CR September issue: graduate special

Our September issue is our graduate special with profiles on five young talents who we feel have a very bright future. Plus, we meet new Japanese creative supergroup Party, look back at Sainsbury’s in-house design team and much more

Our September issue is our graduate special with profiles on five young talents who we feel have a very bright future. Plus, we meet new Japanese creative supergroup Party, look back at Sainsbury’s in-house design team and much more

If you would like to buy this issue and are based in the UK, you can search for your nearest stockist here. Based outside the UK? Simply call +44(0)207 292 3703 to find your nearest stockist. Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine.

Our cover this month features an image from An Abrupt End, a series of images of an exploding, milk-filled balloon created by James Huse, Josh Eaton and Steven Keylock of Kingston. Huse is profiled inside (see above) as one of our five grads to watch.

 

Alongside Huse we have illustrator Matt Craven

 

Filmmaker and photographer Hannah Blackmore

 

 

Filmmaker and sound designer Lu Sisi

 

And graphic designer Fleur Isbell

 

Elsewhere in the issue, Eliza Williams meets Party, the new digital agency that combines some of Japan’s leading creatives

 

We preview Own Label, Fuel’s upcoming book on the Sainsbury’s in-house packaging design team, with an essay by Emily King and nostalgic images from the archive

Broken eggs anyone?

 

 

In Crit, James Cooper of JWT New York takes a look around Talk to Me, MoMA’s new show on interactive products

 

Gordon Comstock wonders why the lessons spelled out in Andrew Cracknell’s new history of advertising’s US golden age, The Real Mad Men, have been subsequently ignored

 

Jeremy Leslie finds out what happens when magazines are made under the most extreme time pressure

 

John Lloyd suggests that Google’s doodles could use some quality control

 

And, in his regular logo column, Michael Evamy looks at how identites for higher education are evolving in the brave new world of students-as-customers

 

Plus, you can win this fantastic David Pelham print of his Clockwork Orange cover in our Gallery competition

 

If you would like to buy this issue and are based in the UK, you can search for your nearest stockist here. Based outside the UK? Simply call +44(0)207 292 3703 to find your nearest stockist. Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine.

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