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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23 Jun 2015

by Alice Riley-Smith

Selling it softly: editorial commerce

The world of “e-tail” is changing. Luxury e-commerce consumers expect more from their online experience and editorial engagement is increasingly the answer.

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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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2 Apr 2015

by ILN

Sphere in the Spring

Hot off the press, the spring issue of Sphere has landed in the office

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13 Mar 2015

by ILN

The power of the dot

I can clearly remember the first time I noticed the impact a simple dot on a piece of paper could have.

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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 Jun 2014

by Casey Gillespie

When luxury is an experience

Luxury brands are increasingly using experiential marketing to promote their brands to their discerning and media savvy target audiences.

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17 Apr 2014

by Jane Washbourn

On the Fast Track with Aston Martin

As my alarm clock went off, I suddenly remembered it was no ordinary working day—ILN had invited a select group of clients to an Aston Martin driving day at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire… and the sun was shining!

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24 Mar 2014

by Louise Ailish

Digital Days and Interactive Print

Print products are converging with cutting-edge digital technologies in a holistic approach that harnesses the benefits of both screen-based and print technologies.

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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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21 May 2013

by Andy Tongue

AM magazine making headlines

ILN’s work was recently showcased by influential New York-based website Luxury Daily (, with a detailed and complimentary profile of the new-look Aston Martin magazine.

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