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Beautiful Nike India cricket ad

Posted by Eliza Williams, 24 April 2014, 11:25

This striking spot from Nike India features 1,440 cricketers and demonstrates the love for the sport in the country, whether you be adult or child, amateur or professional...

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Art de toilette

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 23 April 2014, 17:25

London's Serpentine Galleries have teamed up with Comme des Garçons to develop their own fragrance which is, apparently, "light, yet deceivingly complex". The bottle features artwork by Tracey Emin...

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What's On

Posted by Antonia Wilson, 23 April 2014, 16:15

CR's pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Paris Photo in LA, Hyères Festival of Fashion & Photography, Introduction to Letterpress with New North Press in London, Motion Factory behind-the-scenes animation exhibition in Paris, publishing symposium Art-Information at the ICA, and Off Life's #QuickDraw Live event in London...

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Byline magazine launches

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 23 April 2014, 11:31

A new quarterly magazine for The Times' Times+ membership aims to offer an insight into the newspaper's news gathering process and is designed and art directed by Design by St...

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Designs of the Year category winners announced

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 23 April 2014, 10:44

The Design Museum has announced the category winners in the 2014 Designs of the Year Awards, which include the Portable Eye Examination Kit (PEEK) in the digital section, The Seaboard Grand piano keyboard in product and James Bridle's Drone Shadows project in graphics (shown above)...

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Lush gets a digital makeover

Posted by Rachael Steven, 23 April 2014, 10:02

Method has created a new website and customer magazine for cosmetics brand Lush, with a surprisingly minimal design...

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Made Thought rebrands G.F Smith

Posted by Rachael Steven, 22 April 2014, 16:30

Made Thought has designed a new visual identity, website and brand book for paper company G.F Smith, which it says aims to better reflect the brand's heritage and the people behind its products.

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Pick Me Up 2014

Posted by Antonia Wilson, 22 April 2014, 16:30


Monster-making, confessing your typographic sins, illustrating for Vogue and designing record sleeves... Pick Me Up festival returns to Somerset House in London this week for a fifth year, showcasing graphic art in all its forms, alongside a series of talks, workshops and other events. Plus CR has ten different exclusive PMU t-shirts to give away.

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Google Glass goes into the wild

Posted by Eliza Williams, 22 April 2014, 16:07

Anomaly in New York has created a new short film for Google Glass that shows that the product is not just for urbanites but can also be of real use as a tool for research....

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Richard Turley to leave Bloomberg Businessweek

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 22 April 2014, 15:32

After four years helping to produce some of the most visually arresting magazine design in recent years, Richard Turley is to leave Bloomberg Businessweek for MTV...

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