Design Stories

When the Cold War went Sci-Fi

Our new book, Soviet Space Graphics offers an alternate, spacey look at the rise and fall of the Iron Curtain When the Cold War went Sci-Fi

What should we expect from the new Wes Anderson and Steven Spielberg films?

Annie Atkins has worked on The French Dispatch and West Side Story. Here’s how she engages with each director What should we expect from the new Wes Anderson and Steven Spielberg films?

Read Jeff Goldblum’s letter to Annie Atkins

The star acknowledges the behind-the-scenes magic of the woman who brings Wes Anderson's films to life Read Jeff Goldblum’s letter to Annie Atkins

The guy behind Parasite loves the new Annie Atkins book

Oscar nominated production designer Han-Jun Lee says everyone should take a look at Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps The guy behind Parasite loves the new Annie Atkins book

When Annie Atkins faked Royal love letters

The designer's on-screen letters not only required skilful calligraphy, they also called for a little bit of costume work When Annie Atkins faked Royal love letters

Rick Owens loves our new Peter Marino book

The fashion designer says Marino's Théodore Deck book will make a worthy edition to his library Rick Owens loves our new Peter Marino book

Look at the Olympic torch formed from the Fukushima quake

Designer Tokujin Yoshioka used recycled aluminium from quake housing to create the 2020 torch Look at the Olympic torch formed from the Fukushima quake

All you need to know about Soviet Space Graphics

How did the Communists picture the Cosmos? See the final frontier from the Soviet side of the Iron Curtain in our new book All you need to know about Soviet Space Graphics

When Annie Atkins faked the plans for the Titanic

The designer favoured by Steven Spielberg and Wes Anderson sometimes breaks the rules to tell a great story When Annie Atkins faked the plans for the Titanic

All you need to know about Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking

The graphic prop designer behind Bridge of Spies, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Isle of Dogs lets us all in on the magic she helps create All you need to know about Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking

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