A Zeal of Zebras and Other Creature Group Illustrations by Woop

October 27, 2011
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A Zeal of Zebras and Other Creature Group Illustrations by Woop

A shiver of sharks. A galaxy of starfish. A kaleidoscope of butterflies... These might sound like the fanciful whimsies of a small child, but they are in fact the proper collective nouns one would assign these groups of animals. The folks at London-based Woop Studios have perfected the art of illustrating such quirky expressions, incorporating text and design in these fun and educational limited edition prints.

The design community has taken notice of this delightful project; the illustrations have been nominated for the 2011 British Design Awards, and Chronicle Books recently turned them into a book called "A Zeal of Zebras". The gorgeously colored pages make for a unique introduction to the animal kingdom and the alphabet for children—and an aesthetically pleasing read for design-savvy parents.

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Design, woopstudio, animals
Design, woopstudio, animals
Design, woopstudio, animals
Design, woopstudio, animals
Design, woopstudio, animals
Design, woopstudio, animals

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Lindsey Burrows

Lindsey Burrows

Hi, I'm Lindsey. I'm new to the Design.org team, and I look forward to sharing some of my design discoveries with you. By day, I am the art director and page designer of a foreign policy magazine in Washington, DC. By night, you might find me with my nose in a book or scoping out the District's restaurant or bar de jour. You can follow my twitterings at @lindseyburrows.

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