The Sick Rose

‘Astonishing images of the dissected and diseased … superbly erudite and lucid accompanying text … Here we see unpacked the mortal elements of many anonymous individuals — and by extension our own’ — Will Self, The Guardian

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Posted by blog | on 24 Jun 2014
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Internship: Purdy

After somewhat of a hiatus we have reinstated placements, albeit a little haphazardly.

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Posted by blog | on 03 Jun 2014
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Shakespeare: Greatest Living Playwright

Barnbrook have designed the identity, mural and limited edition screen print for the V&A exhibition Shakespeare: Greatest Living Playwright.

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Posted by blog | on 28 May 2014
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New Font: Doctrine Italic

When Doctrine launched in 2013 it was the first to be released by the foundry in four years and found its debut outing on the new David Bowie album The Next Day. It is now the most purchased typeface on VirusFonts and has been updated for 2014 with a full set of italics.

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Posted by blog | on 20 May 2014
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The Bicycle Artisans

This month saw the release of our latest project with Thames and Hudson: The Bicycle Artisans.

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Posted by blog | on 30 Apr 2014
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New Fonts: Virus DejaVu and Virus VujaDe

We are pleased to announce the release of Virus DejaVu and Virus VujaDe — our versions of the DejaVu font project — fourteen open-source fonts available for download on VirusFonts, free for all.

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Posted by blog | on 17 Mar 2014
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Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition

“Yes, Death. Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence.

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Posted by blog | on 07 Mar 2014
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Barnbrook’s Top albums of 2013

What can we say — the dog ate our homework? The time has most certainly passed for best-of-the-year lists, but then again, we are earlier than we were last year.

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Posted by blog | on 05 Mar 2014
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New Work: Taxidermy

‘From style wilderness to height of cool, taxidermy has staged an extraordinary comeback.’ –Alexis Turner

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Posted by blog | on 11 Jun 2013
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David Bowie is printed

“We’re in the Victoria and Albert Museum preparing to rifle through your drawers It’s truly an amazing thing” – Tilda Swinton

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Posted by blog | on 20 May 2013
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