out and about :: pick me up, 2014

Katie | May 5, 2014

Pick Me Up London 2014

Contemporary graphic arts festival, Pick Me Up, is back at Somerset House for the fifth year running. I popped in to have to look and found all this lovely stuff…

Pick Me Up London 2014

Pick Me Up is a fun, informal way to explore graphic art and an affordable way to buy some. Unfortunately, I went along last Monday, when it was pretty quiet, but there’s loads going on and today’s the last day, so swing by if you can. My two favourite  finds were the reworking of Anthony Burrill‘s iconic Work Hard and Be Nice to People in notebook form – it’s got hot pink pages – and the swimmers, new from Outline Artists. If you can’t make it in person, everything is available from the Pick Me Up online shop

Further reading for the especially geeky:

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Further Reading for the Especially Geeky ::

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Having established confessions of a design geek in 2010, Katie Treggiden has gone on to a career in design journalism, writing for titles such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, Elle Decoration, Stylist, Design Milk and Ideal Home. In 2014, she launched Fiera, an independent magazine dedicated to discovering new talent at the world’s design fairs. Her second book, Makers of East London, was published in 2015.

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