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MinaLima Announce ‘Art of the Block’ Contest, Plus House of MinaLima Virtual Visits!

minalima Los Angeles art of the block contest

Jul 09, 2020

Posted by: Victoria Tomis

Art, MinaLima, News

MinaLima, the award-winning magical graphic designer duo who’ve conjured up iconic art for the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts film franchises, have ventured into the Muggle world with their latest fan contest: The Art of The Block. The contest, by partner studio MinaLima Los Angeles, invites contestants of all ages and magical abilities to use …read more!

MinaLima Updates: New Magical Moments and Hogwarts ‘Harry Potter Prints, Plus Pinocchio & Wizard of Oz Illustrated Classics

May 31, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Books, MinaLima, News

House of MinaLima might be closed due to Covid-19, but MinaLima have still been busy making magic with design throughout lockdown. With new Harry Potter prints, a new illustrated classic available, plus news of their next illustrated classic to come, there are plenty of ways to enjoy and support MinaLima during this time! New Magical Moments …read more!

Nominate your hero and they may win a postcard from MinaLima

Apr 28, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Contests, MinaLima

There’s a lot of talk about bravery in the Harry Potter books. Harry is uncomfortable being singled out to teach Defence Against the Dark Arts to the members of Dumbledore’s Army because it thinks his classmates misunderstand his supposed bravery. He protests that he was doing what he had to do in the moment, terrified, …read more!

Italian ‘Harry Potter’ Cover Artist Serena Riglietti Explains The Mice On Her ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ Cover! (Translated Interview With Fansite ‘Portus’)

Apr 24, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cover Art, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News

J.K. Rowling has been active once again on Twitter, and recently shared that she kept her copies of Harry Potter in her office, and loves seeing all the different editions and cover art. One edition in particular caught her eye: the Italian Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone cover art. Rowling said the edition had always been her favorite …read more!

Beautiful Thai ‘Harry Potter’ 20th Anniversary Edition Covers Revealed!

Apr 06, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Books, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, News, Paperbacks, Publishers, Translations

New 20th Anniversary cover editions are now available to preorder via Nanmeebooks. These Thai editions are absolutely glorious, so we wanted to show them off! The covers are incredibly detailed. With cover artwork by artist Apolar, who said this is “a dream come true” via their Facebook page. Preorder via Thai booksellers Nanmeebooks at this link early to get …read more!

Mischief From Home Online Potter Programming, Magical Merch & More From Mischief Management!

Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, MinaLima, News, PotterCast

With many fans on lockdown, there’s never been a more important time to reach out to the Potter community and make sure you stay connected. Mischief Management, the team behind LeakyCon, BroadwayCon, PodcastCon, Con of Thrones, and Mischief Media (hosting PotterCast and other fan podcasts), are programming livestreams on Twitch that Potter fans will certainly …read more!

Inside the New Illustrated Edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ From MinaLima!

Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Cover Artists, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Potter News, Scholastic

The Wizarding World team released a first look inside the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from renowned design team MinaLima yesterday. The duo created the graphic design seen in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and brings their trademark stylistic flair to this magical edition set to release Oct. …read more!

Can you draw a Niffler? This Wizarding World video will show you how

Mar 24, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Fan Art, Fun, Videos

Getting a bit agitated in your isolation? Practiced Wingardium Leviosa on every item in the house, including the (now extremely annoyed) cat? Have you tried to learn a new skill, such as how to conjure a Patronus or draw a Niffler? Wizarding World can help with the latter as they have released a new Make It …read more!

JuJuBe launch exciting new Honeydukes collection!

Mar 19, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Art, Misc, News, Potter News, Products, Sales

The Californian, luxury backpack, accessory and diaper bag company have conjured up a brand new, Honeydukes inspired collection to add to their existing Harry Potter lines! Back in 2005, friends Joe Croft and Kristin Hunker recognised that ‘the diaper bag industry was lacking durable, high-quality designs, in styles that parents would want to wear’. They wanted to create …read more!

MinaLima Announce Los Angeles Studio & Ruth E. Carter Costume Design Exhibition

Mar 14, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

MinaLima, News

Look out, Los Angeles! Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts graphic design masterminds, MinaLima, have announced a U.S. partner studio: MinaLima Los Angeles – specialists in experiential exhibition design. Their launch project? A touring exhibition by Oscar-winning Costume Designer, Ruth E. Carter, designed by MinaLima Los Angeles. The exhibition will celebrate the groundbreaking achievements of Carter, from her early work, to her …read more!



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