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

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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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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5 Mar 2015

by ILN

Generation Z: what does the future hold?

With technology changing at an ever-increasing rate, life is moving faster than ever – and no-one is better equipped to deal with it than the so-called Generation Z.

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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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16 Sep 2014

by Aurelia Havet

Think Glocal! Digital Media and Communities

In recent years, we’ve seen the rise of the “digital nomad”, leading an independent lifestyle that combines a career with the freedom to travel and work anywhere in the world. Yet in opening up the world to us, the internet has also been seen as fostering a lack of social cohesion with us interacting remotely in our own digital bubbles.

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11 Jun 2014

by ILN

The Luxury Experience: what’s the story?

Nowadays, when you can fill a shopping trolley with “luxury” chocolate, fabric softener, dessert and loo-roll, you do get a sense that, in terms of marketing, the l-word has reached its “masstige” limit. Increasingly, we seek the “authentic” as an alternative and this is where a brand can truly excel.

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28 May 2014

by Viktoria Borsi

The pain of paying

Recently, Dan Ariely, Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Economics at Duke University in the US, gave a great talk in London.

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