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Rebecca Cleal 5 min read
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U2's Achtung Baby, 30 years on

To celebrate 30 years since the release of Achtung Baby, U2’s career-defining 7th studio album, we were commissioned to screenprint two limited edition Shaughn McGrath artworks from the album's archive.

Rebecca Cleal 3 min read
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'Old Friend' Screenprinted art edition by Ivan Solyaev

Black Dragon Press collaborate for the second time with Russian artist Ivan Solyaev, releasing a brilliant companion piece to 2019's 'XVII'.

Rebecca Cleal 3 min read
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Photo Essay: Big Joanie, Jehnny Beth & IDLES at Barrowland Ballroom

After working as a music photographer since 2010, things went on hiatus while covid gave live music an unwelcome kick in the guts. The perfect antidote to the last two years? Photographing three electrifying bands at one of Britain's most iconic venues.

Joshua Roberton 4 min read
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KHRUANGBIN gig poster by MURUGIAH

Murugiah, master of bold colour and surrealist composition, releases a unique artist’s proof edition of his superb Khruangbin poster artwork.

Joshua Roberton 9 min read
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Onibaba and Kuroneko, screenprinted alt. movie posters by Takato Yamamoto

Dark City Gallery go to the source, employing a revered Japanese artist whose roots lie in the ukiyo-e tradition to create posters for Kaneto Shindô's iconic horror films

Joshua Roberton 3 min read
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VITA by Malika Favre

The Butterfly Effect reimagined: Malika Favre turns her illustrious anniversary cover artwork for The New Yorker into a beautiful new screenprinted art edition

Joshua Roberton 9 min read
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The Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy - a poster series by Matt Ferguson

With Matt Ferguson’s standout poster set complete, we thought it a great opportunity to ask Vice Press a few questions about handling film poster licences, meeting collectors expectations, and what it takes to make something new out of something so well known.

Joshua Roberton 5 min read
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The Red Shoes, screenprint edition by Laurent Durieux and Dark City Gallery

The renowned Belgian illustrator and long established UK gallery team up to fulfil a near decade long quest: to create the very first officially licensed alt. movie poster for one of Powell & Pressburger's all-time classics.

Rebecca Cleal 2 min read
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Meet the Maker podcast.

We were thrilled to talk with Mytton Williams for episode 10 of their excellent podcast. Making exceptional print — with Rebecca Cleal and Joshua Roberton.

Rebecca Cleal 2 min read
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'Tell your mother that you love her': Fontains D.C. gig poster.

In October Fontains D.C. played the iconic Alexandra Palace. Take a look at the printing process behind the official gig poster.

Joshua Roberton 3 min read
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Watership Down by Sam Chivers & Black Dragon Press

Evoking a moment of still tension amid the hidden pathways of a familiar English countryside, with their new screenprint edition Sam Chivers and Black Dragon Press invite us into the half-lit world of Richard Adams’ literary classic.

Joshua Roberton 3 min read
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Paranoia Agent by Ethan Sharp.

Ethan Sharp set the bar high with his posters for Perfect Blue and Metropolis. With his third release, Paranoia Agent, that trend continues, as he deliveries arguably his most ambitious and complex screenprint yet.

Joshua Roberton 3 min read
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Fantasy screenprint editions by Marylou Faure.

On a first outing with French illustrator Marylou Faure, we had the great pleasure of screenprinting a series of new art editions, each one full of the artist’s signature use of colour, strength of line, and unmistakeable character.

Joshua Roberton 6 min read
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Fruit Bowl by Choo is beautiful and bright, and a great reason to talk about ink mixing.

Black Dragon Press has again teamed up with Melbourne artist Choo, this time to release an art print that is full to the brim with bold colour and immediate appeal. With a print where colour is key, we thought it a fine opportunity to talk you through what it takes to mix those punchy colours.

Rebecca Cleal 1 min read
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About us: a print company of two.

We are White Duck Editions — print studio and fine art publisher. Established in May 2005 by Rebecca Cleal and Joshua Roberton...

Rebecca Cleal 2 min read
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Flash Gordon is a new screenprint edition by Peter Diamond

Vice Press deliver a fantastic next instalment in their Flash Gordon series of posters, with an enviable pairing of the cult classic British film with illustrator extraordinaire Peter Diamond. Two of our favourites, working together, and the outcome is a real feast for the eyes.

Joshua Roberton 5 min read
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Blending Realities: NFT and printed editions by VEXX.

In melding the worlds of physical and digital art, Belgian artist VEXX asks the question —Do these two realities really need to exist in mutual estrangement? With the rise of the NFT set against an undiminished love for the physical thing to hold and to hang.

Rebecca Cleal 3 min read
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Godzilla by Yuko Shimizu

Godzilla by Yuko Shimizu, formerly the art for The Criterion Collection’s excellent blu-ray box-set: Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954–1975, has been turned into a screenprint release by Black Dragon Press.

Joshua Roberton 2 min read
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The Clash, Bond International 40th anniversary limited edition silkscreened poster.

In 1981, The Clash cemented their cultural status as The Only Band That Matters, when they played an unprecedented 17 shows at the Bonds International Casino in Times Square,

Joshua Roberton 3 min read
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Late Spring & Early Summer by Katherine Lam.

With a new pair of screen printed posters, Black Dragon Press and Katherine Lam explore the subtle gravitas of Yasujirō Ozu’s first two titles in the Noriko Trilogy.