Illustration Now! Vol. 4 features 150 illustrators from 30 countries, including São Paulo’s Daniel Almeida [...]
MyFonts’ Creative Characters Issue #52 highlights the work of Pintassilgo Prints: “They used to do it all: illustration, graphic design, product development, screen printing — hence the name of their company, PintassilgoPrints. Lately this young couple from the seaside city of Vitória, Brazil, has concentrated almost exclusively on type design. And quite rightly so. Their fast-growing collection of playful and informal display and script fonts has met with increasing success, and these past few months they’ve scored more than one bestseller. Don’t be fooled by the apparent nonchalance of their letterforms: technically, their fonts are painstakingly made. Meet the bird-loving, hard-working, type-enamored Erica Jung and Ricardo Marcin”.
Casa Rex, one of the most creative and renowned design agencies in Brazil, with branches in São Paulo and London, has just won another award by the American magazine Communication Arts. This is one of the most acclaimed design awards in the world [...]
Check out this quick tour during Opening Night of IllustraBrazil in Shanghai, recorded by Marcelo Martinez [...]
IllustraBrazil is an insightful exhibition featuring different aspects of that country through editorial & advertising illustration, comics and animation works by 100 of the finest contemporary Brazilian graphic artists. Held from August 20th – September 25th 2011 in Shanghai, the festival also includes a series of lectures and workshops in Chinese universities, children guided tours, and a business seminar by the Society of Illustrators of Brazil at the prestigious RockBund Art Museum featuring cases of Brazilian illustration, comics and animation projects for international clients.
IntoBrazil is a part of a master degree research done by the designer Pedro Brêtas at NCAD/The National College of Art and Design. This website allows users to create a virtual travel experience to Brazil and explore touristic cities [...]
Bruce Sterling has recently post an article about Galeria Choque Cultural in the “Beyond the Beyond” column at Wired Magazine [...]
Slovakia’s magazine Stripburger dedicated its issue #54 to alternative Brazilian comics, featuring Allan Sieber, Clayton Junior, D. W. Ribatski, Fabio Zimbres, Gabriel Goes, Jaca, Laura Teixeira, Mateus Acioli and Rafael Sica, an interview with DSalete and cover art by Daniel Bueno.
Tupixel is a web-index of Brazilian and Brazil-based illustrators, listing over 1,600 names from Comics pioneer Angelo Agostini, illustration virtuoso J. Carlos and master cartoonists Mauricio de Sousa and Ziraldo to the current generation of digital graphic artists whose works can be seen in newspapers, magazines, books, the web, packaging, fashion, advertising, comics, TV, cinema and alternative medias.