Friday, 25 May 2012

Improv Everywhere

We've just discovered the joy that is Improv Everywhere is a New York City-based prank collective that causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places. Created in August of 2001 by Charlie Todd, Improv Everywhere has executed over 100 missions involving tens of thousands of undercover agents.

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Mr Smith Letterpress

We've had the pleasure these last couple of weeks in the London studio of Pearlfisher to have the fantastic Mr Smith and his Letterpress studio. Kelvyn (Mr Smith) has lifted his entire studio from south London to our gallery space to creating a sprawling and exciting atmosphere full of the smell of inks and our walls are covered in our 'creations'. Next week we'll be answering the brief of 'what is creativity?' and we'll share with you some of the results hot of the press (literally!).

To see the man in question in his usual guise.....

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

The future of paper books

We came across a great article about the future of paper books and through history what they've come to mean to us. 

'The change has come more slowly to books than it came to music or to business correspondence, but by now it feels inevitable. The digital era is upon us.'

It also highlights some examples of modern paper books that go above and beyond to keep us engaged. Here are a couple of them but read more here...

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Pattern People

If your ever in need of some print inspiration have a look at these guys. They are a print agency so they produce trend reports as well as prints but there is a small collection available for free as well as highlighting some great printers on their blog. They have even produced their own print books. Worth a look.