Pick Me Up Festival London, 2016: Charming Sculptures

An unexpected medium presented plenty of highlights at this year's graphic design fair

One of the things that makes London-based graphic design festival Pick Me Up such a fun event to visit is that it really gives visitors direct access to the pulse of the current UK design scene. The festival is currently in its seventh year, and this time plenty of the contributing artists—whether they’re emerging stars showing in the Select section, or more established talents—have gone …

2015 Pick Me Up Festival, London

From dinosaur sculptures to illustrations of intimidating women, the sixth annual graphic arts event highlights emerging artists

This year’s edition of excellent London graphic design festival Pick Me Up had a slightly more commercial feel than last year’s, with a number of the upstairs studios and galleries offering multiple products beyond prints, and retailer Lazy Oaf showcasing its new collection. As the 12-day festival gets underway, we spoke with co-curator Karishma Rafferty to get the lowdown on this year’s program, and chose …

A Fun Project by Lazy Oaf

Collaborating with six illustrators for a stimulating clothing collection launching today at London's Pick Me Up Festival

Our pizza-loving friends over at Lazy Oaf continue to churn out fun apparel covered with dogs, eggs, ninja weapons and a good punch of humor every month. Their latest collaboration doesn’t pair them with Garfield or Looney Tunes, but real human beings with plenty of talent. They asked six of their favorite illustrators from around their world to participate in A Fun Project: short for …