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Born in the Echoes: Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall on designing The Chemical Brothers' new live show

Posted by Rachael Steven, 21 July 2015, 10:56

From giant tin robots and laser shows to motion capture footage filmed at Andy Serkis' Imaginarium, The Chemical Brothers' latest live show features some spectacular visuals. We spoke to its creators Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall about the set following the band's performance at this year's Glastonbury Festival

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Nick Ballon's delicious film for Crane cookwear

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 21 July 2015, 9:50

Photographer Nick Ballon has shot a lovely film to promote Crane cookwear at its 175 year-old foundry in France –made all the better by a great soundtrack

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Gradwatch 2015: Michael Driver

Posted by Creative Review, 20 July 2015, 10:46

After touring this year's degree shows, we've selected visual communications graduates from across the UK who we feel have produced outstanding creative portfolios, and will be showcasing their work on the site this summer. The first of our graduates to be featured is the talented Michael Driver, from Kingston University's illustration and animation course...

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How TBWA London created Airbnb's floating house

Posted by Rachael Steven, 17 July 2015, 17:55

TBWA/London's floating house for Airbnb, unveiled in London last month, was a brilliant piece of experiential advertising. In this feature from our July issue, creative directors Nick and Steve Tidball explain how it was made, and the challenges of building a fully-equipped residence capable of cruising down the River Thames

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Sir Terence Conran on Centre Point: The designer's building

Posted by Creative Review, 17 July 2015, 17:38

As part of a longer documentary about London's iconic Centre Point building, hat-trick interviewed Sir Terence Conran about the building's significance and what it meant to designers when it was first built

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Ads of the Week

Posted by Eliza Williams, 17 July 2015, 16:55

From humour to heartbreak to hyperbole, our Ads of the Week have a bit of everything. Dig in.

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The Alphabet – a collaborative type project

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 16 July 2015, 20:02

On Monday the front page of the Sentinel & Enterprise, a daily newspaper published in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, looked a little different. A large letter 'A' introduced the first in a series of artworks set to feature on every single edition of the paper over the coming month. The collaborative alphabet is the work of artist Anna Schuleit Haber and 26 international typographers...

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Welcome to the Alien Sex Club

Posted by Eliza Williams, 16 July 2015, 14:58

Artist John Walter creates exuberant, 'maximalist' art installations packed full of imagery, ideas and live performances, usually centred around a bar. His latest show, Alien Sex Club, which opens at Ambika P3 gallery in London next week, tackles a serious subject – HIV and sexual health testing – but with a smile.

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The Drowned Man: An interview with immersive theatre masters Punchdrunk

Posted by Antonia Wilson, 15 July 2015, 15:00

As immersive performance pioneers Punchdrunk release a limited edition book of photographs from their 2013 show The Drowned Man, we speak to artistic director Felix Barrett, and photographer Julian Abrams about creating and capturing the spectacle and the intimacy of their now world-renowned productions.

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Everything is Architecture: Bau magazine at the ICA

Posted by Eliza Williams, 15 July 2015, 14:40

There is a treat for design fans coming up at the end of this month at the ICA in London, as the gallery hosts an exhibition celebrating the 1960s Austrian architectural magazine Bau: Magazine for Architecture and Urban Planning.

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