INSPIRE CONVERSATIONS

Inspirations, opinions, and sprinklings of thought leadership from the ILN team

24 Nov 2015

by Hannah Scally

Making a splash at the 800th Lord Mayor’s Show

Illustrated London News made a proud contribution to the 800th anniversary of the Lord Mayor’s Show this year, creating a brand-new look and approach for the official Show Programme.

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14 Sep 2015

by Patrick Wingrove

A Record Publication for a Record Reign

Illustrated London News will mark the historic occasion of Her Majesty The Queen becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Britain's history with three exclusive publications.

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8 May 2015

by Patrick Wingrove

Etched in the past: ILN engraver Brian Williams

I recently met former Illustrated London News engraver Brian Clifford Williams at his home in the Essex town of Billericay. An extremely pleasant and cheerful man, he immediately welcomed me with a warm handshake and a cup of tea, and we soon sat down to talk about the fascinating experiences he had working for ILN.

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19 Jan 2015

by Samantha Robinson

Free thinking: ways to add value

A pioneering force in publishing, The Illustrated London News launched in 1842 as the world’s first illustrated newspaper. It was an instant hit and by 1848, it was selling 80,000 copies a week. Its success was down to the innovative ideas of its publisher, Herbert Ingram.

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17 Oct 2014

by ILN

“Touching” history with The Illustrated London News’ original artwork collection

ILN hosted a viewing of the artworks from our archive to a handful of auctioneers. The archive is not as complete as it once was, but still includes illustrations and paintings by high-profile artists including Terence Cuneo, Bryan de Grineau, Fortunino Matania and Stephen Ward

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23 Sep 2014

by Hannah Scally

The Hovis Problem: New Thinking for Heritage Branding

Brands that have been around for a long time (and many that want us to think they have) have long recognised the value of the heritage story in customer engagement.

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26 Aug 2014

by Patrick Wingrove

Past and Present: Brands and Archives

A few months ago, I was hired by Illustrated London News Ltd as a Historical Researcher.

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11 Mar 2014

by Andrew Small

ILN’s unique World War 1 archive – Advertising on the Home Front

The Illustrated London News archives are a treasure trove of journalistic, photographic and illustrative material covering World War 1.

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