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The design of Spare Rib

Source: Creative Review | Published: Thursday 28th of May 2015 03:38:00 PM

Spare Rib issue 9, March 1973,   Read More»

Exposure: Photographer Andy Lo Po

Source: Creative Review | Published: Wednesday 27th of May 2015 01:15:00 PM

Art Director Gemma Fletcher examines the work of Photographer Andy Lo Po, in the sixth installment of a series looking into new talent in photography, from recent graduates to photographers breaking into the industry...

After moving from his native Australia to the U.K, Andy Lo Po studied photography at London College of Communication, followed by a round of assisting for Nadav Kander and Spencer Murphy. In the last few years he has spent time refining his aesthetic and building an impressive body of work to launch into the industry.


With a strong focus on portraiture, alongside landscape and environmental work, Lo Po's portfolio demonstrates focus and commitment. His work combines an exciting combination of elements that articulate a fresh point of view. A carefully constructed sense of light, shadow and vibrant use of colour encapsulate his signature style, creating a visual intensity that makes his work instantly recognisable.


There is a real sensitivity to Lo Po's work - a highly considered and delicate approach, which combined with his rich aesthetic, creates portraits that are visceral in nature. His influences span everything from classic cinema, renaissance painting to masters of the medium.


His projects to date demonstrate his ability to take something familiar and breathe new life into it, such as Clowns, a series of portraits shot at the annual church service for clowns in Hackney in memory of the original English clown Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837). Likewise with his projects Tattoo and David Bowie Fans, which capture his love of characters, identity and expression.


Bowie Fans

Lo Po has a few commissions under his belt, most significantly the new Transport for London campaign commissioned by M&C Saatchi. A simple but beautifully executed campaign that comes alive with the vibrancy of his unique approach.

TfL campaign

Recently signed by heavyweight agent Wyatt Clark Jones, he is in good company with talent including Laura Pannack and Edgar Martins both new to their roster. With some exciting new projects in the works, 2015 is set to be a very interesting year for Andy Lo Po.




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Nils Leonard at Typo Circle

Source: Creative Review | Published: Wednesday 27th of May 2015 11:02:00 AM

Grey London chairman and chief creative officer Nils Leonard will give the next Typographic Circle lecture, which takes place on Thursday May 28 at the St Bride Library

Leonard's talk is titled Violent type: killing our masters one character at a time. Tickets are   Read More»

Ads of the Week

Source: Creative Review | Published: Friday 29th of May 2015 02:10:00 PM

YouTube is 10. It's slightly hard to believe that the website that has proved so revolutionary to so many industries has only just reached double figures, but it's certainly a birthday worth celebrating. And a new film from directors Hoku & Adam does it in style, with an animated A to Z of the channel's biggest moments. The film opens this week's round up of great new ads.

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There are many ways to make a photobook

Source: Creative Review | Published: Friday 22nd of May 2015 04:06:00 PM

Self Publish, Be Happy, the London-based outfit which celebrates the art of the self-published photobook, is holding a special project space at the Offprint art publishing fair at Tate Modern this weekend. It aims to inspire visitors to have a go at making their own books ? using all manner of photographic processes...

Curated by SPBH founder Bruno Ceschel the space will host numerous events involving contemporary photographers. Visitors will be able to create their own temporary tattoo using an image from the collection of photographer Thomas Mailaender. His Fun Tattoo Parlor will be up and running enabling visitors to wear some of his work on their bodies.

Artist Antony Cairns [work shown below] will be, according to SPBH, "hacking old Kindles bought on eBay and making  Read More»

Made in Italy: the best in post-war Italian graphic design comes to London

Source: Creative Review | Published: Friday 29th of May 2015 12:29:00 PM

Book covers for Rizzoli by Mario Dagrada, 1964-71

Paper company Fedrigoni has collaborated with UK design studio SEA and the Aiap archive in Milan to produce a London exhibition and series of books on  Read More»

New D&AD Ad Filter blocks bad advertising

Source: Creative Review | Published: Wednesday 27th of May 2015 01:48:00 PM

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Are older women finally in fashion?

Source: Creative Review | Published: Tuesday 26th of May 2015 05:30:00 PM

Photo: Japanese Forms

Fashion ads are filled with cool older women at the moment, from Joan Didion for C  Read More»


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