Archive for the 'Fun Stuff' Category

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Questionnaire: Astrid Jaekel

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Illustrator of… Last summer Astrid became the very first winner of our very first Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize, and what a winner she was! Her awesome cover for The Sign of the Black Dagger blew the judges away and we’re thrilled that she’s agreed to give us a sneak peak into its creation.   […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Kirsteen Harris-Jones

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interviw: Kirsteen Harris-Jones Illustrator of… Kirsteen illustrated her first Picture Kelpies book, No Such Thing as Nessie!, back in 2013 for none other than Chani at DiscoverKelpies! And since it’s one of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge books, we thought it would be great to find out a little more about its wonderful […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Nicola L. Robinson

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Illustrator of… Nicola has been illustrating covers for our Kelpies range for the last 5 years and we’re thrilled that she’s agreed to give us a peak into her life as an illustrator! Read on for a look into her design process for Really Weird! Hi Nicola! So today we’re talking about your awesome […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Leah McDowell

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Illustrator of… Leah has been illustrating Kelpies for nearly three years now and has stacked up an awesome variety of fun, spooky and sinister covers. Today, as the other half of the Design and Production team, I’ll be interviewing her across our desks to give you a behind-the-scenes look into her work as a #FlorisDesign […]

Meet the Design and Production team here at DiscoverKelpies!

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Hello everyone! As some of you may have noticed, last Wednesday the Floris Books Design and Production team stormed the marketing office and declared that the day would be our very first Twitter takeover! And from now on we’ll be popping up on your Twitter and Facebook newsfeeds every Wednesday, with the occasional appearance on […]