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CR February: Yum! It's the Food issue

Posted by Creative Review, 22 January 2015, 10:36

Our February issue looks at how creativity is changing what and how we eat, with features on the story behind the Leon fast-food chain, apps for farmers in the developing world, the Disappearing Dining Club, trends in food photography and initiatives to tackle food wastage

Read more lets you browse iTunes' library by colour

Posted by Rachael Steven, 21 January 2015, 17:02

OpenWork - a design collective made up of Susana Carvalho, Kai Bernau, Elisabeth Malcolm and Daniel Powers - has created a new site allowing users to browse over 148,000 albums from iTunes' music library by the colour of their artwork.

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Artist INSA makes his latest animated gif... from space

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 21 January 2015, 14:50

UK street artist INSA is known for his animated Gif-iti wall pieces, but he has upped the scale for his latest project: it required a 14,000 square metre canvas and a pair of satellites to create the world's largest animated gif...

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Adidas addresses the haters in new spot

Posted by Eliza Williams, 21 January 2015, 11:09

A new ad for Adidas, created to promote the brand's "shiny new boots", takes a light-hearted swipe at all the haters out there on social media...

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Björk's Vulnicura album artwork

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 20 January 2015, 20:07

Vulnicura, the new album by Björk, has just been released on iTunes, two months ahead of its official physical release on CD and vinyl. The album features artwork and typography by M/M Paris and two portraits of the artist by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin...

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Vital Arts transforms Royal London Children's Hospital

Posted by Rachael Steven, 20 January 2015, 13:19

Since 2012, Vital Arts has been working with artists and designers to make the Royal London Children’s Hospital feel more welcoming for young visitors. The building’s transformation is now complete, with new works by illustrator Chris Haughton, textiles designer Donna Wilson and toy designers Miller Goodman.

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Typocircle presents Fraser Muggeridge

Posted by Creative Review, 19 January 2015, 15:46

The next Typo Circle talk will be from graphic designer Fraser Muggeridge, founder of the Typography Summer School and holder of a world record for the largest enlarged letter

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New illustration: Jason Brooks, Nicolas Ménard, Christoph Niemann & more...

Posted by Rachael Steven, 16 January 2015, 12:39

Our latest pick of new illustration work includes Jason Brook's London Sketchbook, a solo exhibition from Dutch post-pop artist Parra and some animated advertorials from California Sunday magazine and Google Play...

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Ads of the Week

Posted by Eliza Williams, 16 January 2015, 12:29

This week we bring you some great new spots for Lynx, Adidas, Toronto Crime Stoppers, and charities St John Ambulance and Karma Nirvana. First up though, Tiffany & Co becomes the latest brand to embrace same-sex marriage in its ads, with this new print campaign...

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The Pitch Funnel

Posted by Gemma Germains, 16 January 2015, 11:54

My name's Gemma and I'm a hypocrite. The thing is, I hate pitches – they cost us money, they redirect our concentration away from our clients and they force us to waste great ideas – but last year my studio took part in one. And we won it...

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