— Penguin Designer Classics

To celebrate their 70th anniversary, Penguin have asked high profile designers to create the covers for commemorative editions – Limited to just 1000 of each – of five of the most definitive books from their publishing history.

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— Fashionising

A rather addictive blog which whilst commenting on all things fashion, also offers a constantly growing showcase of fashion photography and photographers.




— Robert McGinnis

It’s been a while since we published any illustrations by the great pulp book cover artist/illustrator Robert McGinnis, so here’s an opportunity to update the archive.


The original paperback cover art As Old As Cain by M.E. Chaber.

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— Celebrating International Women’s Day

The English Group has been involved with a number of projects focused towards issues of gender imbalance and gender inequality over the last few years. As well as working with Annie Lennox’s SING Campaign and ‘The Circle’ project (on behalf of Oxfam), and the GREAT Initiative with Mariella Frostrup, we notably joined up with Bryan Adams and BlackBerry for Modern Muses , a celebration of inspiring women of the modern age, presented as a monograph of Bryan’s portraits of the women, as well as an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

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