The Attic

By VIU

The Attic is the monthly newsletter of VIU, a kidlit illustrator who loves mid century art and vintage photos. Sent every first Sunday of the month, each issue features an artist that I love and some other inspiring snippets. Occasionally you’ll hear news from my work too, but that’s not the m... Read more

The Attic is the monthly newsletter of VIU, a kidlit illustrator who loves mid century art and vintage photos.
Sent every first Sunday of the month, each issue features an artist that I love and some other inspiring snippets. Occasionally you’ll hear news from my work too, but that’s not the main focus of The Attic.

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#10・

The Attic #10 ✦ Sempé

Today a love letter to my favorite cartoonist, a very nice looking ad, a song about the letter J, a fun album cover, a colourful 1965 calendar and a sneezing book!

 
#9・

The Attic #9 ✦ Klára Sóti

This month's bits are a Hungarian illustrator, a super vibrant and modern poster from the 1920s, a travel poster of Dubrovnik, an album cover, a super cute animation, a magazine for parents and a book about music!

 
#8・

The Attic #8 ✦ Guy Georget

This month's bits: A colorful poster artist, some cool x-ray experiments from 1896, a Summer travel ad and a beautiful Bulgarian postage stamp, an incredible picture book and a collection of cigarette ads!

 
#7・

The Attic #7 ✦ Eadweard Muybridge

In this issue I present to you Eadweard Muybridge, a saucy campaing, a charming sketch, a Japanese ad about light bulbs and a colorful stamp from the 70s.

 
#6・

The Attic #6 ✦ Szilas Győző

Issue #6 is here with some more inspirational snippets! Click to see :)

 
#5・

The Attic #5 ✦ Margaret Nielsen

A mysterious illustrator, a fun itchy picture, a 1930's Swiss collage, a colorful stamp and some really funny maps from the 19th century. Let's go!

 
#4・

The Attic #4 ✦ Rokuro Taniuchi

Here's what I got for you: a surreal illustrator from Japan, an old picture of a kid and three friends, a tourism poster for Ticino and a 1660's celestial map!

 
#3・

The Attic #3 ✦ Sheilah Beckett

Your monthly dose of inspiration is ready: an illustrator who never stopped drawing, a Hungarian movie poster artist, a fun PEZ ad and a book about French medieval ornaments and patterns!

 
#2・

The Attic #2 ✦ Tadashi Ohashi

Four pieces to start the new year inspired!

 
#1・

The Attic #1 ✦ Hervé Morvan

Hervé Morvan (1917-1980) was a French illustrator and poster artist.He studied at l'École supérieure des arts appliqués Duperré in Paris where he learned to master wall art, frescoes and stained glass. After that, he took the path to advertising illustration.…