Esurance - Rian or knock-off?
The new Esurance commercials have been very popular - and did Rian design them, we get asked? The answer is no. The main character, Erin, bears a striking resemblance to several of Rian's illustrations; she obviously goes to the same hairdresser, for example. Judge for yourself here
Device fonts chart in FontShop's Top Ten Fonts of 2007
"Damaged Display": Celebrate beautiful imperfection with rough and worn letters lifted from asphalt, paint stencils, old wood type, and manhole covers. FontShop
Design, Tea and Biscuits: Rian at the Art Directors Club, New York
Courtesy of Veer, join us for an evening of genteel design discussion and refreshment with the British illustrator, graphic designer, comics artist and typographer.
Thursday, November 15, 2007
The Art Directors Club
106 West 29th Street
New York, NY 10001
6:30-9:30 PM Tickets and information
The classic X-Men logo - redesigned
Todd Klein discusses Rian's new X-Men logo designs Todd's Blog.
Fornarina launches Hughes's "Gotham Girls" DC Comics range
Based on the famous DC Comics characters Harley Quinn, Batgirl and Poison Ivy, Italian fashion label Fornarina's new womenswear range sports Hughes's characteristic interpretations.
'Yesterday's Tomorrows' Book Signing
Rian Hughes will be signing copies of Yesterday's Tomorrows at Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR on Thursday 23rd August 2007 from 6-7pm.
To order signed copies call 020 7803 1900.
The new Spirit logo
Veteran letterer and Eisner-award winner Todd Klein discusses Hughes's new Spirit logo, currently gracing Darwyn Cooke's gorgeous reboot, over at his blog: Todd's Blog
Design Week magazine
Yolanda Zappaterra talks to Hughes about Dan Dare, font design, illustration and upcoming projects in "Back to the Future", featured on the cover of Design Week, volume 22 number 28, 12 July 2007.