http://gty.im/685015109 A fisherman in front of the skyscrapers of the Malabar Hills in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, Asia – Alex Robinson/Getty Images
http://gty.im/944339258 This week saw the return of the London Book Fair. A huge publishing event, filing the iconic Kensington Olympia, this photo does not do justice to the size and scale but we were lucky enough to be in attendance.
Monday 26th March marks the start of the Children's Book Fair in the beautiful city of Bologna, Italy. Running for 4 days, it is the leading showcase for the best of children's publishing from around the world. For those of you attending and exhibiting at this year's event enjoy the festivities! Embed from Getty Images
On Tuesday 17th April, Fotofringe London returns back for its 8th great year, now firmly established as the not-to-be-missed networking and deal making event for image buyers of all kinds. The organisers have created a fun, relaxed and intensely productive single-day session at Kings Place, right next to where Google’s new HQ is to be [...]
On Tuesday, the BBC reported results of their recent survey, which suggested that creative subjects are being squeezed in secondary schools, with many reducing timetabled lessons, facilities and their number of specialist staff. Jez Bennett, a local Head Teacher interviewed for the article, talked openly about having to cut lessons for financial reasons and was aware of some schools no longer offering GCSEs in arts [...]
http://gty.im/906975032 With over 50 art installations across the capital from King's Cross to Waterloo, this week saw the return of Lumiere London, a free four day festival of light showcasing London landmarks. Originally a one-off festival in 2009, Lumiere has now been held five times in Durham and is making its second appearance in London.
18th January was Winnie-the-Pooh Day, commemorating the birth of English author AA Milne - creator of the much-loved 'Bear of Very Little Brain’. And In honour of the famous character, Pic of the Week is of an original EH Shepard illustration titled ‘Floating Bear’. http://gty.im/84037628 We’re hoping to spend the weekend re-reading one of our most [...]
After last weeks 'making of', which you can read here, it's time to reveal this years Christmas card. Our cards were posted earlier this week so should be arriving very soon. Which one is your favourite? Can you think of a better pun? Let us know below.
We can't believe it's November already ! Which means we are very behind in introducing our newest recruits. Over the summer months we ran an extensive campaign to find the best graduate designers and we were lucky enough to find three brilliant designers to join the team. Over the next couple of weeks we'll be [...]
photodarren.com Last week BookMachine and Unite hosted the third in a series of events focusing on working in the publishing industry. United We Publish III: Consent or Coersion consisted of a panel of speakers discussing the role of change in the workplace and how to manage it. During a fascinating evening we heard [...]