The Casual Optimist

Books, Design and Culture

August 23, 2016
by Dan
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The Great Discontent: Jean Jullien

Tammi Heneveld interviews London-based graphic artist Jean Jullien for The Great Discontent: My parents definitely introduced me to a lot of culture. My dad was keen on French bandes dessinées (comic strips) and music, which probably had something to do with … Continue reading

June 1, 2016
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ELCAF 2016 Official Poster

The official poster for the fifth East London Comics Art Festival by Jean Jullien.

October 7, 2015
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Book Covers of Note October 2015

A little bit later than scheduled, here is my October selection of book covers. There are three from Verso, and two by James Paul Jones, but I think it’s still another month of interesting, diverse, and eclectic work. I hope you agree… … Continue reading

April 9, 2015
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Apple Announces Revolution

Jean Jullien

November 5, 2014
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A Little Film About… Jean Jullien

Another cover featured in this month’s round-up was Jean Jullien‘s illustrated design for Dear Reader by Paul Fournel, published by Pushkin Press. In this short film by Handsome Frank, Jullien talks about his work, drawing with a brush, his relationship with technology, … Continue reading

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