The work of Sister Corita Kent – an LA-based screenprinting nun from the 1960s whose inspirational work still resonates as much as ever.Sister Corita was unusual in that as well as being part of the religious order Immaculate Heart of Mary, she was an educator, a successful artist and a strong advocate for social justice. As heading of the art department at Immaculate Heart College, she created work with mass appeal, incorporating everything from images and slogans taken from the world of advertising to song lyrics, biblical verses, and literature.
Corita’s work became increasingly political throughout the 1960s and reflected the racism, poverty and injustice which plagued parts of America at the time. While she is known for her religious beliefs, in 1968 she left the order. She carried on working and fighting for social justice until her death in 1986. By then, she had created almost 800 serigraphs, thousands of watercolors, and many public and private commissions.
The Beautiful Meme explore the intersection of art and science in their campaign for a new exhibition at The Francis Crick Institute, featuring type created under a microscope…
London-based creative studio The Beautiful Meme were commissioned to create a campaign for the exhibition, and embraced a similar collaborative methodology and range of scientific techniques in their approach to the brief, crafting type using microscopy and taking inspiration from the Institute’s own research.
A new exhibition designed and curated by SEA tells the story of Roundel’s brand identity for Railfreight.
The confident simplicity of Roundel’s 1987 brand identity for Railfreight stands as a rare example of clean modernism created during that decade. Symbolic and restrained, it brought a striking sense of graphic clarity to the livery and paraphernalia of the then publicly-owned British Rail freight sector, using a codified system of shapes and emblems to simultaneously differentiate and unify the different depots and units within the company.
Camille Vignaud (aka La Chambre Graphique) produces exquisite print work that you just want to pick up and stroke. With an attention to detail that takes your breath away, it’s no surprise that clients are queuing up to collaborate.
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