Preston’s iconic bus station is brought to life in these stunning illustrations

Preston bus station illustration

Preston’s Grade II-listed bus station is, quite simply, an icon. A brutalist behemoth with a capacity for 80 buses in its heyday, it was designed by Keith Ingham and Charles Wilson of Building Design Partnership, and built by Arup and Partners between 1968 and 1969. Recently redeveloped and revitalised, the historic building was threatened with […]

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 exhibition opens 8 February

London Stories

London Transport Museum in partnership with the AOI will soon throw open the doors to their Poster Prize for Illustration exhibition: London Stories. Opening on Friday 8 February 2019, the top 100 entries into this year’s Poster Prize for Illustration will be displayed at the London Transport Museum, running from February all the way through to […]

The AOI and London Transport Museum’s Prize for Illustration deadline has been extended!

London Stories

Illustrators rejoice! The AOI and London Transport Museum’s prize for illustration deadline is now Tuesday 31 July. Submissions are now being accepted for the Poster Prize for Illustration 2019, in partnership with London Transport Museum, until the end of the day on Tuesday 31 July. This year’s theme, as illustrated in the promo for the competition […]

Illustrating London – an interview with Julia Allum

London Stories

Julia Allum is an award-winning Norfolk-based illustrator with a love of everything vintage. Influenced by poster art from the first half of the 20th century, she uses simple bold shapes to create her colourful, eye catching illustrations. Julia’s worked with some of the world’s biggest brands, including Natwest, Expedia, the University of Birmingham, the NHS […]

Check out these hand drawn maps of London by illustrator Jenni Sparks

Jenni Spark's Olympic Park

Are you a fan of beautiful maps and intricate illustration? You’re gonna LOVE this. Illustrator and map-maker Jenni Sparks has created this beautifully detailed hand-drawn map of inner-city and Central London, complete with public transport picked out. Wonderfully isometric in design, Jenni’s map highlights the meandering paths of Tube and heavy rail lines, and has […]

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