Holiday Reading List

The Plus Picks: Holiday Reading List

’Tis the season for festive feasts (or food comas) and crackling fires (or full-power radiators). Maybe you thought you were done with study, or never even started, but guess what?...
Hair Raising, Trail Blazing

Hair Raising, Trail Blazing

Luke Nugent, British portrait photographer with experience assisting Rankin, teamed up recently with London’s trailblazing hairdresser Lisa Farrell to capture her statuesque collection...
The (Illustrator) Godfather

The (Illustrator) Godfather

“Like most illustrators, I started making drawings as a kid and just kept at it” Paul Rogers tells The Plus, speaking of the illustration career that led to his creation of the...
Livin' La Vida Lulu

Livin’ La Vida Lulu

Lulu Mayo is the illustrator making a name for herself in irresistible, stylised, animal-stuffed colouring books. With a lifelong passion for the planet's cuddliest and best loved animals, the...
Uncover, Discover, Cover-to-Cover

Uncover, Discover, Cover-to-Cover

In a departure from his usual practice in the fields of fine art and advertising, renowned photographer and lifelong Londoner Peter Dazeley has a side-project. It’s no secret, and has...
Need a Hand

Need a Hand?

“I left my job as a housing officer on a Friday, and by Monday I was hand modeling, holding a naked lady on top of me”. This is the career trajectory of John, as told in advertising...
Home is Where the Fashion Is

Home is Where the Fashion Is

A rich background in fashion photography has put New York-based photographer Simon Eeles in good stead for his recent work in capturing intimate stills of Australian life, published this...
Verden

The Foodie’s Guide to East London

Honest Pride and A Homey Touch A heartfelt and multi-media love letter to good food and beautiful people, Rosie Birkett and Helen Cathcart’s book East London Food, published by Hoxton Mini Press, is a celebration of the best restaurants,...
Nocturnal Transitions

Nocturnal Transitions

Capturing people in pensive moments, photographer Nick Turpin’s new book On the Night Bus is an illustration of London’s night life after closing time, final songs, and last...