• Posts Tagged ‘Illustration’

    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Ruchi Mhasane

    by  • 27 May 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

      Illustrator of… This week, we are interviewing Ruchi Mhasane, the wonderful illustrator of The Selkie Girl, an emotional re-telling of a classic Scottish folk tale by Janis Mackay. We’ll be talking with Ruchi about her inspiration behind these beautiful illustrations as well as her personal work. Hi Ruchi, we’re excited to hear all...

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    Student Scoops Second Annual Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize

    by  • 13 April 2015 • Awards, Design and Illustration, Floris Design, Kelpies • 0 Comments

    On Friday evening, the Floris team trooped down to The Creative Exchange in Leith to host the award ceremony for the second annual Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize. The bright and airy exhibition space was the perfect backdrop for the twelve shortlisted designs – the various interpretations of the design brief were really brought...

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    The Floris Books Picture Book Process

    by  • 28 January 2015 • Floris Design • 0 Comments

    Once upon a time, a writer wrote a story and a publishing house decided that it was so fantastic, they wanted to share it with the rest of the world.  “This story will delight children so much more if it is illustrated!” the writer said.  “We agree,” said the publisher, “we’ll get our best...

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    Dragons, Selkies and Fairy Princes

    by  • 11 December 2014 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

    Once upon a time, in a kingdom far far away, three talented young illustrators were paired up with three award winning Scottish authors and storytellers to create Picture Kelpies’ Traditional Scottish Tales. People traveled from miles around to visit their local bookshops and marvel at the wondrous books that had been created. Some even...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Kate Leiper

    by  • 29 October 2014 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design • 0 Comments

    Illustrator of… Last week during our Twitter take-over, #FlorisDesign brought you some of our favourite images from The Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales and this week we were lucky enough to have a face-to-face chat with the artist, the wonderful Kate Leiper. Read on to find out about her inspiration, her...

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    Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize Winner Announced

    by  • 15 March 2014 • Awards, Children's Books, Kelpies • 0 Comments

    We are very excited to announce that Edinburgh-based illustrator Astrid Jaekel is the winner of the inaugural Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize! We made the announcement at an award ceremony last night at Edinburgh’s Gallery Seventeen, where we will also be showcasing the ten shortlisted entries this weekend. Astrid’s design for the cover of...

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