese artist tells us about what life's been like in Tokyo during the Coronavirus crisis, how his work has been affected and the ‘future diary’ he’s been making about all the things he and his girlfriend will do together when they’re reunited.
22.05.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #4 - Molly Rose Dyson
We hear from the Berlin-based illustrator about the current lockdown situation in Germany and how things are beginning to ease, WFH in a flat-share and how talking to other illustrators helps her avoid the ‘pressure to produce’ that social media can cause.
08.05.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #3 - Cari Vander Yacht
The American illustrator, and long-time Wrap collaborator, gives us an insight into what life's like in Brooklyn at the moment and working from her one-bed apartment, reminisces about retro home-workouts and explains how having quite a goofy style is keeping her work light-hearted, even during these tough times.
03.05.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #2 - Alec Doherty
Morning yoga sessions, a weekly dinner menu, local wine deliveries and painting in the garden – the London-based illustrator and artist gives us the low-down on his lockdown rituals, and explains how working from home is helping him to ‘spring-clean’ his process.
22.04.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine – #1 Franz Lang
The Italian illustrator shares her experience of the lockdown in northern Italy and gives us some tips on daily routines, staying creative, and the therapy of making fresh pasta.