10 July 2010

vada you're my best friend

Old School. Classic. Whatever you want to call it. But My Girl (1991) is one of the most amazing movies I grew up with. Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", and sticks with Vada despite her hangups. *I love the bond between Thomas and Vada.

I've got sunshine
On a cloudy day.
When it's cold outside,
I've got the month of May.
Well, I guess you'll say
What can make me feel this way?
My girl.
Talkin' 'bout my girl.

Talkin' bout my girl.
I've got sushine on cloudy day
With my girl.
I've even got the month of May With my girl.

Delightful spreads from issue 2

Along with creating my new design agency Obai and Hill I took a moment with Sketchbook's account director to look over numbers of issues sold in the first quarter since Issue 2 has taken off. And the result just made me marvel at how we were able to beat the numbers of sales of Issue 1. In celebration I am sharing my fave pages of Issue 2 - the London designers issue (part1) in my own personal blog to check out! Remember you can order the magazine here and view it here.

05 July 2010

Your First Look Folks -----The Sketchbook i-app

For the past few months I have been developing the ipad-iphone app for Sketchbook Magazine, and let me just saw it has not been easy liaising with graphic artists, web and digital designers to get our desired effect but we have managed to get it to the T. In a few months or so all you iphoners and ipaders will be able to download Sketchbook's app and flick through all the issues of our magazine (that's almost 400 pages of pure content) that you can zoom in on. We have great in-depth studio articles and exclusive interviews with all our favorite bloggers and designers.

But the best part you will be able to really hone in on our hand drawn illustrations. I hope you all enjoy reading through our pages just as much as we enjoyed putting it together.

We really pride ourselves on being on top of social media network and scene and that means being up to date and offering all our readers another option to interact with SB