CR May 16: The Social Media Issue

Our May issue is all about social media, with advice on how to run successful Kickstarter campaigns, work with YouTube influencers and make great content for Tumblr, Facebook and Instagram. It’s also our Annual, with over 100 pages of outstanding design, advertising and creative projects selected by a panel of industry experts

These Honda concept vehicles are super fun

Honda has laid out its future vision for autonomous driving technology in a series of seven concept vehicles, which include charming innovations such an automobile for climbing mountains that can sprout legs, and the ‘road tripper’ which features large glass panels allowing passengers to enjoy a panoramic view as they travel…

Kurt Cobain’s lighter changed my life

Like a relic from a latter day saint, possession of a hallowed smoking accessory once owned by the Nirvana frontman turned mild-mannered student Scott King into the rebel artist we know today

Highlights from the expanded edition of In Loving Memory of Work

Craig Oldham’s In Loving Memory of Work: A Visual Record of the Miners’ Strike 1984-85 has been published in a second edition, complete with a range of new material. Here, Oldham selects some of the most interesting additions, including ex-miner Phil Winnard’s powerful photographs of the strikes.

CR Annual Best in Book: Design

Each year, our Annual judges select projects of special merit for our Annual’s Best in Book section. Here are this year’s Best in Books in Design