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Channel 4's NewsWall presents the news, in GIFs

Posted by Rachael Steven, 22 April 2015, 15:21

Channel 4 has launched a brilliant new website presenting daily headlines from around the world as GIFs, which aims to repackage online news in a format appealing to teens and young adults...

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Met Police explain how the Hatton Garden job was done in handy interactive guide

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 22 April 2015, 13:39

Easter's daring Hatton Garden raid in London seemed like something straight out of a heist movie. Now the Metropolitan Police have brought the details of the robbery dramatically to life in an interactive piece of content created using the thinglink platform

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RightsInfo: the online guide to human rights

Posted by Rachael Steven, 22 April 2015, 10:34

RightsInfo is a new website which aims to provide a concise and engaging online guide to human rights. Inspired by news sites such as Buzzfeed and the BBC, it uses infographics and custom illustrations to summarise key human rights developments and cases in a bitesize, shareable format...

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Sagmeister & Walsh and the robbery that never was

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 21 April 2015, 17:44

There had been a robbery at Sagmeister & Walsh and it was all captured on camera. CR had the story. Except we didn't and there was no robbery. It was all an elaborate hoax

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The making of the CR Annual cover

Posted by Creative Review, 21 April 2015, 10:00

The cover of this year's CR Annual was created by directors Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones in collaboration with VFX studio Analog. It also involved a flower artist, a colossal 3D scanning rig and a very famous fashion model...

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CR Club: Exclusive screening of Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 at BFI

Posted by Creative Review, 20 April 2015, 15:26

As part of our subscribers only membership scheme, CR Club, we've partnered with the British Film Institute to offer free tickets to a private showing of Federico Fellini's 1963 classic, 8½, ahead of a re-release of the film this summer.

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Amuseum magazine

Posted by Rachael Steven, 20 April 2015, 14:00

With comics, trivia and original illustrations, new magazine Amuseum provides a light-hearted look at physical objects - from bizarre historical artefacts to everyday items.

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New Salman Rushdie covers by Sroop Sunar

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 20 April 2015, 13:43

London-based illustrator Sroop Sunar has created a vibrant set of ten new covers for author Salman Rushdie's backlist and also his forthcoming title, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, citing mid-century Indian matchbox label designs as her inspiration...

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Keeping the Anzac memory alive

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 20 April 2015, 10:53

The Unforgotten Soldiers is a tableau vivant installation, performed in black and white, which is touring New Zealand as a tribute to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) soldiers who fought in the Gallipoli campaign during the first world war 100 years ago...

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Ronseal: It does exactly what it says on the vacuum moulded polypropylene five litre bucket

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 17 April 2015, 17:18

Not so long ago Ronseal products all came in a tin, hence its memorably straight-talking strapline. Twenty-one years on, however, its range is housed in all types of containers and so – as a new spot explains – the company's had a go at tweaking its famous line...

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