Archive: Feb 2018

  1. Trend Forecasting the Arts in 2018: A Break from Technology in Favour of the Natural World

    After another year of unsettling world political and economic shifts, and an exponential growth in the role of the digital in everyday life, design trends for 2018 seem focused on recapturing a sense of what is tangible and secure. Industry and Progression— as captured beautifully by Emma Dashwood This search for meaning sees us reconnecting with […]

  2. Making Waves with Chloe Daykin’s Fish Boy & Richard Jones

    Cover art for Fish Boy, by Richard Jones If you scan through the reviews of Fish Boy, you will see, over and over, these words: “reminds me of David Almond — think Skellig” And that is more than enough for me. It also came as no surprise that it was nominated for a Carnegie Medal* […]

  3. Behind the Book: I Am A Cat by Galia Bernstein, debut picture book

    The Illustrator: Galia Bernstein   It’s been an exciting 2018 for Galia so far. Her author-illustrator debut, I AM A CAT, published on February 6th to starred reviews and has already gone into ten foreign editions. We asked her a few questions about the inspiration behind the protagonist of I AM A CAT, her process, and […]

  4. Spring Fair Success at Birmingham’s NEC 2018

    We attend Spring Fair at Birmingham’s NEC every year, showcasing our artists to clients, both established and new. This year felt like a new beginning, with our new logo, new stand, and exciting new artists to show, along with those more established, who never fail to impress. It’s been a great fair, we’ve met some […]

  5. Books Publishing This Month at Bright Agency US: February

     The Big Bed Illustrated by Tom Knight | Macmillan  May I Come In? Illustrated by Jennie Poh  | Sleeping Bear Press Brave Clara Barton Written and Illustrated by Sarah Green Random House Books for Young Readers   Wordy Birdy Illustrated by Dave Mottram Doubleday Books for Young Readers