Crazy for Coco

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Here at Sketchbook, illustration is one of our passions. Taking us back to the roots of what we love, design and illustration is where the creative process begins. So you can imagine our excitement when flicking through the stylish pages

Sketchbook Magazine Review

Dec 25 2009

Review:Hiya! It’s been a odd gap of events and happenings to be honest, searching for jobs, getting three jobs at the same time and finally graduating. However, what made my day was Sketchbook Magazine arriving and there! was my illustrations

Design Real at the Serpentine Gallery

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This month, London’s Serpentine Gallery plays host to Design Real, an exhibition of mass produced objects that, as decided by the curator, KONSTANTIN GRCIC, are not only effectively fulfilling their purpose but “the purpose itself has to be good”. With

Dual Purpose at the Assembly

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“Dual purpose” can be somewhat of a dirty word in the design industry. Frequently conjuring up images of nonsensical late night shopping channel adverts and baffling design hybrids, take, for instance, Thirst Aid’s Beer Hat. A globally recognised drinking cap,

The Harry and Kiki Effect

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There are two art students at Chelsea College of Art who are far from the stereotype of lazy students. Alongside their studies, they’ve managed to find the time to confront the key issue facing today’s art graduates: what now? By

Giles Duley Photography exhibition: ‘One Second of Light’

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‘One Second of Light’ is GILES DULEY’S first UK solo show, and The Coningsby Gallery (situated off Tottenham Court Road) is the perfect little gallery space to hold his beautiful photographs. When I spoke to him on the night, he

Climatic Changes: Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration

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Illustration is good, climate change is very bad. So what happens when you put both of these into one book? And right in time to coincide with HOPENHAGEN, the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen? We caught up with AMELIA

Title: Sketch book magazine! THE NEW BIBLE

Dec 8 2009 #3

Review: I’ve found the new bible!! We’ll this is new mag that everyone is have a good old gossip about. So I thought right lets see what all the fuss is and i have to say guys i LOVE Love

Sketchbook’s Kristen Knox at ’7 days of Chic’

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Our fashion editor Kristen Knox was invited to feature on ’7 days of Chic’ during LFW September 2009 http://www.fashionair.com/index.php?action=watch&itemID=440052

The latest in my series of Q&As with key industry contacts

Dec 8 2009

Wafa Alobaidat is the editor in chief of newly launched Sketchbook Magazine, a publication rich with illustrations, thought-provoking interviews and generally beautiful aesthetics. See October’s post for a review of the first issue: http://rachelmenashy.blogspot.com/2009/10/sketchbook-magazine.html I have had the pleasure of