The Very Hungry Caterpillar munches his way to 50 today (3rd June), designed, illustrated, and written by Eric Carle, it has now sold over 50 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty-two languages. The New York Times cited it as one of the "Ten Best Picture Books of the Year" in 1969, its enduring appeal, according to librarians and children’s-literature experts, can be attributed to its effortless fusion of story and educational concepts, its striking visual style, and the timelessness of both its aesthetic and its content.
As a graphic designer I have been influenced by many things: books, films, fellow creatives, music and my favourite - ephemera.
This journal focuses on my personal collection and also what inspires me to do
what I do and, I hope, will continue to do for many years to come.