Some say he's the 'Master of pens'. Some call him the 'The Justin Bieber of drawing'. We just know him as our old mate Mr Bingo, and we’re delighted to welcome him back to POKE as part of the D&AD New Blood Festival.
The exceptional illustrator and designer will be joining us on Wednesday evening for a talk called Ask Me Anything. And guess what? That’s (perhaps unsurprisingly) exactly what you lucky people can do!
At Poke we have been known to enjoy a drink together after work, and this is made even more pleasurable if we can make the most of the novelty of a Summer's day and some warming rays in the evening. However finding somewhere where the sun is still out can be tricky, particularly based on the time of day. We've tried to solve this problem by building pintsinthesun.co.uk - a pub finder that will tell you where the shadows will be for any building at any hour. Read about how we did it here...
The Weasel Puffin Unicorn Baboon Pig Lobster Race has been shortlisted for the People's Book Prize. Illustrated by our very own Angus Mackinnon, it follows an unlikely menagerie of animals as they cross a series of bizarre obstacles, employing everything from banana diggers to custard trampolines to cheat their way to the front of the pack.
Last Friday a team of us headed down to BBC Broadcasting House to take part in a BBC hack day, together with some of the best creative and digital talent in the UK. The Digital Lab, formed earlier this year to drive digital marketing innovation, teamed up with Radio 4 to tackle some of the big challenges around growing audiences via digital communication.