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Angels of the water

Posted by Rachael Steven, 29 July 2014, 14:50

Creative agency Taxi installed a poignant sculpture on a British Columbia beach on Thursday to raise awareness of Canada's annual Drowning Prevention Week. The large scale installation features 75 sand angels, each representing a person who drowned in the region last year...

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Myerscough and Morgan make Love on the Southbank

Posted by Creative Review, 28 July 2014, 17:41

With typical typographical panache, Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan have created a temple of love on London's Southbank

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Jacob Dahlgren art for the Royal London hospital

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 28 July 2014, 12:29

A new artwork by Swedish artist Jacob Dahlgren was recently unveiled at the dental hospital at the Royal London. It's one of the latest commissions from Vital Arts, the Barts Health NHS Trust organisation that aims to improve the hospital environment for patients and staff...

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Silk Pearce mark 15 years at Aldeburgh

Posted by Creative Review, 28 July 2014, 11:57

Design studio Silk Pearce has worked with the Aldeburgh Music festival for 15 years: a landmark celebrated in an exhibition of images of the area's distinctive landscape

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Six Great New Music Videos

Posted by Eliza Williams, 25 July 2014, 12:15

Looking to pass the time until the weekend? What better way than to catch up on some great new music videos – here are six of our recent faves.

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Talent Spotters: Arts University Bournemouth

Posted by Justin Barrow, 25 July 2014, 10:34

As part of our Talent Spotters series of degree show reviews, Justin Barrow, art director and founder of Supreme design and branding agency, selects his favourite projects from the Arts University Bournemouth BA Visual Communication degree show...

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Sagmeister and the 'bullshit' around storytelling

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 24 July 2014, 19:33

Stefan Sagmeister has vehemently dismissed the current vogue among creative types to label themselves ‘storytellers' as ‘bullshit'.

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Ad of the Week: Citizen, Better Starts Now

Posted by Eliza Williams, 24 July 2014, 11:58

Wieden + Kennedy Tokyo has created this charming film for watch brand Citizen, which uses a mix of elegant filmmaking and typography to tell the tale of the company's history. The spot is our Ad of the Week.

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CR August issue: digital futures

Posted by Creative Review, 24 July 2014, 11:40

Are you sick of all the nostalgic, handmade imagery that has dominated our visual landscape recently? Is it time to embrace the potential of 3D, CG and digital imagemaking and talk about tomorrow rather than yesterday?

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Richard Wentworth reflects on the First World War

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 24 July 2014, 11:04

A new poster by artist Richard Wentworth will be unveiled on the London Underground tomorrow as part of a cultural programme marking the centenary of the First World War. Using the Tube's familiar Johnston font, it reproduces a letter written by a young soldier to his wife – but the text is reversed...

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