Author: Philippe Nicolas
Philippe Nicolas is a visual designer and creative director. Based in Nantes, his clients include the New York Times, FIFA, UEFA, Agence France-Presse, and Wired. Philippe lectures at a number of art schools including the Institute Supérieur des Arts Appliqués (Nantes) and Istituto d'Arte Applicata e Design (Torino).

I was ecstatic when I got the opportunity to view an advanced screening for the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s It. Although I’m aware of the novel’s faults — for one thing, the ending drags on too long, full of overwrought imagery — I still love the whole thing, even the “bad” bits. My love doesn’t center on the scares King is famous for, but the coming-of-age story that frames the horror. (More…)