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What I Love About Movies

Posted by Rachael Steven, 29 September 2014, 15:17

The creative team behind film magazine Little White Lies has partnered with Faber to launch its first book: an illustrated compilation of answers to the question, 'What do you love about movies?'

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Faber launches Modern Classics imprint

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 29 September 2014, 13:06

Faber has unveiled the look of its new Modern Classics range, which is set to launch early next year. The new design uses plenty of white space with a subtle band of colour, plus a line from each of the texts...

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Etihad unveils geometric new livery from Landor

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 29 September 2014, 11:14

Abu Dhabi airline Etihad's new geometric livery by Landor Associates, supposedly inspired by the colours of the desert landscape, is the latest redesign in a sector that is becoming increasingly bold and playful in its use of graphics

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Visit Ernö Goldfinger's flat in Balfron Tower

Posted by Eliza Williams, 29 September 2014, 9:20

The National Trust is holding a 'pop-up' opening of a flat in Balfron Tower in east London, a grade II listed building and one of the finest examples of 1960s Brutalist architecture in the city...

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Carl Kleiner: There Will Be Blood

Posted by Creative Review, 27 September 2014, 13:57

Swedish photographer Carl Kleiner's There Will Be Blood series is a beautiful exploration of geometry, materials, colour and light

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Posters, Politics, Protest: British Political Posters conference

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 26 September 2014, 15:09

Next month, the People's History Museum in Manchester is set to stage a conference dedicated to the British political poster. Speakers will include Saatchi & Saatchi-founder Jeremy Sinclair, creator of many of the Conservative party's most famous ad campaigns, artist Peter Kennard and designer Noel Douglas of the Occupy movement...

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Random Spectacular Two

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 26 September 2014, 14:41

We were quite taken with the first issue of Random Spectacular, a large-format journal put together by Norwich-based fabrics and wallpaper company St Jude's, which featured a great selection of illustration and print making. Three years on, issue two has just been published – and it was well worth the wait...

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All In Due Course: Lawrence Weiner at South London Gallery

Posted by Eliza Williams, 26 September 2014, 14:27

An exhibition of new works by seminal US artist Lawrence Weiner opens at the South London Gallery today. Beloved by artists and designers alike, Weiner's new show features a series of text-based works on the walls of the gallery, as well as an off-site piece, placed on the facade of the semi-derelict Peckham Road Fire Station across the road...

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Try before you buy

Posted by Rachael Steven, 26 September 2014, 11:43

Last week, Dalton Maag launched a new website allowing users to download full versions of its font families for pitches and non-commercial projects free of charge. It’s a bold move, but is it good for business, and are other foundries likely to follow suit?

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Knit creates talking window for Hiut Denim Co

Posted by Creative Review, 26 September 2014, 11:40

Creative technology agency Knit have 'hacked' a shop window for the Hiut Denim Co using conductive ink to tell stories about the brand and its products

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