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Unpacking Packaging

Posted by Silas Amos, 29 January 2015, 12:06

The Pentawards aims to showcase the best in packaging worldwide: we asked design strategist Silas Amos to analyse what its latest winners tell us about current food packaging trends

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CR February iPad edition: The Food issue

Posted by Creative Review, 27 January 2015, 17:45

Don't forget you can also get the February's CR, the food issue, for iPad, where you'll find all the print mag articles and exclusive additional content in Hi Res, our showcase gallery section, and CRTV, with video profiles of creative people, animations and other moving image work from around the world....

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Brilliantly funny new ad from Canal+

Posted by Eliza Williams, 27 January 2015, 16:50

First we had the Bear, now Canal+ gives us unicorns...

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New type: Formist, Hoefler & Co, Studio Feed & more

Posted by Rachael Steven, 27 January 2015, 9:30

Our latest pick of new type designs, projects and events includes a guide to combining typefaces from Thames & Hudson, punk inspired lettering from Montreal studio Feed and new releases from Fontsmith and Hoefler & Co. First up, though, is a new style blog with some striking headlines...

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How Fredrik Bond achieved an 'epic strut' for

Posted by Eliza Williams, 26 January 2015, 15:42

Mother's new ad for price comparison site has been causing many a chuckle this week. We talked to director Fredrik Bond about how it was made...

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Casey Neistat: maverick filmmaker

Posted by Creative Review, 26 January 2015, 11:58

Casey Neistat dropped out of high school at 15, became a 'professional dishwasher', and now makes some of the most-watched films on YouTube. This film from Design Indaba tells his story

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Canadian passport reveals its design secrets

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 23 January 2015, 16:37

New Canadian passports have been hiding a whole series of design gems between their innocuous-looking pages; you just need an ultra-violet light to see them...

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Ads of the Week

Posted by Eliza Williams, 23 January 2015, 16:31

Need a laugh? Well you're in luck as this week's advertising round up is filled with comedy spots, including work for Friskies cat food, Loto, Mercedes-Benz, and the Sims 4. Kicking off proceedings is a booty-tastic number from Moneysupermarket, which comes with an 'epic strut'...

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The Collective Quarterly

Posted by Rachael Steven, 22 January 2015, 15:35

New magazine The Collective Quarterly combines travel journalism with an artist residency programme and online shop. We spoke to founders Jesse Lenz and Seth Putnam about the concept and the latest issue, which offers a fascinating look at the sights, scenery and residents of the Absaroka mountain range in rural Montana...

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PJ Harvey at Somerset House

Posted by Eliza Williams, 22 January 2015, 15:28

PJ Harvey is currently recording her ninth album in a specially constructed studio in the New Wing at Somerset House in London. And, as part of a project created with Artangel, members of the public can go in and watch her...

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