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Nostalgia 77: Fifteen

‘Fifteen’ celebrates the work of Ben Lamdin – the musical maverick behind the Nostalgia 77 guise – with an eclectic compilation of tracks spanning fifteen years of jazz, blues, funk, downtempo, soul and psychedelia. Handpicked by Nostalgia 77 and Tru Thoughts, this retrospective showcases the best recordings and remixes from the respected producer, composer, songwriter […]

The William Morris Society Magazine

The latest issue of The William Morris Society Magazine (the Spring 2018 issue) has just gone to print so now seemed like an opportune time to show some examples of spreads in the first seven issues we have designed…

The Victorian: celebrating 60 years

The Victorian Society is celebrating its 60th year and to commemorate that fact The Victorian magazine has a special cover this issue showing the sadly lost Euston Arch. The painting, entitled ‘The Doric Arch’, is by Barbara Jones and comes from the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Sneak preview: Fifteen

Sneak preview of the artwork for the forthcoming Nostalgia 77 album ‘Fifteen’. It’s a vinyl-only release and will be out on Tru Thoughts in 2018. In days gone by I would have got this proof as a hard copy and I used to love that process. These days the proofs are mostly supplied as pdfs […]

Acland Burghley: environment

The 2017 poster for the Acland Burghley Visual Arts exhibition. Once again the original image is by one of the students at the school.

Pinnacle: issues 2 and 3

Issue 3 of Pinnacle magazine has just been published with a great cover image by Andy Marshall of Capel St Thomas. Issue 2 showed a details of Quay Place in Ipswich.    

Sneak preview: The Secret List Brighton

A sneak preview of the cover for the forthcoming The Secret List: Brighton. We’ve redesigned everything and this new look will remain for the future editions of The Secret List series (rumoured to be London and Berlin…).  

Acland Burghley: truth, fantasy and fiction

The 2016 poster for the Acland Burghley Visual Arts exhibition. Once again the original image is by one of the students at the school.

Hans Koller: Retrospection

The Hans Koller triple LP is in and looking good. The sleeve features artwork by Liz Miller entitled Synaesthetic Score. The album itself features the German NDR Bigband, legendary bassist Steve Swallow, American saxophonist John O’Gallagher and Danish guitarist Jakob Bro, alongside an outstanding line-up of eminent UK jazz musicians. The album release is scheduled for April 15, […]

Sneak preview: Retrospection

A sneak preview of the front cover artwork for the forthcoming triple (!) LP from Hans Koller. This is being released as a collaboration between Impossible Ark Records and Stoney Lane Records and will be out in early 2016.