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Random Spectacular Two

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The good folks at St Jude's Prints recently sent us the second issue of their rather wonderful periodical, Random Spectacular, and it's quite fantastic.

As with the first issue (which we reviewed back in January 2012) it's a "collaborative exploration of the visual arts, literature, music, travel and much more".

For instance, there's a wonderful piece by typographer, designer and teacher Catherine Dixon about the letterpress scene of Buenos Aires (featuring the fantastic work of both Gómez Broncería Artística and Prensa La Libertad):

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and a lovely set of images from photographer Finn Beales, all shot on an iPhone.

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There's also a lovely feature about Ralph Steadman's illustrations of extinct and nearly-extinct birds:

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and an article by James Russell about the Submarine series of lithographs by Eric Ravilious:

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The format, somewhere between A4 and A3 (240mm x 350mm), means that the imagery is all gloriously detailed.

All proceeds from the sale of the magazine are again going to Maggie's Centres (which support people with cancer) - so there's no reason not to buy a copy for yourself right now!

posted: 25 September 2014
categories: Graphics | Illustration
 
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